About Robert Barnard
Robert Barnard is co-founder of Youthful Cities. It creates data-driven solutions to make cities more youthful — connected, open, dynamic, inventive, curious and playful — places. Robert has three decades of experience in youth engagement and innovation as the founder of the Canadian youth charity Generation 2000 and co-founder of the global youth insight and innovation firm Decode Inc. He is currently a fellow at the SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue and co-author of the bestselling book on Generation X — Chips and Pop: Decoding the Nexus Generation. Barnard is a champion of youth and youthfulness.