4819 Maple Rd
Edina, MN 55424
+1 952 960 9074
2003 - Present
Design consulting specializing in mobile phones and consumer electronics
Vice President of Product Design Cognmia LTD.
2001 - 2002
Product concept, strategy and design of next generation mobile services.
Director of Symbian DesignLab
1998 - 2001
Lead and coordinated dozens of design and research projects relating to mobile internet services within Symbian, including the Quartz reference platform (Sony/Ericsson P900) Managed 19 people to design, prototype, test, and specify future mobile wireless products. Oversaw a design team that has generated >20 patent applications, 10 academic/trade publications, and 5 external speaking engagements.
Founder Jenson Design
1997 - 1998
A consulting group which did human interface design. Customers included Netscape, Mayo Clinic, American Express, and Tango Communications. Projects include client server applications, internal web site design and usability studies.
Apple Newton Group
1992 - 1997
Designer/programmer for Apple Newton. Started on original concept device which included concept prototyping as well a development of Newton 1.0, 2.0 and eMate products.
Apple System Software Human Interface
1988 - 1992
Human interface manager within Apple Computer on projects such as QuickTime, FileShare, AppleMail, AppleScript, Publish & Subscribe and QuickDraw GX print architectures.
Default Thinking, Future Products
Chapter within The Inside Text: Social perspectives on SMS in the mobile age
Ed: Richard Harper, Springer Verlag. To be published 2004
The Simplicity Shift: Innovative Design Tactics in a Corporate World
Cambridge University Press, published 2002
Apple Human Interface Guidelines
Technical Advisor. Published 1992
Keynote at Appliance Design 2004, Bristol UK
Mobile Commerce World 2003
Mobile User Interface 2001
Numerous Mac Developer conferences
Newton applications, Macintosh Drag and Drop, Symbian Phone Concepts
Symbian phone concepts
|Programming:||Designed, prototyped, and implemented Calendar, To Do List, Draw, and Spreadsheet applications for the Newton Personal Digital Assistant. All work done in C++ and NewtonScript.|
|Maintained and extended Newton application toolbox and view system.|
|Designed and implemented PC-Host, a distributed version of the Common Lisp window standard, Common Windows. All work done in C and Common Lisp on IBM PCs using MS-Windows.|
|Incorporated three person software development firm to design, write and license integrated spreadsheet for Macintosh. The product, Quartet, integrated text and graphics directly into the spreadsheet document. Responsible for the graphic design and human interface programming. The program shipped approximately 4,000 units.|
Jenson Design Minneapolis, MN
One year travel with my family
Cognima LTD London, UK
Vice President Product Design
Symbian, Ltd, London, UK
Director of DesignLab
Jenson Design Minneapolis, MN
Apple Computer Cupertino, CA
Application Lead in Newton Group (5 years)
Manager Macintosh System Software Human Interface (2 years)
Senior Software Engineer (2 years)
Intellicorp Mountain View, CA
Senior Systems Engineer
Macintosh Business Applications, Inc. Sunnyvale, CA
Stanford UniversityStanford, CA
M.S. in Computer Science, June 1991.
B.A. in Economics, June 1984.