Rohan Gunatillake is an innovation producer and entrepreneur based in Glasgow with two main specialisms. The first is that of the cultural sector with current and past projects include Sync, Digital R&D Fund for the Arts, Culture Hack Scotland, Edinburgh Festivals Innovation Lab and Mission Models Money.
Rohan’s second specialism is the relationship between the mind and technology with projects including Buddhist Geeks and buddhify – the world’s first urban meditation app. His previous employers include IBM, Accenture and Nesta. Rohan also works as a freelance advisor and producer on exciting projects, is an award-winning blogger, has written for the Guardian and Wired and has yet to score a competitive touchdown for the Glasgow Hornets.
He is also a regular speaker with recent appearances at SXSW, Future Everything, the Buddhist Geeks Conference, Shift Happens and British Council events in Berlin and Istanbul. He is a trustee of the British Council and in 2012 Wired magazine named him in their Smart List of 50 people who are about to change the world.