Janni Frederiksen Kalafatis

User experience lead - Verdens Gang Norway

Janni has over 15 years of experience in news, digital media, and design management. He is a champion of making information and technology accessible – utilizing his expertise to transform difficult user journeys into seamless, easy-to-use experiences. He has a proven track record of driving innovation and staying ahead of the curve in a constantly evolving industry.

In his previous role as Chief Design Officer for an AI startup, Janni played a key role in the company’s growth from a team of 10 to 100 employees. He is now focused on product development, artificial intelligence, digital strategy, and product management at VG, Norway’s premier news source.

VG has been at the forefront of the digital transition since its online launch in 1995. With over half of the Norwegian population visiting vg.no daily, innovation in news experience has been a critical driver of their continued growth and success.