- Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Utopia, USA
Founder and CEO of Utopia, a design and urban planning firm creating the future of slums for this century, what we call Slums 2.0. We orchestrate resources and projects globally to build “new to the world” solutions. We’re here to create a new perspective on releasing the potential of slums for the entire world. Founded INCLUDED out of Beijing in 2006; oversees the overall strategy, supports its global operations and remains its chief connector. INCLUDED has field operations in Beijing, Shanghai, Kathmandu and Dhaka and is on path to build out a linked network of 10 strategic cities and 100 community centres across the world to advance the cause of migrant slums. Advisory Board Member, Urban Development Initiative, World Economic Forum. Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year (2013). Recently recognized on the Global 100 Public Interest Design list.