Christopher Holm-Hansen's is a Copenhagen-based product designer and the co-founder of MeetButter, a promising new which aims to makes online workshops and meetings more human and delightful.
We talk about his journey from training as a civil engineer, through the first product he ever built - a spoon that helps you properly season your food - to his journey through founding 2 previous startups, and a bank’s internal venture group.
We explore how seeking a new direction and remaining engaged at the moment that Covid hit gave him and his team a clue that led to MeetButter’s current product, and what he sees as the future of online meetings and work beyond the Covid-19 crisis.
In this conversation we discuss:
[3:11] Covid situation in Denmark & Israel.
[8:08] Early life, and a love for making and creating things.
[13:51] Design Engineering Degree.
[15:20] Discovering Human-Centered Design.
[18:28] A Spoon That Helps Cook.
[23:22] Service Design Explained.
[27:41] First Startup Launched
[31:51] Working as a UX Designer at an Agency
[36:38] Joining a Venture arm at a Large Bank
[39:48] 2nd Startup Launched, New Partner
[46:10] Denmark's Gaming Ecosystem
[51:24] Retrospective: What Christopher Would Do Differently
[52:56] The Origin Story of MeetButter
[1:02:33] How MeetButter is Different
[1:08:39] Can Online Meetings Be Delightful?
[1:12:56] The Costs of Bad Remote Practices
[1:21:48] The Future of Remote Work
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