Matt Jones | BERG
Matt Jones is a principal at BERG and has delivered digital products and services since 1995. He was creative director for the launch version of the BAFTA award-winning BBC News Online. Between 2003 and 2005, he worked at Nokia on areas as diverse as RFID/NFC applications of tangible/physical interfaces and the human universal experience of play.
From 2005 to 2007, he was director of user-experience design for Nokia’s Nseries range within Nokia Design. In early 2007, he co-founded and designed Dopplr.com, which grew into an influential and popular startup travel service, before Nokia bought it in fall 2009. He studied architecture, qualifying in 1995 RIBA Part II and BArch from the Welsh School of Architecture. He has spoken at events such as Reboot, Ars Electronica, Webstock, O’Reilly’s Etech and FooCamp, is a visiting tutor on the Design Interactions course at the Royal College of Art and has written about interaction design, comic books and planetary-scale, self-replicating robot dogs for 10 years at www.magicalnihilism.com.
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