Christian Lindholm is Chief Innovation Officer at service design agency Fjord. Christian is one of the digital design industry’s true gurus, being highly respected throughout the web and mobile space. (So much so that Helsinki’s top daily once described him as "the godfather of mobile phone users.") As a partner at Fjord, Christian has been able to combine his mobile and web experience to steer the development of world-beating digital design solutions. This included linking up with Nokia to create the market-leading LifeBlog, and his vast experience has allowed him to ensure that Fjord’s creations continue to meet the needs of the mass market while remaining at the forefront of innovation.
Previously, Christian was VP of Mobile Products at Yahoo, overseeing the development of several leading platforms including the award-winning Yahoo Go 2.0. Before that, he managed the digital design team at Nokia and was responsible for the iconic navi-key user interface and the highly regarded series 60 operating system. He oversaw Nokia’s digital design when the company was at the height of its domination of the mobile handset marketplace.
Christian has written for top publications such as Businessweek and is a frequent conference speaker. As one of the fathers of the smartphone revolution, his views are much in demand, and he is one of the industry’s most incisive commentators.
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