In the context of current political turmoil, cities and citizens are at the heart of the next great transformation.
OuiShare Fest Paris gathers 1,500 visionaries, entrepreneurs and movement builders to explore how digital technologies and a more collaborative culture can address the great challenges of our time.
For this 5th edition, we invite cities and citizens with cutting-edge tools and radical solutions to join forces and build new alliances in order to achieve systemic change.
Executive Director, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
Mark Watts has served as the Executive Director for C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group since December 2013. Prior to joining C40, Mark was the Director of consultancy firm, Arup’s, energy and climate change team. Earlier in his career, he was the climate change and sustainable transport adviser to the Mayor of London, in which role the London Evening Standard described him as “the intellectual force behind Ken Livingstone’s drive to make London a leading light of the battle against global warming.”Find On Twitter
Head of the School of System Change, Forum for the Future
Laura Winn has worked for 15 years with social enterprise and multi-stakeholder projects, and has moved from grass roots to business advice, through futures and sustainability, and has landed in the world of systems. She is passionate about new economic models, the regenerative economy, living systems and facilitating learning. She has experimented urban and rural living, and for the moment has landed back in a capital city to lead the development of an International School of System Change. She is enjoying making this a system change endeavour, convening key contributors from all over the world, and experimenting a peer-to-peer community of practice.Find On Twitter
Founder, Honey Bee Network
He is a globally renowned scholar in the area of grassroots innovations. He is the founder of the Honey Bee Network and he is also a Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Anil is regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy, globalisation and entrepreneurship. Ranked by Thinkers 50 as one of the world’s “most influential living management thinkers,” he has also been named by The Economist as one of the world’s “superstars” in a cover story on “Innovation in Emerging Economies.”Find On Twitter
Co-Founder, The Arrivers
Jonathan Imme is an entrepreneur, building platforms, spaces and communities to bring diverse people and their experiences together. His recent startup “The Arrivers” has set out to establish a new kind of CoLiving experience for city newcomers across Europe. In his past 33 years, he co-founded the Berlin-based innovation consultancy “ignore gravity”, co-published a print magazine, prototyped the future of work for the GenY with Deutsche Telekom, studied music business, managed a venture-backed glam rock band and worked on the digital transformation inside Universal Music & MTV.Find On Twitter