About Magne Ekerum
I am currently Head of Service Design at Sopra Steria in Norway, leading a team of 18 brilliant service designers. We strive to be the best design environment concerning design and technology, and we are a total of 70 designers in our studio.
Our work is about holistic human experience and viable innovation for our clients. We are an integrated part of Sopra Steria’s innovation organization and we lead and are responsible for development process in big prominent projects where innovative use of technology affects people and the business of our clients.
My focus is to develop the team as process leaders concerning service design as well as specializing individuals in different areas in the close levels in the design spectrum such as Systemic Design, UX research and Industrial Design. I am process driven and work strategically with solving the right problem and I innovate on the desired result and effect.
I have previously worked as Lead Designer at Halogen, Creative Director and Partner at Hareide Design and automotive designer at Johnson Controls in Cologne Germany.
Some of the clients I have been working with throughout my carrer: BMW, Ford, GM, Borgward, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, Kongsberg Digital, Kongberg Maritime, Vard, Umoe, Aker Solutions, Equinor, Wonderland Beds, Håg, Vipps, Vy, Norwegian Defence, FFI, Flir, Avinor, Tine, Adax, Fjellstrand, Brødrene Aa, Rolls Royce Marine and a lot more.