Christian is a serial entrepreneur, with his team building a wearables OS company called Koru, building a Health Accelerator called Vertical and a Health & Happiness start-up eco-system called HealthSPA. All support his passion for digital health. Until July 2012 he was service design company Fjord’s Chief Innovation Officer. In May 2013 Fjord was acquired by Accenture. 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 featured 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 co-wrote a booklet on Health technology, publishes wearable trends and speaks on conferences on wearables and startup innovation. He has been a curator for the Health track at Slush and helped to create The Upgraded Life Festival, now the leading digital health startup event in the Nordics.