During the three days, participants had access to Lift16 speakers and editorial board members and worked on their projects directly with coaches from Business Model Generation and Value Proposition Design, and the Prototyping Lab team.
Greg Bernarda is a facilitator, creator, and speaker intent on helping people (re)design the future they want. He’s the co-founder of the Programme Noé (France), the Hanwang Forum event series on sustainability (China), and is the co-author of Value Proposition Design. Before setting up his practice, Greg worked at the World Economic Forum from 2000 to 2008, engaging members into initiatives to address global and industry issues.
For the first time joining via a mobile robot! Alex Osterwalder invented the Business Model Canvas, co-founded strategyzer.com and lead authored the two international bestsellers Business Model Generation selling over a million copies in 35 languages, as well as Value Proposition Design. In his writing, speaking, and the software company he co-founded, he obsesses with making strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship simple, practical, and applicable.
Greg Serikoff, strategic designer and facilitator, develops innovative collaborative approaches since 1999, serving major projects and organizations. He founded Codesign-it! and The Value Web. He teaches collaborative innovation at University in France and helps teams with their strategy, their transformation or their complex challenges. He was a Director within the strategic entity of Capgemini Consulting, leader of the ASE network founded by Ernst & Young, head of mission for Médecins du Monde and special advisor for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Collaborative design expert for the World Economic Forum, Greg has run multiple sessions in Davos since 2005.
Philippe Vlaeminck is an expert in business innovation strategy, business model generation and collaborative intelligence. His motivation turns around creating streams of innovations that change rules and reduce time to market, without talking financial risks. His conviction is that life gets richer when we succeed in continuously reinventing ourselves. Philippe is a chemical engineer with a masters in environment studies, accredited in Edward de bono’s creativity techniques (Six thinking hats and lateral thinking), he is a rapid prototyping enthusiast, is a member of Codesign-it and is very active in the Business Model Generation community.