The Studio

Together we have over 50 years of experience in analysis, forecasting, design and development for startups, moonshot factories, and Fortune 500 companies.

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We've worked in dozens of corporate and non-commercial moonshot programs in many industries. Corporate venture capitalists, product developers, and R&D teams at Adidas, BASF, BMW, IBM, Telefonica, the United Nations, and more than 150 other Fortune 500 global companies have been our clients. We have taught sustainability, innovation, design, and entrepreneurship to business and engineering students at Parsons School of Design, the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, the University of California at Berkeley, Presidio Graduate School, and the International University of Monaco, and INSEEC.

Our Advisors

Pae Wu

Technology development strategist with expertise shaping investments in novel materials and devices, synthetic biology, neurotechnology, and bioelectronic medicine R&D to bring scientific advances to bear on national security challenges.

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Maurice Conti

Deep tech authority, innovation executive, advisor, and international keynote speaker, Maurice has worked with corporations, startups, governments, and researchers to explore the things that will matter to us in the future, and to build the solutions to get us there.

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Pascal Finette

Pascal is Co-Founder at be radical, EY’s wavespace Advisory Board Chair, SingularityU’s Chair for Entrepreneurship & Open Innovation, VC at BOLD Capital Partners. Previously he held leadership positions at Google.org, Mozilla, and eBay, built technology startups, launched a Venture Capital firm. He is the posse leader at TheHeretic.org, and is a general upstart when it comes to creating meaningful change.

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Karolina Korth

Karolina is Chief Digital Officer and Head of Strategy of South-West Europe region at Siemens Mobility. She is a trained psychologist and sociologist with passion for innovation and over 10 years of international experience in digital transformation, start-up collaborations and corporate innovation in the sector of digital health, smart cities and mobility. Karolina founded Health 2.0 Kuala Lumpur and the FeMale Voice of Mobility – a movement to empower women in male dominated industries.

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Gui Seiz

Gui is an Award-winning design leader with a strong background in scaling businesses and developing high-performance teams through strategic design direction thoughtful craftsmanship, and a creative, collaborative, experimental mindset.

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Ivan Bofarull

Ivan is Chief Innovation Officer at Esade, where he also teaches and designs disruptive innovation programs for corporate clients. In the last few years, he has also taught moonshot innovations to established companies and startup founders in Silicon Valley in collaboration with Singularity University. During the previous four years, he collaborated with elBulli Foundation as a co-lead of Esade’s Challenge for Business Innovation. From 2011 to 2016, Ivan was an advisor for global strategy at Georgetown University’s business school, in a full-time position first, and later on as a visiting advisor.

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