Simone Cicero

Creator, Platform Design Toolkit

Simone is a strategist in love with open culture currently trying to understand how platforms, peers and partners can work together. He’s a startup and corporate transformation adviser, helping companies envision their future in terms of organisation, strategies, products and services.

As a public speaker, Simone speaks about innovation, disruption, resilience and ecosystems. In 2013 he also invented the Platform Design Toolkit to help designers create P2P market-networks, Open Innovation Ecosystems and much more, now out in its 2.0 release.

Simone is involved in OuiShare and Cocoon Projects, pioneering new forms of organisations and governance and he’s also renowned expert in open source hardware and manufacturing, former Open Source Hardware Summit co-chair (2013).

My Sessions

Workshop: How to design your platform – The Platform Design Toolkit


This is a hands on session for anyone looking to start a platform businessĀ or to understand how platform businesses work as an analyst, designer or policymaker. Pre-booking is essential.