Ciprian Stănescu is Co-Founder of Social Innovation Solutions, an organization offering consultancy and support for NGOs and corporations on social impact, future trends and innovation. He manages a variety of educational programs and business competitions like Social Impact Award and Future Makers or conversation platforms like Future Summit of Future Talks. Ciprian worked for 2 years for Ashoka Romania and 10 years for the Aspen Institute Romania. He is a Global Shaper Alumni of the World Economic Forum and co-founder of Global Shapers Bucharest Hub. He teaches 3 classes at The Entrepreneurship Academy in Bucharest (Futurism, CSR & Sustainability and Leadership) and is currently doing his PhD in International Economics in Bucharest. Ciprian holds an MA in Political Science from the Central European University in Budapest.

He is a frequent speaker on Future Trends & Foresight, Industry and Social Innovation both in Romania and abroad.