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Hugo Van Vuuren

Social Entrepreneur

Fellows Class:
Hugo Van Vuuren

Professional Role

Current Titles:

Hugo is a Partner at The Experiment Fund, Expert-in-Residence at the Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, and an entrepreneur.

Current Organizations:

The Experiment Fund


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Biography

Hugo Van Vuuren received his Masters of Design Studies from the Harvard Graduate School of Design where he was a fellow at The Berkman Center for Internet and Society and the The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. A TED Fellow, he earned his A.B. degree at Harvard College in Economics and co-founded two startups backed by Y Combinator before helping grow Artscience Labs and The Laboratory @ Harvard as Founding Director. South African by birth, Hugo enjoys the camaraderie and adventure of small teams tackling big problems and can be found in New York or Cape Town when not at home in Cambridge, MA.


Fun facts

Favorite meal:
South African cuisine

A funny story about me:
Ask me in person.


Vital Stats

Fellows Class
TED2010
Languages
-
Living in
Cambridge, United States
Working in
Cambridge, United States
Born in
Carnarvon, South Africa
Gender
Male

Contact

Twitter
@hugovanvuuren
Websites
www.hugovanvuuren.com
Blog
www.hugovanvuuren.com