Hugo Van Vuuren is a Founding Partner at The Experiment Fund, Expert-in-Residence at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and entrepreneur.
Hugo graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Design with a Masters in Design Studies. He was a Fellow at The Berkman Center for Internet and Society and collaborated with the metaLAB (at) Harvard.
Still active in his homeland of South Africa, Hugo played leading roles researching appropriate technologies (dirt Power), and building communities through Design With Africa and TEDxStellenbosch. Hugo was named a fellow at TED (2010), Poptech (2009 Social Innovation Fellow), and the Aspen Ideas Festival (2011 Scholar).
Hugo graduated from Harvard College where he studied Behavioural Economics before joining the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences as the Founding Fellow of The Laboratory at Harvard, an interdisciplinary platform for idea experimentation and exhibition in the arts and sciences.
Last updated August 22, 2012