Andrea Carafa is an entrepreneur, designer and educator with over a decade of experience in addressing social and global issues through innovation and cross-sector collaboration. He founded two ventures and researched, prototyped, and lectured about entrepreneurship and human-centered design at Stanford and the University of Milan Bicocca. He also advocated the establishment of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, chaired the Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative at President Obama's Global Entrepreneurship Summit, researched emerging technology for social impact at the European Commission, co-created an EU-funded program aimed at spurring innovation and venture creation within European universities, and inspired CERN to launch a data analytics platform that accelerates the technology transfer from physics labs to society. He was named a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, a judge for the MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 Europe, and a member of the Partnership on AI and of the United Nations Innovation Network. Andrea is currently an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Blackstone Launchpad powered by Techstars, the University of California's Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and UCSC, and teaches lean design and innovation through the National Science Foundation's Innovation Corps.