Danny Sierra González is a Telecommunication Engineer. He was awarded a scholarship from the GIZ – Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (International German Cooperation) to study Technology and Innovation Management partnered with Fraunhofer Institut in Germany. He is a second year M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering student from Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. Danny has experience in startup communities, open innovation strategies and lean business development. His main interest is about citizens’ motivations on open innovation and civic crowdsourcing platforms. He was a part of the Purdue IronHack team in charge of marketing and operational strategies.