A Dutch cultural thinker, innovator and consultant, working from Amsterdam and Berkeley, California.
Originally trained as a sociologist of technology, he has initiated projects on global issues, the future of design, technology and media. He advised public organizations and was a member of the Netherlands Council for Arts, Culture and Media.
Earlier this year he published, with Joost Elffers, 'Sustainism Is the New Modernism' (Distributed Art Publishers, New York). His previous publications include 'The Technological Culture' and 'Speed: Visions of an Accelerated Age'.