Andrea Salvatori and Paolo Falco

Economists, OECD
Silton José Ramos

Estudante, sjr8sjr

Andrzej Klimczuk

independent researcher, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

Andrzej Klimczuk, PhD, a sociologist and public policy expert, graduated from the Faculty of History and Sociology at the University of Bialystok, Poland and the Collegium of Socio-Economics at Warsaw School of Economics, Poland. Editor and correspondent of publications about computer and video games in the years 2002-2009. Volunteer for The University of Bialystok Foundation as well as Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland and Foundation Dobra Sieć. In 2011-2013 Vice President of the Foundation's Laboratory Research and Social Action "SocLab." Co-author of the model and founder of the Regional Cultural Observatory, which is a node of a Living Culture Observatory in Poland. Member of Polish Sociological Association, Games Research Association of Poland, Polish Society of Gerontology, European Network for Social Policy Analysis, European Map of Intergenerational Learning, East European Sub-Regional Association of Schools of Social Work, European Sociological Association, International Sociological Association. Author of many scientific papers in the field of gerontology, ludology and social policy (for example, books: "Kapitał społeczny ludzi starych na przykładzie mieszkańców miasta Białystok" [Social Capital of Old People on the Example of Bialystok Residents], Wiedza i Edukacja, Lublin 2012; "Experts and Cultural Narcissism. Relations in the Early 21st Century", LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken 2012; "Aging in the Social Space" (co-authored with Ł. Tomczyk), The Association of Social Gerontologists, Białystok-Kraków 2015; "Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy, Volume I: Context and Considerations", Palgrave Macmillan, New York 2015; "Generations, intergenerational relationships, generational policy: A multilingual compendium", Universität Konstanz, Konstanz, editions 2015-2017; "Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy, Volume II: Putting Theory into Practice", Palgrave Macmillan, New York 2017).
Charles Thiede

CEO & Co-Founder, Zapnito

My background is in technology, professional services and digital media. I co-founded Zapnito due to a number of related observations from my time in these sectors: 1) the social web is creating a huge amount of noise 2) expertise that brands have built up over decades is being drowned out and hidden from those that need it 3) these brands are therefore losing their audience to often undeserving and unhelpful sources, and 4) people are finding it harder to access the expertise that they truly value. I therefore decided to create Zapnito, a white-label platform to help trusted brands reclaim their audiences via expert-driven knowledge networks.
Julian Blewett

Postgraduate Student, University of South Wales

Interested in how technology can improve public confidence in governance and civic society.