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Partnerships & Community Designer, IDEO RidenourPartnerships & Community Designer, IDEO<div class="ExternalClassEDFE4053E81744E48D1D44735D530502"><p>​Working on IDEO's Open Innovation platform, Matt designs strategies to grow and scale OpenIDEO's global impact while developing key partnerships to support the business. Focused on OpenIDEO's Food Waste initiative, Matt is building a network of partner organizations while helping manage the open innovation challenge. Matt leads OpenIDEO's environmental program "Accelerate", which includes an ongoing global event series and a Climate Fellowship program for social entrepreneurs.</p><p>Matt holds an MBA in Design Strategy from CCA (California College of the Arts), a BArch from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and studied design in Denmark through University of Copenhagen.</p></div>, Matthew RidenourGP0|#54142f6e-4215-47c8-9417-3fe8a050e3ce;L0|#054142f6e-4215-47c8-9417-3fe8a050e3ce|Matthew Ridenour;GTSet|#c31bcefc-bba8-4775-8a91-82f54b19d6e1;GPP|#a957a61d-489a-4511-b008-3b138e771d18Food WasteMatthewRidenour
General Manager, LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction SchwarzGeneral Manager, LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction<div class="ExternalClass7592B63B8C19483698BBA0BE6E4B4DA6"><p>Edward Schwarz is General Manager of the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction since it was created (as the Holcim Foundation) in 2003. He is responsible for all activities of the LafargeHolcim Foundation, including the international Awards competitions for sustainable construction projects and visions. He has produced more than 35 intraregional and global prize hand-over ceremonies, and edited some 30 publications related to sustainable construction.</p><p>Edward Schwarz was a journalist and editor of a Swiss trade magazine for the construction industry before joining a daily newspaper covering the Zurich area. He was then appointed editor-in-chief of a private radio station in the same region.</p><p>From 1992, he was in charge of communications of a Swiss building materials holding company that was later integrated into the then Holcim Group. He subsequently became Head of Corporate Communications for the united operations of Holcim in Switzerland. From 1999 until 2003, Edward Schwarz was the global Head of Internal and Online Communications of Holcim, in addition to being a member of the brand development and implementation team.</p></div>, Edward SchwarzGP0|#bd447a78-d695-4b5d-93d7-74d95b9a3eab;L0|#0bd447a78-d695-4b5d-93d7-74d95b9a3eab|Edward Schwarz;GTSet|#c31bcefc-bba8-4775-8a91-82f54b19d6e1;GPP|#a957a61d-489a-4511-b008-3b138e771d18EdwardSchwarz

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