Jinsoo An is a Transdisciplinary Designer, Researcher and Technologist
Areas of focus
He has lead numerous projects and research on issues surrounding media consumption, loneliness, aging, and play. He is also known for his work in computational gastronomy, mixed reality, wearable devices, and other digital products that enhance human experience.
He believes that in order to design products for the postmodern society, people's complex relationship with machine and nature must be examined through divergent perspectives.
He has worked with over 40 Fortune 500 companies such as Google, Microsoft, Nintendo, Nike and LG, across 20+ industries.
Presented at TEDx, Google X, Google Food Lab, UCLA, Impossible Foods, Sony, Institute for the Future and more.
Featured in best seller Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating by Charles Spence.
Named by J. Walter Thompson Intelligence as a leading figure in tech.
Appeared on a multi-part documentary, Rêver le futur: L’alimentation du futur, syndicated on Planète+ and Netflix worldwide.
Jinsoo provides a wide array of expertise during product/service development, from start to finish. They include, but are not limited to: product and interaction design • product strategy • concept and framework development • cultural and ethnographic research • speculative ideation • revenue model generation • data visualization • software and hardware prototyping • small-scale manufacturing • design process refinement and leadership.
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