Recipes for Disruption
In Studio Banana we believe in design-driven transformation. We cook bespoke creative solutions for change-seeking diners that face complex challenges and are open to taste new flavors.
Max Oliva, Managing Director of Studio Banana, will share with the audience a selection of recipes for disruption and innovation in a wide breadth of industries.
Managing Director, Studio Banana
Co-Founder Impact Hub Madrid, Impact Hub Network & TeamLabs
Max is passionate about empowering ordinary people to do extraordinary things in teams. He started his first entrepreneurial adventure more than 18 years ago, connecting youth from across the world with Nobel peace prize laureates, scientists, social entrepreneurs and more than 200 Heads of State in order to find solutions to the global challenges of the XXI Century.
Since then, his passion for exploring and engaging in glocal projects has taken him from learning journeys to Antarctica, together with young entrepreneurs and scientists in order to experience first hand and fight climate change; use design as a driver to transform talent in organizations; to co-found five social enterprises, amongst them the largest high impact entrepreneurship network in the world, Impact Hub.
Born in Mexico, Max has lived in four countries and has travelled to more than 60, developed projects, delivered classes, conferences and workshops in more than 30 countries with organizations such as Stanford d.school, Unreasonable Institute, Mondragon Team Academy, Aiesec, KaosPilot, St. Gallen University, among others.
Max is Deputy Director of Social Innovation & Professor at IE Business School and has postgraduate degrees from Stanford GSB, IE Business School, TiimiAkatemia and is an engineer by Tec de Monterrey.