Max Philpp Krueger
Information Technology University
Max is a social psychologist and community organizer from Germany. Throughout the last years he has lived and worked in Berlin, where he designed the educational program of a large coworking- and makerspace (betahaus.de
), has consulted for various companies and organisations such as relayr and the Heinrich Böll Foundation and has started two community conferences: ThingsCon (thingscon.com
) is a global conference on the future of Hardware, Makerculture and the Internet of Things. The Global Innovation Gathering is the annual get together of a network of creative community spaces, fablabs and incubators from around the world (http://www.globalinnovationgathering.com
. He is also a member of the International Development Innovation Network (idin.org
), has organised several trainings on Design and Development and is helping to organise the International Development Design Summit in Lahore (idds-lahore.com
Max is currently working to set-up a maker space at Information Technology University in Lahore. Based on the values of openness, collaboration and sharing the space is meant to support a community of creatives, technologists, artists and tinkerers by creating access to various tools and knowledge. We hope to attract and grow a thriving community of inspired and inspiring individuals ready to use their hands to create meaningful change.