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Matt Marsh

Matt Marsh

Matt Marsh has a background in behavioural, sciences & user-centered innovation, and is recognised internationally for his people-shaped(TM) approach to new product and service innovation

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Dilys Williams

Dilys Williams

Dilys Williams is a fashion designer, collaborator and creator of Centre for Sustainable Fashion.

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Claire Mookerjee

Claire Mookerjee

Claire Mookerjee is a designer and urbanist with expertise in innovative people-focused city design solutions.

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Claire McAndrew

Claire McAndrew

Claire is interested in the possibilities of design and digital technologies to facilitate connections between people through urban space for transformative effect.

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Ben Eaton

Ben Eaton

Ben is a digital and interactive artist. He works as part of Invisible Flock, an interactive artist company based in Leeds in the north of England.

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Julia King

Julia King

Julia King is an Architect (RIBA II, AA Dip), creative practitioner, urban researcher and PhD candidate within the research department Architecture of Rapid Change and Scarce Resources (ARCSR) at London Metropolitan University. Her practice addresses housing, infrastructure (water and sanitation), urban planning, development and participatory design processes.

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Cassie Robinson

Cassie Robinson

Cassie is a Director of the Point People, a network whose tag line is "Where Worlds Meet"

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Patrick Stevenson-Keating

Patrick Stevenson-Keating

Studio PSK is a collaborative design studio founded by Patrick Stevenson-Keating.

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Carlo Zapponi

Carlo Zapponi

Carlo Zapponi is a Maker. He likes to get his hands dirty with data, coding, design and wires.

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Alexey Shcherbina

Alexey Shcherbina

Alexey is director of the International Festival of Modern Music and Media Arts ‘MIGZ.’ He is also a promoter, photographer, journalist, music and digital marketing specialist and creative entrepreneur.

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Andrés Morán

Andrés Morán

Andrés is the Founder of Nutshell Studio, a B2B agency that uses digital content to help existing brands find new ways to communicate in a crowded Internet. He describes himself as a “Digital Content Booster” as he uses digital content to strengthen existing brands and to launch new brands in association with Colombian content-makers.

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Aritz Cirbian

Aritz Cirbian

Aritz is a producer at Primitive Films cooperative group where he also is a crowdfunding expert, partnering with Spain's leading crowdfunding company Verkami.

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Denis Drachev

Denis Drachev

Denis is a Product-Lead & Designer at Dream Industries, a company that creates technology that empowers people to spread knowledge and culture. He is responsible for designing Exchang.es, placeplaceplace.com and Theory&Practice.

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Marcos Ferreira

Marcos Ferreira

Marcos is the CEO of mobCONTENT, focusing on the production of VAS (Value Added Service) content for new platforms. He was a pioneer in VAS content distribution to all Brazilian mobile phone operators.

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Reem Hameed

Reem Hameed

Reem is the co-founder and Managing Director of Collective.ae, a Dubai-based content creation company that uses technology and crowdsourcing to bring television, web, mobile or any content to life.

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Elie Nasr

Elie Nasr

Described as a “Mobile Magician” (Entrepreneur Magazine), Elie is a constant innovator and leader in the mobile apps space in Lebanon. Elie co-founded FOO_ in 2009 and is presently its Managing Partner.

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Uche Pedro

Uche Pedro

Uche Pedro has most recently been named as one of the '30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa in 2014' by Forbes. She is the Managing Director of BellaNaija and Creative Director of BellaNaija.com, an online company that develops and manages exciting online media content aimed at Pan-African and Nigerian audiences.

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Nhat Linh Phan Gia

Nhat Linh Phan Gia

Nhat Linh is Co-founder of the online short film festival Yxine Film Fest, which he launched in 2010. He also works as a filmmaker, film critic and film festival organizer.

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Zhongzhong Xi

Zhongzhong Xi

Zhongzhong is Director and Producer at Shan Shui Pictures, a production company that creates story-based films and visual projects with a focus on literary adaptions.

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Andrea Bandoni

Andrea Bandoni

Andrea is a Brazilian independent product and interior designer who focuses on innovation and ecological sustainability in her work.

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Amina Ghali

Amina Ghali

Amina launched her first jewellery collection in 2008 and is now a core designer at Azza Fahmy Jewellery, one of Egypt's leading jewellery makers.

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Dewi Tanjung

Dewi Tanjung

Dewi is the founder of De Tanjung, an Indonesian crafts social enterprise that empowers female communities across the archipelago.

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Heath Nash

Heath Nash

Recycled milk bottles become flowery themed lampshades. Product designer, Heath Nash, uses recycled plastics to produce beautifully designed homeware products

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Nick Rawcliffe

Nick Rawcliffe

Nick develops products including furniture, architectural and lighting designs, all manufactured in the UK with sustainability as the key driver.

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Justin Smith

Justin Smith

Justin Smith is the Managing Director and sole owner of the bespoke millinery label, J Smith Esquire.

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Gavin Weale

Gavin Weale

Gavin is the managing director of Live Futures Ltd. - non profit company publishing Live Magazine, London's best known youth-run publication.

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Manal Al Dowayan

Manal Al Dowayan

Manal is one of Saudi Arabia's foremost artists - her photography has been exhibited across the world and her artworks are part of the permanent collections of the British Museum and the Jordan National Museum of Fine Art.

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Elena Fortes Acosta

Elena Fortes Acosta

Elena is director of Ambulante, a non-profit organisation working to support and promote a documentary film culture in Mexico

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