Mr. Karl McFaul is a business architect, future navigator and senior digitalisation expert consulting on EU, city and business levels. With a unique multidisciplinary career and outlook in emerging technologies and the new methods and practices for 21st century organisation and leadership, Karl lectures and gives workshops internationally on innovation, digital transformation and business development for the future work and learning.
As a member of the European Commission high-level expert groups, Karl has developed a new framework for policy innovation and is published internationally in scientific works. He is an elected member of New Club of Paris, Future Center Alliance and has previously led work on strategy, digital platforms and management systems for the European Spallation Source (ESS) in the city of Lund, Sweden, now constructing the world's most powerful scientific infrastructure for materials research. Karl has an Executive MBA from Lund University School of Economics and Management, an MFA from University of Gothenburg, he is a DSDM-certified coach in Agile methodology and a pioneer in IoT and digital platform economics from Chalmers University of Technology. Currently, Karl McFaul is working together with the team at Transilvania IT Cluster in the city of Cluj-Napoca, building up one of EU's Digital Innovation Hubs.