Erik Geelhoed - with a background in psychology - worked at Hewlett-Packard Research Laboratories, Bristol from 1991 until November 2009. He is an internationally recognised expert in design research with outstanding track record of global collaborations and a wide network of industrial and academic partners. Multi-lingual; an accomplished communicator across cultures with extensive user knowledge of a range of business and IT systems. Highly adaptable; able to quickly comprehend and formulate approaches to find solutions to new and diverse problems and situations.
His main area of interest is Pervasive Media & Mobile Computing .g. Media-Scapes, Eyeglass Displays, Fashion & Wearables (with Central St Martins College of Art and Design), Net-Books in Education, Context Sensors and Actuators, Digital Storytelling, HP's Halo Telepresence system, he initiated and set up Digital City Bristol.