James Hanusa, is Chief Innovation Artist with Urban Innovation Exchange Global. UIX Global is an economic development agency with that works on the design and development of innovation ecosystems that include sustainability, civic innovation and creative culture. He is working on honing his art of coordinating efforts of municipal government agencies, private sector and civic organizations in cities to develop and Arts & Innovation districts.James is Global Advisor to the Burning Man Project focused on strategy and support structure development for the cultures global network. In his role of New Initiatives for Burning Man, James worked on special projects, organization development, communications and innovation explorations and execution. James’s background encompasses teaching social media at Ex’pression College and urban sustainability organizing for 350.org, Global Campaign for Climate Action and others. He founded Change SF in 2009, a San Francisco-based citizen sustainability initiative. His previous professional experience includes roles in business development and strategic alliances for information technology and social media companies including Intel, SAP, PeopleSoft, and Garrigan Lyman. He holds an M.B.A. in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and a B.S. in Marketing from Arizona State University.