Scott Jenson
4819 Maple Rd
Edina, MN 55424

+1 952 960 9074

Design: Jenson Design.
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.
Publications: 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
Speeches: Keynote at Appliance Design 2004, Bristol UK
Mobile Commerce World 2003
CHI2002, CHI2001
Mobile User Interface 2001
EuroForum 2000
Numerous Mac Developer conferences
Patents:   9 Issued
Newton applications, Macintosh Drag and Drop, Symbian Phone Concepts
20 Pending
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 PC’s 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.
Work History:  
2003-Present Jenson Design Minneapolis, MN
2002-2003 Personal Sabbatical
One year travel with my family
2001-2002 Cognima LTD London, UK
Vice President Product Design
1998-2001 Symbian, Ltd, London, UK
Director of DesignLab
1997-1998 Jenson Design Minneapolis, MN
1988-1997   Apple Computer Cupertino, CA
Application Lead in Newton Group (5 years)
Manager Macintosh System Software Human Interface (2 years)
Senior Software Engineer (2 years)
1985-1988   Intellicorp Mountain View, CA
Senior Systems Engineer
1984-1985   Macintosh Business Applications, Inc. Sunnyvale, CA
Education:   Stanford UniversityStanford, CA
M.S. in Computer Science, June 1991.
B.A. in Economics, June 1984.