Katja is the founder of syfte, specialist in research & experience design, educator in Design Thinking and Interaction Design at University of Sydney and Director on the Global Board of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA). She holds a BA Communications (broadcast journalism) a Master of Multimedia Design and a Master of science (Human Centred Systems). Katja has been working in digital media since the mid 1990’s back when everyone had blue hair and rode razor scooters around the office. Such a long tenure in the industry has afforded her with invaluable experience and perspective which she loves to share.
Most recently she’s been exploring the world of digital auras and ambient intelligence as well as less creepy topics like holistic experience design and wearable tech and cognition.