Mark runs a successful creative hub in Liverpool, Baltic Creative, which has been instrumental in the revival of Liverpool's creative and digital sectors.
Sarah Drummond, Co-Founder & Director, Snook.
Superflux is an Anglo-Indian design practice based in London, with roots and networks in Ahmedabad, India.
Yuri’s work blends technological know-how and great ideas with playful, thought-provoking results.
Tom's Makerversity is an affordable and accessible making and learning space in the heart of London for a community of cutting edge businesses and the next generation of creative and practical minds.
Babitha George is a co-founder of UnBox, which began in 2011 as a festival to celebrate interdisciplinary collaborations.
Kerem Alper is the co-founder of ATÖLYE Istanbul a creative community space, which promotes collaborative working.
Digital Dealer, artist, and Co-Founder at Memarzia, Mitra works across sectors with a particular focus on digital technologies and creating new business opportunities for a wide range of public and private sector businesses.
Tatiana Rais is the Director and founding member of Espacio Odeón: Centro Cultural, a non-profit cultural centre in the heart of Bogota.
Converted from a dormant warehouse, The Yard is a multi-award winning theatre, bar and kitchen located just minutes from the London 2012 Olympic Stadium.
In 2012 Qin and her team started the digital publishing/reading service, Douban Read. The platform encourages non-professional writers to publish their non-fiction works. The Douban Read app, has been downloaded by more than 4 million users, with 400,000 actively using it per month.
Recife: The Playable City Partner
Katherine is Digital Associate at National Theatre Wales, where she helps people to playfully integrate digital technology into their creative practice.
Recife: The Playable City participant
Brazilian artist H.D. Mabuse remixes visual arts, design and music, often for social good.
UnBox LABS 2014 participant
Ben Barker is an experience designer and founder of design practice PAN Studio, producing interactive objects for installations and immersive theatre, and creating experimental objects designed to find new ways of enriching everyday living.
UnBox LABS 2014 participant
Cassie is a Director of the Point People, a network whose tag line is "Where Worlds Meet"
Nikhil Shah, co-founder of Mixcloud and independent record label ManMakeMusic, is part of the British Council's Creative Entrepreneur network.
Nhat Linh Phan Gia
Nhat Linh, Founder, Yxine Film Fest
Tom is Executive Producer at FutureEverything, one of the UK's leading festivals in digital art and innovation.
Drew is Founder, CEO and Creative Director of FutureEverything, the UK’s award winning digital culture festival and innovation lab.
Bassem is an Egyptian Computer and Systems Engineer and Social Entrepreneur. He co-founded social media firm Kijamii and TEDxCairo.
CLI Participant 2011
Rohan is a producer and consultant specialising in cultural innovation.
James Bridle is a writer, artist, publisher and technologist usually based in London, UK. His work covers the intersection of literature, culture and the network.
Clare Reddington is the Creative Director of Watershed. She was a finalist in the UK Young Interactive Entrepreneur 2009 and was featured in Wired magazine's ‘100 people who shape the Wired world’ in the last three years.
Elena Fortes Acosta
Elena is director of Ambulante, a non-profit organisation working to support and promote a documentary film culture in Mexico
Ridwan Kamil is an award-winning architect based in Bandung and founder of the Bandung Creative City Forum. In 2013 he was elected mayor of Bandung, a post he will hold until 2018.