Be part of the first summit of its kind, and network with the world's innovation leaders. This is a rare opportunity to work intimately with some of the great minds of today and innovators of tomorrow. Join this groundbreaking gathering building innovation ecosystems around the world.

The Global Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley on July 16-18, 2012 will bring together the world’s leaders from governments, corporations, venture capital, NGOs, startups, and academia who seek to cultivate innovation ecosystems.

Our purpose: to transform entire economies by accelerating innovation-based growth.
Our vision: within 20 years, every innovator in the world will have the potential to realize his or her dream, regardless of geography.
Learn more about the summit here:

As an Innovation Guide, you will be facilitating real-life, real-time interactive workshops to prototype solutions for the real world, applying design thinking to global development. You will be responsible for your tribe, consisting of policy makers, business executives, investors, scientists, and entrepreneurs—from dozens of countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.

About You: You are a graduate student interested in global healthcare, food security, clean water, information technology, sustainable energy, capital formation, design thinking and/or intellectual property.
You're a people person, outgoing, personable.
Thick skinned, positive attitude and confident.
Comfortable with concepts of networking, relationship-building, collaboration and trust.
Self starter, agile – able to adapt to curve balls
Can commit to attending the entire event, July 16th, 17th and 18th in Silicon Valley.

To apply, please write to Dylan Fiesel at