Before joining Ridango, Nielsen served as Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of RB Rail AS, the company responsible for building Rail Baltica railway infrastructure project. Nielsen has previously also led infrastructure development in Swedbank and worked 12 years in telecommunication company Tele2, where he held Estonian and Baltic level CTIO/Management Board positions. 

“Ridango is a fine example of technology startup, where committed team and excellent competences have created leading end-to-end Information- and Ticketing Solutions provider for public transport. Owners vision is to take another step both in terms of scalability, product development and geographical coverage – I believe my extensive experience in different technology areas and international business will support Ridango to take the next step”, said Mart Nielsen.

“The experience that Mart has gained over the years by holding different leadership positions in the technology sector is impressive. Since he has been involved in many international projects, he can surely catch up quickly with Ridango’s line of business. As an international technology company in the growth phase, Mart’s seasoned management experience is something we’re looking forward to”, added Argo Verk, Ridango’s Sales Director. 

In addition to Mart Nielsen, the current board members, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Kristjan Niinemaa and Argo Verk will continue to serve the board. 

Ridango is an internationally recognized technology company focused on developing public transport ticketing and payment systems. In addition to Estonia, Ridango provides services in five other European countries, offering turnkey solutions for municipalities and companies in various sizes, helping millions of people to use public transport simply and seamlessly.