Co-Founder & Managing Director
MyMachine Global FoundationPiet Grymonprez was asked personally by Arianna Huffington to contribute to this site. Piet is co-founder and managing director of the MyMachine Global Foundation. With its unique and multi-award winning methodology, MyMachine enables young people to drive their own future, to become the self-motivated, problem solving, creative, self-employed or team workers that companies, organisations and the word at large are looking for. Piet's work has been Recognised by Fast Company for the World Changing Ideas 2021 List. He is acclaimed Innovator Of The Year by the >150 global experts from the HundrED Academy. He received multiple awards around the globe, including the United Nations World Summit Award, the (what in the USA is being referred to as the Oscars of education) Reimagine Education Presence Learning Gold Winner Award in Philadelphia (2018), Designmanagement Europe Award, and the HundrED 2020 and 2021 innovator. Recently Forbes ran an article on the impact of MyMachine in the global education space. MyMachine is endorsed by the United Nations WSA, Sir Ken Robinson (New York Times Bestselling author), Harvard University, The New York Academy of Sciences, HundrED, The Qatar Foundation, Designmanagement Europe, Katerva, Sir Richard Branson (Virgin Unite) and Tom Vander Ark (CEO Getting Smart) and business leaders and education thinkers alike. Piet is author of the book What Is Your Dream Machine? How Children Change Education Worldwide, with foreword written by Sir Ken Robinson. Before focussing on education, Piet was director research affairs at Howest University of Applied Sciences, partnering with organisations worldwide, both (Fortune 500) companies like Apple, Intel, Adobe, Microsoft, Arkema as well as SME's, start-ups and social profit organisations.