Mr. Cesar Harada | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Mr. Cesar Harada

Mr. Cesar HaradaFounder and Director of MakerBay, and CEO of Scoutbots and Protei

Mr. Cesar Harada is a French-Japanese Inventor, Environmentalist and Entrepreneur living in Hong Kong.

Director of MakerBay, Hong Kong MakerSpace for Social & Environmental Impact. Inventor of Protei – a revolutionary shape-shifting sailing robot and Director of Scoutbots.

Mr. Harada is passionate about “Open Hardware for the Environment”, “Citizen Science” with a strong focus on ocean communities & technologies.

Mr. Harada used to teach Masters of “Design and Environment” at Goldsmiths University London. Mr. Harada esar is a graduate from the Royal College of Arts London, Design Interactions Department, and worked at MIT (USA) as Project Leader. Mr. Harada was the construction manager of the *IHub_ in Nairobi Kenya. Mr. Harada led the Open-H2O (former Open- Sailing) to win the ARS Electronica Golden Nica [NEXT IDEA] (Austria) and the VIDA awards Fundacion Telefonica (Spain). Mr. Harada is a TED Senior Fellow and speaker. Unreasonable at sea Entrepreneur he was trained in Design Thinking by Stanford d School George Kembel, Rapid prototyping by Tom Chi (former Google x).

Nominated Figure of progress by GOOD and IBM, COP21 opening speaker about ocean technologies, APEC Maker Awardee. His company Scoutbots was nominated StartmeUp HK Grand Award winner and listed as China 10th most innovative company by Fast Company (2015).