Joanne CelensCEO, Synthetron
Joanne co-founded Synthetron and has been its CEO since 2007. For more than 10 years, she has worked on stakeholder engagement in online crowdsourcing and co-creation dialogues, and specializes in distilling the best ideas from large groups for corporate and civil society. Joanne studied business at the University of Leuven and international relations at the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Bologna Center. She worked 18 years for Shell in various international management positions. A Belgian national, she has lived and worked in many countries and now resides with her family in Brussels.