Jens Martin Skibsted

Product/Industrial Designer / Denmark / KiBiSi/Biomega

Jens Martin Skibsted is a design philosopher and product designer. For more than a decade, he has helped Fortune 1000 companies build products that redefine marketplaces through iconic products. He pioneered the designer bicycle when founding Biomega, and he is a founding partner of KiBiSi, the leading Scandinavian product design group. His bicycle designs reside in the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art, New York (MoMA), Centre national des art plastiques (Le CNAP) in Paris, and the Francisco Museum of Modern Art, among other institutions.

A Young Global Leader who has spoken at the Digital-Life-Design Conference (DLD), Design Indaba, Davos, and numerous other World Economic Forum meetings, Skibsted is an advisory board member of the INDEX Award, vice-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Design and Innovation, and board member of the Danish Design Council. He is a published author and an ad hoc expert commentator for Fast CompanyHarvard Business Review, the Washington Post, and other publications.

Jens Martin graduated from the École supérieure d'études cinématographiques (ESEC) in Paris and has a Certificate in Project Management from the University of California at Berkeley, and a degree in philosophy and communication from Copenhagen University.

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