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Rohan Gunatillake

Rohan Gunatillake

CLI Participant 2011

Rohan is a producer and consultant specialising in cultural innovation.

He heads up festivalslab - a major new initiative which explores how the twelve Edinburgh Festivals can take best advantage of new thinking and new tools. Recent festivalslab project include Culture Hack Scotland, the first ever summer listings API and the Edinburgh Festivals Ideas Challenge.

Rohan has worked for IBM, Accenture, Mission Models Money and NESTA and when not working in the cultural sector, Rohan is a co-producer of the US-based Buddhist Geeks conference, an award-winning blogger and creator of buddhify a rather innovative meditation mobile app due out later this year.

In August 2013, Rohan was announced as a new Trustee at the British Council. - -