Operating from within his own company, Luscinus, since 2017, Koen Snoeckx calls himself ‘Collision Maker’: facilitating interactions between specialists from various realms of expertise. Be it as public speaker, mentor or project manager, he helps companies, organizations, and policy makers to leave a positive trace. By setting up contexts for unexpected collaborations and outcomes, Luscinus releases the energy and insights that will enable us to build the economic, political, ecological, and societal models of tomorrow. Holding a Master in Biochemistry, with a post-Master in Journalism and a teacher’s degree, Koen initially worked in the communications departments of high-tech research centers. First at imec in Leuven (B), later at Holst Centre in Eindhoven (NL), where – as member of the MT – he headed the communications department. Between 2014 and 2017, Koen was Director of Baltan Laboratories (a cultural laboratory in Eindhoven), co-founder of Creative Lab Brainport (a collaboration initiative between SMEs and educational institutes), Chairman-Director of Creative Ring (international non for profit for creative ecosystems) and founder of Creative Ring Eindhoven. Also, he set up the creative hub Moktamee (Herentals) and was involved in a cultural startup and in an award-winning restaurant business.