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An experienced team

Nicole Boyer

Nicole Boyer

Lab Director

Nicole is a strategist, future thinker and facilitator of complex change projects across sectors and systems.

Over the last 20 years, Nicole has worked in over a dozen global industries and sectors. Clients include leaders from Fortune 100 companies, governments, and civil society organizations. She learned her unique craft at Global Business Network (GBN), a pioneering think-tank in San Francisco, best known for its network of important future thinkers and future-thinking organizations.

Prior to her futures work, Nicole worked for a venture capital firm financing digital infrastructure in Asia.

Worked with:

Aviva, Du Pont, Government of Canada, Dubai Holdings, Morgan Stanley, INSEAD

David Hodgson

David Hodgson

Network Catalyst

David is a hyper-connector, weaving together a purposeful innovation network focused on large-scale ecological regeneration.

He launched the Regenerative Economy, an online community of ~1500 thought leaders around 3 years ago, and has hosted numerous convenings, both virtual and physical to catalyze the collaboration, leadership and innovation necessary to address these issues.

He is a fellow of the International Futures Forum, and the Finance Innovation Lab.

He holds several patents related to social media.

Worked with:

WWF, Sony, Microsoft, EcoAgriculture Partners, Dalai Lama Fellows.

Ane Eline Sørensen

Ane Eline Sørensen

Design Director

Eline has 18+ years of deep experience in designing products, services and experiences, communication, film and visual arts, community engagement, and social entrepreneurship with a broad range of clients. Her focus is how design can enable the rapid regeneration of ecosystems and rural economies.

Worked with:

Adidas, Danish Ministry of Business, Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design, The Green Belt Foundation, Lego, Reebok.

Kristian Simsarian

Kristian Simsarian

Innovation Strategist

Kristian is an award-winning designer and leader. He is an expert in technology, and innovation. As an executive leader at the design innovation firm IDEO, he led the creation of the digital design practice which helped fuel the growth of IDEO into the largest design-led innovation consultancy in the world.  His Ph.D. is an exploration of artificial intelligence, augmented reality and applied ethnography.

Worked with:

Microsoft, SAP, Nokia, Samsung, AT&T, P&G, Stanford, Berkeley, Greater Good Science Center