Strategic Design, Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Facilitation
Civic and Social Organization | Melbourne, Australia, AU
Our ability to shape our future has never been greater. Yet with all the progress we’ve made, and with all of the opportunities that surround us, significant complex challenges remain. So how might we make a future where our communities, our cities and our planet can all thrive? By getting better at thinking, learning and working together.
At Doing Something Good we work with government, not-for-profits, purpose-driven businesses and social entrepreneurs to develop innovative solutions to complex social and environmental issues, together. We run events and offer programs that help to build a shared understanding of key issues and their impacts, make sense of social and technological trends, build capability to design and deliver innovative products and services, and support the development of collaborative, cross-sector partnerships - all providing the foundations for pathways to better futures.
The founder of Doing Something Good and Collaboratory Melbourne, David is a digital native, social entrepreneur, strategic design specialist and highly regarded facilitator who has been working with communities, government, not-for-profit organisations and entrepreneurs to build better futures for over 15 years.
A graduate of the School for Social Entrepreneurs program in 2011, he was named Melbourne Social Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012 and one of The Age’s Melbourne Magazine Top 100 most “passionate, powerful and provocative personalities of 2012”.
Specialties: participatory event design, facilitation, strategic communications, digital communications and technology, social media, community engagement, human-centred design, lean startup, social innovation, social entrepreneurship, community building.