Martyn Perks

Martyn Perks is a management consultant, and he also regularly writes about design, technology and innovation for a number of publications including the Independent, spiked, Design Week, and the Big Issue. He has also organised and spoken at numerous events in America and in Europe, including at the Cheltenham Science Festival, London Design Festival, the Design Museum, Zurich and Dublin Salons, and at the tenth Anglo-Israel Colloquium in Jerusalem. He was a contributor to The Future of Community: reports of a death greatly exaggerated, co-authored Big Potatoes: The London Manifesto for Innovation, and convened its Big Potatoes: Manifesto for Design group.

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Sunday 1 November 2009, 1.45pm Student Union
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