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Alan Ricks

Mass Design Group / Co-Founder

Alan co-founded MASS Design Group and as Chief Operating Officer manages global operations. Projects range from design to research to policy – a portfolio that continues to expand the role of design in advancing a more equitable world.

Alan was appointed as an Expert-in-Residence at the Harvard Innovation Lab and is a Young Global Leader with the World Economic Forum for the 2014-2019 term. He recently gave a TED Talk, which chief TED curator Chris Anderson described as “a different language about what architecture can aspire to be.”

He is a regular lecturer at Harvard, where he received his Masters of Architecture, and is a frequent speaker and writer on the role of architecture in catalyzing social change.