1 Tenley Albright on Collaborative Initiativesin johtaja (Massaschusetts Institute of Technology, MIT). Albright on valmistunut lääkäriksi Harvardista ja erikoistunut kirurgiksi. Hän on taitoluistelun olympiakultamitalisti vuodelta Alejandro Aravena on chileläisen arkkitehtitoimisto Elementalin johtaja. Aravenan erityisosaaminen on arkkitehtuurin yhdistäminen asumisen sosiaalisiin tekijöihin. Hänen toimistonsa tekee tiiviisti yhteistyötä Chilen rakennusministeriön kanssa ja osallistuu laajaan jälleenrakennustyöhön helmikuisen maanjäristyksen jälkeen. Pat Cox on Euroopan parlamentin entinen puheenjohtaja ( ). Nykyisin hän toimii European Movement Internationalin puheenjohtajana.
2 Evgeny Gontmakher toimii moskovalaisen Institute of Contemporary Developmentin johtajana (Social Economical Development). Instituutti on presidentti Medvedevin perustama think tank. Marianne Guldbrandsen on brittiläisen Design Councilin designstrategian johtaja. Hän on erikoistunut ikääntymiseen liittyvien palvelukokonaisuuksien muotoiluun. Rosanne Haggerty on amerikkalaisen Common Groundin perustaja ja johtaja. Common Ground on kehittänyt innovatiivisia ratkaisuja kodittomuuden poistamiseksi.
3 LaSalle Lefall toimii presidentti Obaman Cancer Panel -puhemiehenä. Hän on koulutukseltaan syöpäkirurgi ja työskentelee kirurgian professorina Howardin yliopistossa. Nick Mabey on brittiläisen E3G:n (Third Generation Environmentalism) perustaja ja toimitusjohtaja. Hänen erityisosaamisensa on ympäristön ja ilmastonmuutoksen turvallisuusuhkiin liittyvät teemat. James Peake toimi USA:n Veterans Affairs -organisaation (veteraanien terveydenhuoltojärjestelmä) ylijohtajana vuosina James Peake on sotilasarvoltaan kenraaliluutnantti.
4 Darrel Rhea on yhdysvaltalaisen Cheskin Added Valuen toimitusjohtaja. Cheskin on konsulttiyhtiö, joka on erikoistunut strategiseen konsultointiin. Yrityksellä on asiakkaanaan esimerkiksi Microsoft, Nokia, Hewlett Packard ja Yahoo! Rhean erityisosaamisalueena ovat businessinnovaatiot. Eric Rodenbeck on yhdysvaltalaisen Stamen Designin perustaja ja luova johtaja. Stamen design on erikoistunut datan visualisointiin ja interaktiiviseen designiin. Marco Steinberg on Sitran strategisen designin johtaja, joka vastaa Helsinki Design Lab - hankkeesta. Vuosina Marco työskenteli Harvardin yliopiston designin professorina.
5 Alan Webber on amerikkalaisen Fast Company -lehden perustaja, kirjoittaja, luennoitsija ja toimittaja.
6 Lisätietoa englanniksi: Tenley Albright While full-time leader of MIT Collaborative Initiatives, Dr. Albright is also a surgeon and faculty member at Harvard Medical School, on the Board of Research!America, and consultant to, formerly chairman of, Board of Regents National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health; formerly a director of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., State Street Bank and Trust Company, and the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, and member corporation Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; served as delegate to the World Health Assembly for four years, and was recently inducted into the Military Health System Honor Society. Dr. Albright graduated from Harvard Medical School after attending Radcliffe College and has received eight honorary degrees. Alejandro Aravena Alejandro Aravena is an architect (Universidad Catolica de Chile, 1992), who opened his own professional studio in He is an Adjunct Professor in the Universidad Catolica and Visiting Professor at the Harvard Design School. After graduating, he studied Architectural History and Theory in the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia and engraving in the Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia ( ). His professional work includes the Mathematics Faculty and more recently the Medical Faculty of the Universidad Catolica de Chile and has been published and awarded extensively: Venice Biennale (1991), Mies van der Rohe Award 2000 (finalist, Barcelona), Santiago Biennale 2000 (1st Prize) and most recently in the Iberoamerican Biennale In 1999 he took part in the Visiting Professors Program in the Architectural Association in London. He has published a number of books, essays and articles; among them, Los Hechos de la Arquitectura (Architectural Facts, Ed. ARQ 1999/ 2002), El Lugar de la arquitectura (Ed ARQ, 2002) and most recently Material de Arquitectura (Ed ARQ, 2004). He was named the best architect under 40 by the Chilean Architects Association. He has been part of the group discussing the challenges in chilean development called "El Chile que viene". He is currently building The Quinta Monroy Social Housing project in the chilean desert, the Tower for Digital Education and the School of Architecture for the Universidad Catolica, the Masterplan for the Metropolitan Park of Santiago and the Concert Hall of Chile. He is director of ELEMENTAL, an international initiative that is building seven exemplary low cost housing projects throughout the country, designed by some of the best architects in the world.
7 Pat Cox: President, European Movement International President, European Parliament Former Members Association Member, Board of Trustees Friends of Europe Member, EU- China Advisory Council Member, Board of UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, Dublin Member, President s Advisory Board, University College Cork, Member, Board of Trustees, Edmund Rice Schools Trust, Dublin European Commission Project Coordinator, TEN-T, Priority Project No1 Member, European Advisory Council, Microsoft Chairman, Science Business Innovation Board Chairman, Pfizer Developed Countries Advisory Member, Supervisory Board Michelin Former President, European Parliament, January July 2004 Former President, European Liberal Democrat Group, Former Member European Parliament Former Member Dáil Éireann, Irish Parliament Former Secretary General Progressive Democrats, Ireland Formerly academic economist and television broadcaster Born 1952, married with six adult children Graduated Trinity College Dublin
8 Evgeny Gontmakher Deputy director of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO). Dr. Gontmakher graduated with a degree in Geography from Moscow State University and holds a Ph.D. in Economics. From 1993 to 1994 he served as Deputy Minister for Social Protection, Department Head within the Administration of the Russian Government, Head of the Social Development Department of the Cabinet Apparatus, Vice President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Head of Social Policy Center, Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences. Marianne Guldbrandsen Marianne Guldbransen is the Head of Design Strategy at the Design Council (UK). At the Design Council Marianne provides strategic design direction across a wide variety of new and existing projects and programmes, such as Public Service by Design, Design for Patient Dignity and Independence Matters. Marianne has a broad background in user-driven design, research and product/service innovation. Prior to joining the Design Council she worked as a user researcher and service design consultant, often involved in the early stages of service innovation. Using ethnographic methods to gain profound insight into users and ensuring that concepts and final outcomes are founded on latent needs and desires. She has worked on design of product/services and on advising organisations on improving the way they manage innovation, always centred on better understanding of the end user. Organisations she has worked with includes; Ford, Volvo, Walt Disney, Danish Rail, Oticon, LEGO, Orange, Nokia, Nissan and Samsung. Marianne holds a PhD in design, focussing on how organisations handle product qualities that cannot easily be measured. Rosanne Haggerty Rosanne Haggerty is the President & Founder of Common Ground, an international leader in developing innovative strategies to end homelessness and strengthen communities. Ms. Haggerty is a MacArthur Foundation Fellow, an Ashoka Senior Fellow, and is a Hunt Alternatives Fund Prime Mover.
9 LaSalle Lefall Dr. LaSalle Leffall is the Charles R. Drew Professor of Surgery, Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC, and past Chair of the Board, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation (now Susan G. Komen for the Cure). He is a surgeon, oncologist, medical educator, and leader in professional and civic organizations. In May 2002, he was appointed by President George W. Bush as a member and Chair of the President s Cancer Panel. He was recently reappointed for a new term as Chair ending December Nick Mabey Nick Mabey is Chief Executive and a founder director of E3G (Third Generation Environmentalism) a non-profit European organisation dedicated to accelerating the transition to sustainable development. In addition to his management role, Nick leads E3G s work on European climate change policy, climate diplomacy and foreign policy, and the security implications of climate change. Nick was previously a senior advisor in the UK Prime Minister s Strategy Unit leading work on national and international policy areas, including: energy, climate change, countries at risk of instability, organised crime and fisheries. Nick was employed in the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office s Environment Policy Department, and was the FCO lead for the Johannesburg Summit in 2002 where he established international partnerships on clean energy, tourism and environmental democracy.
10 James Peake Peake was born in Saint Louis, Missouri. Military career At the age of 18, he set upon his own Army career when he was accepted to West Point. Peake received his Bachelor of Science degree from U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1966 and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Infantry. Following service in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division where he was awarded the Silver Star, a Bronze Star with V device and the Purple Heart with oak leaf cluster, Peake entered medical school at Cornell University in New York. He was awarded a medical doctorate in He retired from the Army in 2004, as a Lieutenant General. Post-military career After retiring from the Army, Dr. Peake served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Project Hope, a non-profit international health foundation operating in more than 30 countries. While at Project HOPE he helped to orchestrate the use of civilian volunteers aboard the Navy Hospital Ship Mercy as it responded to the Tsunami disaster in Indonesia and also as part of the Hurricane Katrina response aboard the Hospital Ship Comfort. On December 17, 2009, CGI Group Inc., one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world, announced the hiring of Dr. Peake as Senior Vice-President for the Health Industry. Just prior to his nomination as Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Peake served as a member of the Board of Directors for QTC, one of the largest private providers of government-outsourced occupational health and disability examination services in the nation. 6th United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs, December 20, 2007 January 20, (from
11 Darrel Rhea Rhea has worked for more than 30 years at the front lines of innovation with the world s top corporations. As a pioneer in customer-centric design and consumer-led innovation, Rhea s relentless advocacy and passion for basing design strategy on a deep empathy for human beings has changed the discourse of the innovation and design industry. Rhea has developed processes, methods and tools for driving innovation that have become standard for contemporary design consulting practices. By integrating the disciplines of social science, business analytics and design methods at Cheskin, Rhea contributes significantly to the reinvention of business consulting. Eric Rodenbeck Eric Rodenbeck is Stamen's founder and creative director. He is a 14-year veteran of the interactive design field, and has spent this time working to extend the boundaries of online media and live information visualization. Eric led the interactive storytelling and data-driven narrative effort at Quokka Sports, illustrated and designed at Wired Magazine and Wired Books, and was a co-founder of the design collective Umwow. He is a sought-after speaker and has lectured and spoken at Yale University, Columbia University, the University of Southern California, numerous O'Reilly technology conferences, Esther Dyson's PC Forum, OFF in Barcelona, Lift in Jeju, Korea, and South by Southwest, among others. Eric was born in New York City, where he studied architecture at Cooper Union, put himself through school by drawing plans for office spaces isn the World Trade Center, managing numerous New York farmers' markets, drafting architectural ornaments in the stoneyard of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, and working summers for Kenneth Snelson. He received a B.A. in the History and Philosophy of Technology from The New School for Social Research in In 2008 he was called one of Esquire Magazine's "Best and Brightest" new designers and thinkers, and one of ID Magazine's top 40 designers to watch. His work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, and he sits on the Board of Directors of the Kenneth Rainin Foundation.
12 Marco Steinberg Marco directs Sitra s internal strategic design efforts, charting new forward-oriented opportunities to help Sitra meet its mission of enhancing s national innovation ability and well being. In addition to Helsinki Design Lab he is responsible for the concept and designdevelopment of Low2No, a transitional strategy to create sustainable urban development models in through the implementation of a large scale development project in downtown Helsinki Prior to Sitra, Steinberg served ( ) as a Professor at the Harvard Design School where his work focused on developing strategic design processes. He was the Principal Investigator of the Stroke Pathways project: a redesign of the stroke care delivery system, aimed at identifying strategic improvements in care through a systemic, inception to implementation, model. His research and work has extensively integrated with industry and government. He received his BFA and BArch from Rhode Island School of Design and his MArch with Distinction from the Harvard Design School. Alan Webber Alan M. Webber is an award-winning editor, reporter, speaker, and writer. In the 1980s he was managing editor/editorial director of the Harvard Business Review; in 1993 he co-founded Fast Company magazine, which became the fastest growing business magazine in U.S. history. He left Fast Company in 2003; last year he published Rules of Thumb: 52 Truths for Winning At Business Without Losing Your Self. His columns, articles, and stories have appeared in newspapers and magazines around the world.