Ibon Zugasti is International Project Manager at LKS Cooperative , the Management Consulting Division of MONDRAGON Corporation, Board Member of the Millennium Project Global Futures Think Tank, Member of the Board of Foresight Europe Network , Deputy Director of the Foresight Iberoamerican Network and Associate Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science. Ibon is also the Managing Partner/Director at the European Institute for Futures Studies and Strategy and a member of the PREPARE Network ).

Since 1999, Ibon has led several high impact consultancy and research projects in fields like foresight, regional sustainable development, labor & training and energy for different Governments worldwide (e.g. USA, Canada, UK, Colombia, Uruguay) and cities (e.g. Montreal, Preston, New York City) and Corporations (e.g. Repsol, Telefonica, Iberdrola, Guggenheim, MONDRAGON). He has also advised the Committee of the Regions of the EU for the launching of a European Platform on Territorial Foresight.   In the U.S., Ibon advises the Bronx Cooperative Development Initiative (BCDI) in New York City and collaborates closely with the nationwide 1worker1vote movement.

Ibon is a co-author of different publications such as the Future of Business Organizations and Cooperatives (Millennium Project), Humanity at Work & Life, the Future of Work and Technology 2050 (Millennium Project) and relevant articles such as “Why the U.S. Needs More Worker-Owned Companies” and “Mondragon: Maintaining Resilience through Cooperative Strategies” University of Oxford. He also contributes to the yearly publication, State of the Future, by the Millennium Project. 

Ibon earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and his Master’s Degree in Strategic Management from the University of Deusto (Spain) and Marquette University (USA). He has been teaching strategic and cooperative management and foresight at many Universities and seminars on the international level (e.g. Oxford University, TEC Monterrey, Singularity University and Yonsei University).


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