Speaker details

Waag Society (Netherlands)

Frank Kresin

Frank Kresin is Research Director at the independent Media Lab Waag Society. Waag Society was established in Amsterdam in 1994 and develops creative technology for social innovation.

Frank's interest is the use of new technology for societal goals, eg. empowerment of (disabled) users, enhancing education and development. He establishes partnerships and collaborations that combine the knowledge, experience and passion of the participants, working towards shared goals, using Design Thinking and advanced co-creation techniques.

Frank has written and lectured on Open Innovation, Design Thinking, Living Labs, CineGrid, Sustainability, Fablabs, User Empowerment and related subjects. Furthermore he is a regular moderator at PICNIC cross media festival workshops, as well as a host for design and innovation workshops in the Netherlands and abroad.

Frank Kresin is a speaker in the following presentations: