The Team

Local experts and mentors. International advisers and organisations. Designers, investors, peer entrepreneurs, and future alumni.

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE NETWORK.

Fuseproject

YVES BÉHAR

Designer

Yves is the Founder of fuseproject and an award-winning industrial designer and entrepreneur. He has extensive experience in developing innovative product solutions and taking them to scale in emerging markets. Yves is a powerful advocate for design as an agent of change. Yves was the Chief Industrial Designer of the One Laptop Per Child XO laptop, which works to make educational devices that are affordable for those living in developing and emerging economies. His works are included in the permanent collections of museums worldwide, and he is a frequent speaker on design, sustainability, and business topics.

ROO ROGERS

Creative and Business Leader

Roo works at the intersection of business innovation and entrepreneurial methodology. As a consultant to executive leadership teams, Roo has created transformative growth strategies across financial, CPG, technology, and sustainably-focused industries, including Pepsi, Alliance Bernstein, LinkedIn, MySpace, GE, and Seventh Generation. His focus is on delivering holistic solutions that combine creative and business thinking to help clients tap into the entrepreneur’s “challenger” mindset. He has a prioritised focus on activation, understanding that good ideas and good businesses don’t mean anything unless they succeed in the marketplace.