About Us

About Katachi®

Katachi Media makes creative tools and products that change the way we communicate and tell stories with mobile devices. At the core of Katachi’s offering is a new generation publishing platform Origami Engine for create highly engaging interactive experiences on mobile devices. Taking advantage of new mobile technologies Katachi is reinventing storytelling, advertising and the users experience on these devices.

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The Team

  • Ken Olling
    Ken OllingFounder/CEO

    Ken is a design and media visionary contributing to the future of modern media and how it is consumed. He specializes in platform design and development across all design medium. Having extensive experience in global branding, creative direction, graphic design, architecture, product design and film, his work leverages these discipline into extraordinary multichannel, interactive media experiences. Previously, Ken’s was Creative director of the global agency Razorfish, CCO of Løvetann producing modular architecture and an independent design consultant. His clients included Audi, NASA, Nike, Nissan, RTL, Visa, Sony, TBWA, Vodafone. While never attending university, Ken cofounded the interactive design master program at Oslo college of Architecture and Design and is a visiting professor at Beijing University.

  • Karianne Hjallen
    Karianne HjallenFounder/CIO

    Karianne loves gadgets, technology, people, poetry and has a great mind for solving problems and finding new solutions. In addition to starting Katachi Media, she has over the recent years also been a active in her local community both as a social entrepreneur in helping start up organizations like a sports club, a youth training program, a Natteravn (night raven) group and as a general activist. Before Katachi, she worked as the CIO at Scandinavia Online (sol.no), Norway’s 7th largest media company, as an independent consultant for several years and for the international tech consultancy firm, Razorfish. Her experience is digital business strategy, project management and information architecture within the health care, financial, real estate and book industry. She holds a Masters Degree in Information Science from University of Bergen.

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What People are Saying About Us

"It was amazing that we could build nearly fully functional prototype in such a short time. Then with one click share it with the team and investors."
"After a working with Origami Engine for more than year, it's still amazing the things we can do with it. It's so much fun, and nearly limitless."
"Opened my eyes to what is possible with digital media."
"Pushing the boundaries of what is possible with a digital magazine."
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