Managing Director, Squint Opera
At Squint/Opera, a digital creative studio and consultancy based in London and New York, Jan is overseeing creative excellence and technology. He guides the studio’s wealth of in-house talent across many international projects.
As a Partner, he builds long-term relationships with leading industry partners. He is instrumental in the development of Spaceform, a data-driven VR/AR tool to review and design projects in the built environment.
Jan’s wide network keeps him up-to-date on the latest technology and industry trends, which he brings back in-house, pushing the boundaries of Squint/Opera’s work. He also works to secure ambitious, exciting projects for the studio, including their latest collaboration with Toyota and BIG for the Toyota Woven City.
An expert in virtual design and communication tools, he has contributed to Propmodo magazine and Voices from McKinsey & Company about the impact of technology on the built environment. Jan sits on industry panels, including the NLA Urban Innovation Forum and has spoken about technology and design at the Global Infrastructure Initiative (GII) and the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia.
As a trained Landscape Architect – before joining Squint/Opera – Jan ran a lecture series for architecture and urban designers students at the Technical University in Berlin.