Samantha Slade

A conscious entrepreneur, Samantha co-founded the international Percolab network and the coworking Ecto. For over 20 years, she has been putting her background in anthropology and learning design in service of innovation work in North America and internationally.  Emergent process, design thinking, ethnography and a vast range of participatory approaches are her tools. Samantha is actively engaged in the future of cities, the international commons movement, and the Art of Hosting community. Samantha supports teams, organizations and ecosystems to grow participatory leadership approaches, collaborative practices and prototype mindsets.

Author Going Horizontal – Creating a Non-Hierarchical Organization, One Practice at a Time (BK Publishers, USA)

TedX Geneva speaker The Future is in Business as Commons

She is based in Montréal, Canada.