Michael DaCosta Babb
Michael has worked in the creative and innovation industries for over 30 years. He is a hands-on strategic advisor for various businesses, investment funds & accelerators across all technology sectors including Activeledger (UK), Mom Incubators (UK), DECENT (CH), Hubris One (EE), Fabrica do Futuro (Brazil), Films Angel (UK/ France), PMPG (PL), Privet Equity (UK) and Privum (CH). He is also a Tech London Advocate and a lecturer at the INSEEC university. In addition, Michael is a supporter of the Nekton oceanology Foundation (Oxford University) and GIVENation, the children’s foundation.
Michael is a mentor of CV Labs AG, Switzerland, MIT Portugal and a founder jury member of the European Commission @Diversity Culture Technology competition.
In the past Michael has worked on projects with many major brands and institutions including PlayStation, Nike, X Box, MTV, Diageo, Cockspur Rum, Interbrew, BMW, Coca Cola, SONAR, Red Bull, Nokia, Vice and the ICA. He also has a significant media track record having worked for City Limits, Tank Girl, Deadline, Observer Life magazine, Art & Architecture Journal and Labkultur.TV.
He is a goal-orientated, creative leader with a keen interest in media, digital and innovation; possesses a senior commercial network in the UK and abroad; enjoys a reputation for the activation and running of high profile projects; is fluent in French and Portuguese.