Founded in 2013, we are a design and innovation consultancy in Vancouver. With a focus on innovation through design, we help companies and organizations discover and deliver engaging brand-, product- and user experiences.

SOLVEIG JOHANNESSEN

CEO + Founder

Solveig is an entrepreneur with an interdisciplinary background in education, design, and business leadership. As the CEO of Educe Design and Innovation (ED&I), she has successfully established herself as a design consultant — leading the company in applying user-centred design methods to business transformation, product strategy, and technology innovation. ED&I was founded on Solveig’s vision to work together with individuals and organizations tackling ambitious and complex ideas, to help them translate these into meaningful and tools, experiences and products. A strong advocate of diversity of thinking as a foundation of innovation, Solveig addresses design challenges deeply, and continuously stirs the status quo to discover new ways to create solutions for the dynamic and ever-evolving world we live in.

Solveig has extensive experience in product, service, and organizational strategy, leadership, and implementation. During her career background in aviation and petroleum R&D, Solveig managed global teams and developed targeted tools, programs, and change management initiatives aimed at prompting behavioural and cultural changes in organizations. Her collective experiences in corporate, startup, educational, and creative environments have exposed her to a variety of contexts and challenges, allowing her to hone in methods that combine design, business strategy, behaviour theory, and technology.

Solveig holds a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Design, and is driven to bring innovative ideas to life through interdisciplinary collaborations.