Ciprian Stanescu is Managing Partner of Social Innovation Solutions - an organization offering support & consultancy for NGOs and corporations on social impact, future trends and innovation. SIS also manages a variety of educational programs and business competitions for youth like Social Impact Award and Future Makers, working with over 2800 youth and incubating 70 start-ups each year. Ciprian worked 2 years for Ashoka Romania, part of the largest global organisation supporting social innovation and 10 years he worked for the Aspen Institute Romania. He is a Global Shaper Alumni of the World Economic Forum and co-founder of Global Shapers Bucharest Hub. In 2017 he started teaching a class in Futurism at The Entrepreneurship Academy as well as developing a series of conferences on the future - Innovations for Tomorrow/ Future Summit. Ciprian is currently doing his PhD in International Economics in Bucharest and holds an MA in Political Science from the Central European University.