Javier Creus is the founder of Ideas for Change and the creator of @pentagrowth. Javier is considered to be one of the primary strategists and thought leaders in systems innovation, collaborative economy, open and P2P business models, citizen innovation and the networked society in Europe and Latin America.

He has been a freelance strategic planner, co-founder of Digital Mood incubator and @kubik multidisciplinary space, professor at ESADE (Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas). Co-author of the book ‘We are not ants’. Advisor at Ouishare and secretary of the Open Knowledge Foundation in Spain. He is one of the promoters of Saluscoop, a non-for profit citizen data cooperative for health research. It enables citizens to share their health relevant data in their own terms for common good (health related, non-for profit institutions, open published results) research projects of their choice.