Joanne Celens

CEO, 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.


October 20, 2015

Do Intelligent Questions Generate Intelligent Crowds?

14:20  -  14:40 
Chancellery Auditorium  
April 14, 2016

Crowdsourcing Faster, Better, Consolidated Progress

10:30  -  11:00 
Regent Street Cinema  
November 22, 2016

When are Crowds Wise?

11:20  -  11:40 
Chancellery Auditorium  
November 22, 2016

Panel 2: What are the Challenges for Corporate Innovation through Crowdsourcing?

16:20  -  17:00 
Chancellery Auditorium