Rowan Yeoman

Rowan operates at the nexus of innovation, technology and social change. He has spent his career mapping, experimenting, facilitating, funding and executing across all aspects of the innovation landscape – understanding and leveraging the dynamics by which new ideas become valuable things that the world can benefit from. Rowan is an entrepreneur, investor and consultant, and has worked with numerous organisations across governments, NGOs and large corporations to help model and make sense of complex innovation ecosystems and approaches. Rowan co-created the Social Lean Canvas in 2013 and has developed it as a system for applying modern startup practices to purpose driven enterprises. Most recently, Rowan has been advising the UNDP to help map and understand the opportunities that Web3 innovation presents in the development and impact space to further the SDGs.