Kenneth Schlenker on Superpeer
Founder Opal, formerly Bird, Stellar Base, ArtList, Google
I founded Opal to help people take control over their phones. Today, we spend more waking hours on screens than not. I believe everyone deserves control over their time and over their lives. I wrote a manifesto about it. From July 2018, I launched Bird in France - hired a team of 130 people and built a profitable €30m+/year business in 12 months - The Financial Times. Previously I was founder and CEO of online marketplace ArtList (acq. by artnet), and cofounded Stellar Base, a software studio and consulting firm hybrid. We built Stellar Formation (and partnered with Fiverr) & KeplerBot. We consulted for LVMH, Prehype, Cloud Kitchens. On my spare time, I think about the future of cities (Forbes, Le Monde) and I look at art (I was named in Art+Auction Magazine's Power 100 list). I've spoken about culture/technology with The New York Times, Vogue, at Princeton, Sciences Po Paris and Parsons.