Author Archives: Marco Bevolo

About Marco Bevolo

He is currently a Partner at Amati & Associates, the international group of advisors in foresight, innovation and branding, in Warsaw, Barcelona, and Eindhoven. He is a researcher/lecturer in International Leisure Management at NHTV University of Applied Sciences on international networks, place branding and design. He earned his PhD on the role of design in generating urban futures at the Graduate School, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Tilburg University. He is the founder of Marco Bevolo Consulting. His portfolio includes projects for selected customers in Europe and Asia, including Philips, Municipality of Eindhoven, LightProjects (Leni Schwendinger), Lighting Design Collective (Madrid) and CitiesNext GmbH (Vienna). Until 2009 he was a Director at Philips Design headquarters in the Netherlands, where he was the driving force behind CultureScan, the cultural futures research program, and city.people.light, the urban futures global program. He works primarily in the areas of strategic design, people research and thought leadership. In his extracurricular capacity, in the period 2010-2016, he has been the Principal of Research Urban Futures for Philips Lighting in Europe, Poland, Czech Republic.