Marita Holst

Screen Shot 2016-08-05 at 10.16.07.pngMarita Holst earned her PhD in 2007 in Social Informatics at Luleå University of Technology, and since then works as senior project manager at Centre for Distance-Spanning Technology and Botnia Living Lab. Since 2015 she is also General Manager of Botnia Living Lab Marita and a member of the ENoLL Council. Marita has 15 years of experience in user-driven innovation processes including significant competence both as project manager and user-expert in real-life piloting of future internet and mobile service innovations involving users in early need-finding, concept development and evaluation as well as large-scale trials in various domains such as Smart cities and IoT, energy saving, sports and culture, e-democracy, privacy and security.

Marita will speak at the Empowering End-users – From Factors to Actors workshop.