Cecilia Tham

Cecilia Tham

Product Strategy

Barcelona, Spain


  • Google certified Sprint Master
  • Design Thinking
  • Lean Startup
  • Prototyping
  • Product Strategy
  • Strategic Design and Management
  • Open Innovation
  • Design and Hardware


Cecilia Tham has spend the last few years dedicated to the creation of facilities, eco-systems, methodologies and techniques centered on open innovation. She has facilitated, trained and consulted with companies as well as universities on sustainable models for open innovation.

As an entrepreneur herself, she has initiated various business and startup. She is the founder of Makers of Barcelona as well as FabCafe Barcelona. MOB is a collaborative community and facility for the innovative hipsters, the creative geeks and the business-savvy movers and shakers that call Barcelona home. FabCafe is a new concept coffee shop that combines an innovative use for digital fabrication tools such as laser cutters, 3d printers and plotters, in an everyday environment such as the coffee shop, opened in March of 2014. FabCafe Barcelona will be the first of its kind in Europe, with sister operations at Tokyo, Taipei and Bangkok. She is also the founder of MEAT (Making Extremely Awesome Things), a co-creative agency that plays with design, technology and innovation via extreme making. She is also the founder of Assemble.rs, an online collaborative innovation platform for collectives. Cecilia is a designer and biologist by training, serial Entrepreneur by choice and a compulsive maker for life.

Cecilia has been a speaker at TEDx Barcelona, TEDx Sant Cugat, TEDx Taipei, TEDx ESADE, Open FAD, as well as 4YFN. She was a contributor to the newspaper Le Economic. She is currently an adjunct part-time faculty at Parsons The New School for Design, School of Design Strategy and Management. She has been a visiting lecturer at USC and Catholic University of America.

She has been mentor at Google Launchpad Barcelona, Startup Bootcamp IoT + Data as well as Harvard Innovation Lab.