Inspirator @Afrika is Rising Day, 27 Oct: Session Three

ODA Global Curator, Future-ready Skills Day

Dr Rael Futerman is co-founder and Chief Learning Officer at Cartedo, an educational technology organisation focussed on critical soft-skills development through challenge-based, experiential learning journeys. With a background in design, innovation and education he has held several academic positions at institutions around the world. Most recently as a founding Programme Manager at the Hasso Plattner School of Design Thinking at the University of Cape Town (d-school). He has developed a number of university and executive education programmes aimed at future-proofing tomorrow’s workforce and upskilling todays’. Drawing on his broad research interests and experience he has given keynote speeches in countries from South Africa, to Singapore, Germany and Ghana, on topics ranging from The Future of Learning in Emerging Creative Economies to Design Thinking for Competitive Advantage & Social Impact. He continues to produce articles on Education, Design Thinking, Entrepreneurship and Innovation. These have been published as academic articles as well as in the popular press by Business Day and the World Economic Forum. He is always looking to continue his lifelong learning journey by sharing experiences and learning through new ones.