Sharing Economy, Shareable Cities Expert
April Rinne is Chief Strategy Officer at Collaborative Lab, working with companies, governments and entrepreneurs around the world who are interested in understanding collaborative consumption (also known as the “sharing economy” or “collaborative economy”) and harnessing its potential to help create a more sustainable, efficient world. Previously, she was the global Director of WaterCredit at Water.org. She has also worked as a private lawyer focusing on international finance and microfinance, taught for the International Development Law Organization and advises numerous social enterprises. Rinne maintains a range of other interests, including the future of travel, women and leadership, alternative currencies, responsible governance of the commons, and new ways to nurture talent. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School, the Fletcher School and Emory University, and is a Fulbright Scholar. She serves on the board of the World Wide Web Foundation and is a Member of the Relationship Economy eXpedition (REX).