In 2015 i founded Ping Design AS, my own professional business. Ping Design is co-funding CognitoWorks Norway that in as a part of Cognito in the Czech Republic. Congito is a business that delivers Web and App development. Approximately 40 people are employed in two offices in Norway and Chez Republic.
I'm also a co-founder of the Bakery, a small design studio at Grünerløkka working in the intersection of design, technology and interaction. The Bakery is a place to create, discuss, share, experiment and display ideas.
I have been a part of Oslo Lux since the inception in 2011. Lux is a series of conferences and associated exhibitions that probe the boundaries of light, space and interaction. The events explore recent developments in art, design and architecture in this fascinating and evolving area.
I got my master degree from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO), I have for the past three years been working with Ulstein making visions into reality as an concept/interaction designer. Ulstein Bridge Vision was a project in collaboration with Centre for Design Research at AHO to develop a new and revolutionary ship bridge.
My focus and work includes interactive and screen based applications, research, insights and usability.
2015- CognitoWorks - Co-founder - Design and development office in Oslo, Prague and Brno.
2015- Ping Design - Founder - Company that focus on areas within design and technology.
2015- Oslo Lux - Co-organizer and curator - Symposium and exhibition for light, space and technology.
2015 EGGS Design - Concept and interaction design - Ulstein IAS (intelligent automation system).
2014 Forskningsrådet - Interactive installation to children, Holobox at Forskningsdagene.
2013- The Bakery - Co-funding studio and gallery - Design, technology & interaction.
2013 Hove festival - Interactive installation, commissioned - Aurora Nebula b.
2013 Galleri ROM / Oslo Lux - Interactive installation, commissioned - Aurora Nebula.
2012-2015 Ulstein Power & Control - In-house concept and interaction designer - Ulstein Bridge Vision.
2012-2014 Centre for Design Research (AHO) - Design research and user testing - Ulstein Bridge Concept.
2008 Cape Film commission - Internship and business study in Cape Town - Project Runway, intranet.
2008 University of Oslo - Business and entrepreneurship at Gründerskolen - Pal product, business plan.
2005-2012 The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) - Master of Design - IxD specialization.
2004-2005 Husky hendler - Racing and training of thirty sled dogs in Finnmark.
2004 York St. Johns university - Pre-study, exchange program - Art & Design.
2003-2004 Høgskolen i Buskerud og Vestfold (HVB) - Pre-study - Design & technology.
2002-2003 Fisherman - From the North sea to Lofoten.
1998-2002 Salesman - Bysiden / TV2 interaktiv / ViaDial
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1982 Born in Ålesund - Norway