Mercedes EQ

Immersion </> driving In recent collaboration work between HERE and Daimler, we explored innovative use cases, where location data could go beyond utility, and assist with contextual and immersive experiences. The result of the collaboration was visible on the Mercedes EQ HMI. Our approach is integral and holistic HMI design in autonomous vehicles. We believe…

HERE Technologies

AI, Machine learning and self-driving cars Recently, while working with high definition maps (HD Maps) and HAD Highly autonomous driving) concepts, noticed new approaches are emerging in our design, discovery, prototyping activities. Designing experiences for AI and Robots will require completely new approaches, rarely we find new talent from Academic world trained with these approaches. For…

Digital fabrication

Over the years I have spent time building competence in product making, bringing them alive from idea to some sort of shape. DFM (designing for manufacturability) takes years to master, typically requiring many disciplines working together to accomplish Product goal. Today, most people are familiar with 3d printing, there is a great amount of hype what 3d…

Jaguar

Automotive Innovation Automotive innovation pace is escalating. Car OEMs are finding the new competitive space as the new greenfield for service innovation, personalisation and context-relevant content consumption. Google, Tesla, Uber and other giants are racing and setting the pace and keeping consumer expectations high. While working for HERE Maps, we developed a point of view for…

Nokia

Forward Design Creative direction on three Concept design projects in mobile phones focusing on the evolution of Asha product line as well as tablet opportunity in emerging markets. Evo bringing Asha line to full touch interaction in a compact and competitive format for entry smartphone segment. Neo done in collaboration with our industrial designers aimed at…

Gate5 GmbH: Location Services

Gate5 GmbH, Location and Commerce unit which Noka acquired, was incubating new services in the intersection of mobile location. I established the Service Design team, which was based in Helsinki. The approach of mobile coupons was gaining some traction, and companies such as Grupon were growing rather fast. Launched experimental loyalty and rewards mobile service…

Strategy and Platforms Play

Early 2006 Java platform was becoming very popular among developers, carriers noticed the application business opportunity, so did IBM, Sun, and Google. Microsoft was not getting traction  with their Mobile OS, and I was on charge of Java Strategy. Nokia and Motorola were the main contributors to MIDP2 API specification, and together with Sun were…

Services Innovation

After moving to Finland from Spain, I managed Unified Communications products for Nokia Networks. With the emergence of MMS, and Nokia putting a camera on every pocket, who had become the largest camera manufacturer in the world. We had to come up with novel concepts and solutions to gather, capture, relive and make personal these communication…

Power Converters, UV and Laser applications

Started my career funding an engineering Start up, and built a business in an industry that had not yet taken advantage of new power converters and applied to consumer products. Created a new high frequency converter that was capable of powering an array of 32 lamps or 10 high power lamps on a single device. The…