Nanne de Ru is an architect and partner at Powerhouse Company. His experience includes time at One Architecture and at Rem Koolhaas’ AMA/OMA where he worked on and researched several large scale architectural projects. He also teaches regularly at the Academy of Architecture in Rotterdam. This is Nanne.
Werner Vogels is CTO of Amazon.com; an academic, a researcher, scientist, engineer and zeitgeist. Though a more fitting title should perhaps be ‘rainmaker’ as he is also known as one of the founding fathers of ‘the cloud.’ This is Werner.
Cok de Rooy started life as a hat-maker, later became a buyer for Liberty in London and since 1992 is full time curator and taste maker for one of the worlds most inspirational and innovative design stores; the Frozen Fountain. This is Cok.
Joep Van Lieshout has been producing pieces of beautifully bright coloured polyester since the 1980’s. The award winning output of his atelier has become recognized the world over for it’s ability to cross the boundaries of art, architecture and design. This is Joep.