Jan Finnesand

Helping businesses
identify opportunities
for growth, through
the lens of; planet,
people, profit.

Helping businesses
identify opportunities
for growth, through
the lens of; planet,
people, profit.

Planet.
People.
Profit.

The What, Why & How

Jan is a seasoned & future-oriented innovation strategist, business advisor, creative director, and strategic designer. With a compassionate leadership style, and a visual & hypothesis-driven approach to problem-solving and opportunity identification.

— That integrates Futures + Design + Behavioural + Systems Thinking in order to increase the capability, quality & speed of innovation.

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Core Capability & Expertise

During the past two decades, Jan has developed a broad set of skills that enables him to advise senior management, and envision, direct and drive future opportunities into tangible business outcomes.

Crossing his strategic abilities, business acumen, tech-savviness and design expertise. — In order to propose novel customer-centric and data-driven business models- and service innovations.

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Business Strategy

a

Strategy
& Innovation
Advisory

Since 2017

Business Innovation

b

Strategic Design
& Strategic
Foresight

Since 2015

Business Creation

c

Innovation Strategy
& Business Model
Innovation

Since 2011

Team Leadership

d

Creative Direction,
Strategy & Art
Direction

Since 2006

Craft & Execution

e

Design, Concept
Development &
Creativity

Since 1999

Professional Journey & Experiences

A journey that started as a hands-on designer, concept developer, team lead, and creative director.

To one in which his focus is to inspire, challenge, and advise senior managers on how to navigate uncertainties driven forth by emerging technologies, evolving customer demands, and shifting societal expectations.

— By fostering foresight, collaboration, co-creation, experimentation, and exploration.

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2021 - Present

ix

Strategy
& Innovation
Advisor

LinkedIn.com

2017 - 2020

viii

Principal,
Innovation Strategy
at EVRY SDL

evry.com

2016 - 2017

vii

Chief Design
Officer (CDO)
at Movi™

LinkedIn.com

2013 - 2016

vi

Strategy Director &
Creative Director
at FDC

LinkedIn.com

2010 - 2013

v

Senior Creative
& Art Director
at McCann

mccannworldgroup.com

2008 - 2010

iv

Art Director, Senior
Designer & Advisor
at Dinamo

dinamo.no

2005 - 2008

iii

Art Director &
Senior Designer
at Mediafront

mediafont.no

2005 — 2005

ii

Digital Designer
& Art Director
at McCann

mccann.no

2001 - 2004

i

Digital Designer
& Art Director as
a Freelancer

LinkedIn.com

Value Propositions & Core Beliefs

Delivering value through the three core business objectives: (i) Inspire, Challenge & Advise key stakeholders toward future-oriented and change-driven action. (ii) Identify, Facilitate & Delineate novel strategic options for incubation, evaluation and acceleration. (iii) Lead, Co-Create & Navigate selected value propositions, such as new digital services or business ventures, from initial idea to market/business realization.

Convinced that purpose-driven, humane & mindful organizations are those that will succeed in the future.

— And that vision-driven leadership, strategic foresight, reframing & creativity are truly critical capabilities. In order to transform any existing, or novel, business/organizations into customer-centric, contextually relevant & competitive in the future.

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1

Inspire,
Align & Advice
Key Stakeholders

Strategic Foresight
& Management Consulting

2

Reframe &
Envision New
Strategic Options

Innovation Strategy &
Business Model Innovation

3

Validate &
Evaluate Value
Propositions

Creative Direction
& Service Innovation

4

Shape &
Restructure
Organization

Organizational Design &
Process Innovation

5

Brand &
Marketing
Solutions

Business Growth &
Market Implementation

Contact & Collaboration

Curious to know more, or just want to have a friendly chat in regards to potential projects, collaborations, new ventures, or interesting job opportunities.

Then contact Jan on e-mail, or via Linkedin.