About Pontus Wärnestål
Service Design Director and Human-Computer Interaction researcher (PhD), with 15+ years of work experience with Interaction, User Experience, and Service Design.
In 2012, I joined the Informatics department at Halmstad University, researching and teaching as Assistant Professor in HCI. My research focus is on Health Service Innovation with award-winning research on peer support for children cancer-survivors (e.g. SIGCHI Honorable Mention Award, Livestrong Innovation Prize Winner 2014). I created and directed the Bachelor program Digital Design and Innovation at Halmstad University, and received the Accomplished Teacher Pedagogical Merit degree in 2014. Currently, Pontus works as Director of Service Design at inUse in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö, and Denver, alongside with academic research on participatory service design at Halmstad University.