Cecilia MoSze Tham

“Cecilia is a force of nature and the only person I refer as a ‘mastermind’. 

Stephen Gates / Global Head of Design at Citi Group



An entrepreneur by heart, a designer and biologist by training, and a maker for life, Cecilia has traveled the world to empower individuals and companies to gear up on their journey for our supercharge faster future.   

She is a serial entrepreneur, founder of multiple companies including MOB, a collaborative co-working community, FabCafe Barcelona, a new concept that brings digital fabrication tools to the everyday environment of a coffee shop.  Her latest venture FutureFunded.co is a community funding platform focus on training the next generation of women in technology.

Cecilia is a 4-times TEDx speaker.  She has given talks and workshops at World Mobile Congress, Smart City Expo, IAM Fest, Challengers, SHIFT, Open FAD and 4YFN.

Cecilia was a fellow at the highly selective Global Solution Programs at Singularity University 2017 focused on applying exponential technologies in finding impact solutions for global challenges at NASA Ames Research Center.   She received her master as an architect at Harvard University and a degree in biology at Emory University.   She is the recipient of the prestigious Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship as well as the Faculty Design Award by Harvard University.   

Cecilia has been awarded the Creative Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 by the Creative Net.  Her publication “Hackable Cities” written together with her students at Parsons New School has won the Design for Well Being Award 2015.


She was one of a handful ... that we selected to be a keynote speaker at the event... Cecilia was the highest rated speaker ... Her contribution to the programme was invaluable, and I am grateful for the ongoing support of rockstars like her.
— Mark Masterson, Global Manager at Google Launchpad
Cecilia is a force of nature and the only person I refer as a ‘mastermind’. When I first met her at MOB I was blown away with not only how ambitious her vision but how much she had been able to accomplish with little very help or support.
— Stephen Gates, Head of Innovation at Citi Group
Insightful, engaging, and entertaining... Her experience and passion resulted in a great experience for the conference attendees and opened their eyes to the radical changes driven by Industry 4.0.
— Jonah Normand, Senior Manager AutoDesk
The audience not only connects immediately with her but also (almost ;-) falls in love with her because of her natural way and because of her authenticity.
— Jose Cruset, TEDx Barcelona Curator