Anja E

Anya Ernest

Anya is driven by understanding how technology, business, and design interact in order to design meaningful user experiences and creative digital services. She finds inspiration in trying to understand scenarios and how people act in them. 

In the role she explores now, Anya leads Polestar’s explorative work from a service and systemic design perspective through partnerships, student relations and cross-organisational work. She also works with the continuous exploration of the in-car apps within Android Automotive for all Polestar markets.

Anya studied Interaction Design at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. She is also a regular participant in panels and podcasts, as well as a regular lecturer at Hyper Island and Yrgo. She is also on the Board of Advisors for Yrgo and Rethink, Karlstad University. 

Watch Anya’s 2022 speech here