Chief Designer, Tapani Jokinen Design & Principal Strategic and Circular Design Consultant, Fraunhofer IZM
Expert on Strategic Design and Circular Design
Tapani Jokinen is an industrial designer working at the intersection of circular economy, systems, foresight, and design. He looks back at more than 25 years of extensive design experience in various capacities and global locations. In his daily work Tapani helps teams and businesses to become more resilient by applying circular design principles in order to make their future business, products, and services more sustainable.
Besides his work as a design consultant at the Fraunhofer IZM, an applied research institute for systems and electronics, he is the founder of TJ Design, a creative consulting firm that fuses strategic innovation and design with sustainability business practices. He was Head of Design Portfolio and Strategy at Microsoft / Nokia, and the initial designer behind the iconic Nokia 3310.