STEPHAN BALZERStephan Balzer is a pioneer and influential voice in the Pan - European innovation community.

With over a decade of technology experience, Balzer founded Berlin’s idea incubation company, “red onion GmbH”, in the 90’s. By 2009, red onion had grown to hold the distinction of being the first licensed partner of TEDx conferences in Germany.

Having organized more than 60 conferences on pivotal themes and subjects impacting society, science and the future - Balzer is a C-Level advisor and change facilitator.

In July 2015, Balzer co-founded Curages, a company specialized in developing quality, multidisciplinary and cross platform content.

Balzer is a frequent speaker on innovation, avid art collector passionate about culture, and active citizen initiating constructive discourse on global challenges facing society. He strongly believes in the impact of change, transformation and innovation on corporations, organizations, institutions, public entities, and NGOs.

Through all, he is a radical optimist who enjoys good food, traveling, and his family.