Last Thursday, the 26th of September 2019, I had the honor of giving an inspiring talk on innovation and a Design Thinking workshop to the Marketing and Communications team from Business Area Technologies and Emerging Businesses (BTEB) at Ericsson.
My opinion on "Is Paris the next start-up hotspot?" article was published in the Financial Times under the segment "MBA view" where business school students discussed what it takes for Paris to become Europe’s tech hub.
I was a keynote speaker in the “Design Talks Business” conference, part of the official program of the Gdynia Design Days 2018, which took place in Gdynia (Poland) on the 13th of July 2018.
I participated in a panel discussion on the gig-economy, which took place in Almedalen 2018.
Almedalen week is known as as the time when different actors in politics an civil society get together in Visby, in the island of Gotland, to discuss the most pressing issues affecting Swedish society and the world.
On the 30th of March I had the honor of spending the morning presenting my thoughts on innovation and strategy to a group of key Lithuanian companies in Vilnius. This event was an organisation at Challenge Accelerator.
My interview in Swedish National Radio on my experience starting Frames, the Portuguese Film Festival in Sweden.
My interview in the Virtual Innovation Sofa podcast from Mihaela Biti, preceeding the Digital Innovation Hub conference in London (Juanry 2018).
My TEDx Matosinhos talk is finally available!
LEAD was a leadership programme designed to make participants think deeper and differently on technology shifts, innovation processes and sustainable development. The four month long LEAD programme was a joint initiative between the Stockholm Resilience Centre (Stockholm University) and the Swedish Institute.
Check the freshly published video "Balticlab - Connecting Creative Minds", a journey into the Balticlab experience. With reflections from me and Mikolaj Norek as facilitators and content designers, from the Balticlab participants on their discoveries and challenges throughout the programme in 2014, as well as contributions from the Balticlab mentors and inspirational speakers.
“After extended consideration of all submissions I am delighted to let you know that the Programming Committee would like to invite you to present your final paper at our international Designing Experience-conference to be held at the Academy of Visual Arts, HKBU from 27 to 29 November 2014.”
My illustration Odd Job Live in Bremen just one of the world’s most prestigious design awards: the Red Dot Design Award 2014. The illustration for the Swedish jazz band Odd Job was made together with the prestigious design studio Gábor Palotai (Gabor Palotai — art direction, David Wickström and Fernanda Torre — graphic design).
Last October 2013 I was invited by the Creative Association of Curators TOK in St.Petersburg (Russia) to give a talk in the International Conference “Socially Integrated Design: New Ideas for Familiar Spaces”. My talk was called “Collaboration Design, the path for Prosperity” and it took place on the 22nd of October in Gallery Formula, the old bread factory at Ligovsky pr. 74 that has become one of the central points of alternative art scene in St. Petersburg.
Algorithms increasingly permeate all aspects of modern life and are transforming the way we humans interact with non-human species and the biosphere. In this manifesto, we gathered a small group of thinkers and doers – scholars, programmers, artists, entrepreneurs, game developers and others – to explore these possible principles for the development of algorithms that helps us protect and strengthen our ecosystems, and improve our creative capacities to sustain human well-being in an uncertain future. They are applicable to programmers, hackers, software companies, computer scientists, artists, designers, policy-makers and others taking active part of the algorithm revolution.
This dynamic workshop on the future of Hammarby Sjöstad took place during Kulturnatt 2015. In this event a select group of influential citizens, politicians and other officials were lead by professionals from The Experience Design Group to imagine possible futures for the Hammarby Sjöstad community and sharing these visions, redesigning the democratic process.
We Have Company was a co-creation space, created to be a multi-functional, multi-purpose space where work was to be catalyzed by the exchange of ideas, sharing of knowledge and work together.
We Have Company acted as a cushy nest designed to accelerate the successful development of creative and innovative ventures through an array of mutual support resources and services, developed and orchestrated by the members. In addition, We Have Company lead co-creation initiatives and events aimed at creating innovation.
Nov2k is a yearly symposium that is organized and run by graduate students at Karolinska Institutet and Södertörn University. Mixing playfulness with inspiration for interaction, the team brought Experience Design insights to the planning of the event, creating intimacy and the feeling of being part of the action to the event itself.