Johan

Johan designs advanced technology at Holotype. Before, he led the design of the autonomous car at Lyft and moonshots at Google X.

Work

Currently exploring the next frontier of computing at Holotype inspired by Engelbart's Augmenting Human Intellect and Victor's Magic Ink.

Before, Johan led the Rider and Autonomous Design teams at Lyft and Level 5 and launched moonshots at Google X including Replicant, Project Wing, Project Loon, Chronicle, and Everyday Robots. Before joining Google in 2012 he ran a design agency for 7 years working with clients including Apple and the Danish Government.

Johan holds an M.S. in Computer Science and Design and a B.A. in Philosophy. At Stanford University his research on Aggregated Trustworthiness examined the role of social media on online credibility formation.

Play

Talk AI in the Wild – How AI is moving computing into the real world.

Podcast First step is awareness – Interview with Howard Rheingold.

Essay Persistence – A personal story of setting goals.

Essay Limits of logic – Break the cage and imagine the possible.

Essay A new mindset – Change your mind to change the world.

Contact

Email hello@johanjessen.com

Twitter twitter.com/johanjessen

LinkedIn linkedin.com/in/johanjessen