Daniel Karpantschof

Daniel Karpantschof served on the White House's and US Department of State's Council of Experts for Entrepreneurship.

He is currently launching Copenhagen Industries, an arms manufacturer for special effects production, and is advising RML SpaceLab, an open source space exploration agency.

He is the co-founder of Nexus Global Youth Summit, advises numerous startups (in telco, cleantech and entertainment) and guest lectures at the Danish School of Design, New York University, the Chaos Pilots, Copenhagen Business College, and Pratt School of Design. He was declared part of Denmark’s “New Creative Elite” by leading Scandinavian think tank, Monday Morning (2014).

He served as Danish representative to UNESCO and the UN World Summits on Information Society. He has also served on private and public boards, including the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies, Danish Evaluation Institute, the urban development project Copenhagen – The Thinking City, the National Council on European Policies, and the National Board of Education.

In 2011, he achieved his childhood dream and moved to New York, where he joined The Economist Group Ideas Lab, an internal media innovation team rethinking The Economist’s audience, community, and global readership. He eventually left to run Global Affairs for Sandbox, a worldwide community of entrepreneurs, misfits, creators and makers.

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