Richard is a prominent molecular biologist, social entrepreneur and innovation systems strategist. He founded Cambia, an independent non-profit social enterprise to democratise problem solving using science-enabled innovation. Richard developed the landmark hologenome theory of evolution, the Biological Open Source Movement (BiOS) and Patent Lens.
Cambia was recently recognized among the top 100 NGO’s of the world.
Richard is also Professor of Science, Technology & Law at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Rogue at National ICT Australia (NICTA), where he directs The Lens, a global open platform for innovation cartography. http://www.cambia.org/
Given below is Richard Jefferson speech at the 2013 Skoll World Forum on Social Entreprenuership.