Working with cities and product and service companies including M ⇢ by Volvo Car Mobility to design improved ways of getting around in, relating to, and above all living in, cities.
Building the diverse human centred design teams that solve real world problems and build better services, spaces and cities together with end users, residents and community and business leaders.
Partner to Boris Design Studio, one of Hong Kong’s leading design studios.
Speaker, guest lecturer and moderator at events and institutions including Asia’s premier design gathering Business of Design Week (most recently the City Programme), KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Berghs School of Communication, Aalto University, Nordic Way, XDesign and Cotalk.
Founder of independent print publisher Paper Light Publishing.
Swedish, formerly based in San Francisco and London with a stint in Washington D.C. Now living in Stockholm. Regularly in Hong Kong and Singapore.
The second edition of my co-authored book State of Mind at Work is available to order ⇢.
Global Head of Design for the Futurice agency (Berlin, Helsinki, London, Munich, Oslo, Stockholm, Tampere) where I also did strategic client work, and held a seat on the group's managing Council. Futurice’s clients include BMW, E.ON, Electrolux, Halebop, Plan International, Kesko, Allianz, Samsung and Fira.
International Head of Creative at Comprend [Stockholm, London, Lisbon + Milan] (2014-2016). Developed award-winning UX & Design team. Established human centered design methodology with an emphasis on research and collaboration. Clients included European industry leaders BBVA, Grant Thornton, SEB Bank, Electrolux, William Hill.
Global Head of Creative at Nansen [Stockholm, Chicago, London, New York, Washington D.C.] (2011-2013). Built and coached the international UX and design teams, setting the overall creative direction for the agency. Clients included Electrolux, Coop, Reyes Beverage Group, Vårdförbundet and Aggro Pekuliar
UX & Design Director at cloud collaboration leader Huddle (2010-2011) in San Francisco, Telegraph Tech Start-up 100 Award winner. Inaugural RHoK ⇢ judge with founding partners NASA, The World Bank, Google, Yahoo! and Microsoft.
Founding Editor of Paper Light Magazine together with Frida Vega Salomonsson and Andreas Carlsson.
Co-founder at Skrivr and OpenTypography. Advisor at Weld ⇢ and MND Labs. Co-author of 'Noded - The untouchable business', listed by Internetworld magazine with Apple, Twitter and Nintendo Wii as ideas and companies that “got it right” and are leading the way to the future.
In 2008 coined the term Functional Creativity to explain how successful digital projects combine strategy, concept development, function and UX:
Spray, Marieberg Interactive, SMC, Yahoo! (2003-2004), Sharpenr (2004-2010) and Stanford University CSP, JMK Stockholm University and Poppius School of Journalism alumni. Former writer, editor, photographer and columnist.
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