Luc is an entrepreneur based in Shanghai, and joined Inclusive Business Lab as the first Next Gen Fellow in the autumn of 2015. Luc started the Significant Blog, a website where students, teachers and young leaders from different part of the world can read and share stories of their leadership journeys.
Luc Micaelli is the executive director at Overhand, a company he founded in 2015 to provide smart fitness technology. Prior to Overhand, Luc was for 3 years the head of business and corporate development at Guanxi Inc, a location-based social networking and events platform funded by Singapore Telecom and DFJ. His experience includes driving new projects/coops, managing sales and key accounts, leading online/offline marketing and promotion in China, fundraising and managing relations with investors.
Luc was educated in France, US, and Canada, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University. He is passionate about boxing and holds an amateur record of 4 victories and 0 defeat in Shanghai's Brawl on the Bund (audience of ~1300 people).
Björn is an entrepreneur and IT developer based in Switzerland who joined Inclusive Business Lab in 2017. His team and he developed the OmniOikos platform prototype and Inclusive Business Lab website. Björn also assisted with technical questions during discussions with key partners.
Björn Schmidtke is the founder of the internationally operating website agency “websites einfach smart”, which creates modern, easy-to-use and customer friendly websites. In addition, he is the co-founder of “penguin.js” - a software that facilitates the creation of better websites with unique experience for developers. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge, which is why he teaches IT classes to high-school students in Switzerland.
Before fully emerging into the entrepreneurial life, Björn spent 1.5 years as a student consultant at McKinsey & Co. Björn is passionate about Ving Tsun Kung Fu. In his leisure he also enjoys playing the piano and the drums.
Kevin joined Inclusive Business Lab as a Next Gen Fellow in Spring 2016. Kevin is passionate about Mathematics, and to see its wider use outside of the academic sphere. After gaining experience supervising Mathematics undergraduates, he started the MathCafe chapter. Students are encouraged to explore uses of STEM+ in a wider context - learning design, communication and leadership within a team. Following responses from these challenges, he grew the Significant Blog, giving a platform for students to share experiences that can encourage and motivate others.
Inspired by the example of agape love that Hudson Taylor displayed, he aims to continue build up those around him in self-sacrificial love for others. He keenly follows new scientific developments, that are revealing ever more about the Universe.
Kevin has a Masters degree from Warwick, and completed his PhD at Cambridge shortly after joining the Next Gen Fellowship Program in 2016. He is now working as a Consultant in London. As the program expands, Kevin continues to help equip and prepare the next generation of IBL fellows. His other interests include rock climbing, skiing, playing the flute and learning Greek.
Bogdan is a fan of big ideas and collaborative innovation. Born in Serbia, he spent most of his life in Canada, where he completed his Honours Bachelor of Science, majoring in Neuroscience. As a Rhodes Scholar, Bogdan is doing a PhD in Clinical Medicine, with a focus on ‘big data’ genomics, machine learning, and applications to drug discovery. He’s a strong believer in cross-disciplinary teamwork aimed at tackling the major issues we face in the world today.
With experience in the biotech startup realm as well as in organizing events like TEDxUniversityofCalgary, Bogdan is always looking for ways to inspire and bring together diverse groups of people to drive innovation. Aside from his professional life, Bogdan was a competitive swimmer of many years. He represented both Canada and Serbia internationally, racing at multiple European and World Championships.
Michael is a Medical Physics graduate, musician and scientific communicator set on breaking down the barriers between academia and the public. His passion for STEM was ignited whilst working in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cambridge, aged 16. He is doing a PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering at Queen Mary University of London, interfacing laser physics with chemistry and nanotechnology, focusing on optical sensors and instrumentation. A passionate scientific communicator, Michael loves helping open the world of STEM up to members of the public, inspiring younger students to nurture a thirst for knowledge. As well as his STEM pursuits, Michael is a keen musician, regularly performing across the UK and Europe as part of an 8-piece jazz / funk ensemble.
STEM+ Arts & Culture, Communication & Media, Environment & Health, Communities & Societies, Entrepreneurship & Business, Sports.
OmniOikos is an e-m-platform that works with businesses to develop a diversified ecosystem of inclusive business opportunities.
Media & communication, design, marketing & branding: from filming & photography, social media to system digital marketing.
Inclusive music & performance, forming one of the cornerstones of the next generation leadership program.
Greater China & Asia, Europe & UK, USA