“Together we can now offer leading expertise to our customers who seek answers for digital disruptions on a global scale. Cresense will bring a new dimension to our competence portfolio with their strong user research competence. In addition to this, Cresense’s design expertise will further strengthen our design team. We warmly welcome our new colleagues from Cresense to join Ixonos. Together we’ll have the best opportunity to create digital success stories for our clients and challenge the future with a new way of thinking and distinctive services”, says Sami Paihonen, CEO of Ixonos.

”Merger with Ixonos offers us an outstanding possibility of growing and innovating on the next-generation user insight based service design. Thanks to Ixonos’ long and successful experience on both technology and design we can now integrate user research seamlessly with service design and technology solution, throughout the whole service lifecycle. This is the recipe for how our customers can introduce innovative services, devices and experiences representing the new era – embracing user experience as the key element to brand engagement and business success”, emphasizes Marko Rapeli, CEO of Cresence.

Ixonos is a design-led technology company that provides creative digital solutions and services for customers in selected target industries. The company helps its customers embrace digitalisation, Internet and mobility for productivity, new business models and unique user experiences for competitive advantage. The primary geographical markets are Finland, USA and Great Britain, where Ixonos’ design studios are located.

Cresense is a company that excels in user-centric service design. The company represents leading expertise in seamlessly combining user research, user experience and service design. Cresense has a strong customer base and references in fields of both B2B and B2C services. As part of the company reorganization, a total of 27 employees from Cresense offices in Helsinki, Singapore, Shanghai and San Jose will join Ixonos.

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