Expand: Stretching the Future by Design

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5.5 X 8.4 X 0.9 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author
Christian Bason, PhD, is the CEO of the Danish Design Centre, a not-for-profit institution funded by the Danish government working to advance the value of design for business and society. He is former Director of MindLab, the Danish government's innovation team and former Business Manager at Ramboll, a global consultancy. He is
the author of seven books on innovation, design and leadership, including Design for Policy and Leading Public Design. He has written for among others Harvard Business Review, Stanford Social Innovation Review and the Danish weekly Monday Morning. Christian is a Board Member of the Royal Academy of Architecture, Design and Conservation in Copenhagen, a Member of the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Agile Governance, and former Chairman of the European Commission's Expert Group on Public Sector Innovation. He is an external lecturer in executive training at Oxford Saïd Business School, Copenhagen Business School and the EU School of Administration. Christian holds an MSc in political science and a PhD in design leadership.

Jens Martin Skibsted, Global Partner at Manyone, is a multiple award-winning designer, entrepreneur, and design philosopher. Best known for his urban mobility designs for Biomega, and collaborations with design superstars such as Marc Newson and Bjarke Ingels. He is the founder of Biomega and has helped found several design consultancies including Skibsted Ideation, KiBiSi, and Manyone. His designs live in the collections at the MoMA, Le Cnap, Designmuseum Danmark, SFMOMA, etc. He is on the board of the Danfoss Foundation, Biomega and Manyone and a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Mobility Transitions; He is formerly the Chairman of the Danish Design Council, the Vice Chair of World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Design Innovation and Co-Chair of World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Entrepreneurship and on the advisory board of the INDEX prize and MindLab. Jens Martin is also a Young Global Leader alumnus who has spoken at Davos, DLD, TED, and more. His writing has appeared in the Huffington Post, Harvard Business Review, Børsen, Washington Post and Fast Company.