Sv. Handelshögskolan Helsingfors
Christian is incubating a wearables company in Finland called Koru. Koru is creating an operating system for social jewelry. Until July 2012 he was service design company Fjord’s Chief Innovation Officer. He still serves on the board of Fjord and as an advisor to the management team. He headed Yahoo’s mobile product team in the early phase of mobile Internet. About 7% of human population made their first mobile calls on his invention the Navi key user interface used on many early Nokia phones.
As one of the digital and mobile design industry’s true gurus, being nicknamed the godfather of mobile phone users by Finland’s leading newspaper Helsingin Sanomat for his groundbreaking work making mobiles easy to use. He comments on future of mobile in leading journals such as Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Wirde, GigaOm. He is a regular speaker on different mobile and digital conferences and blogs at www.christianlindholm.com, where he writes on mobile and digital life.