Social entrepreneur, Mob / Fabcafe

The building of empowering networks

Cecilia Tham has centered her focus on building communities for innovation with a focus in design and technology. She is a serial entrepreneur, launched various business and start-ups, beginning with Makers of Barcelona (MOB) and FabCafe Barcelona. MOB is a collaborative community co-working facility. FabCafe is a new concept that brings digital fabrication tools to the everyday environment of a coffee shop. She is also the founder of Assemble.rs, an online open innovation management platform that enables all to assemble, accelerate and analyze innovation individually and collectively. Her latest venture is FutureFunded.co, a community funding platform focus on learning.

She is also the founder of MEAT, a co-creative agency that enables companies to transform with design and technology. Cecilia is a designer and biologist by training, a serial entrepreneur by choice, and a maker for life. She is a four-time TEDx Barcelona speaker, as well as in Open FAD and 4YFN. She is currently the adjunct professor at Parsons New School Strategic Design and Management and professor of Social Innovation Change at Toulouse Business School. She is a mentor at Google Launchpad Barcelona, Startupbootcamp IoT & Data, and Harvard Innovation Lab.