Bastian founded jovoto to unleash creative talent stuck in rigid work environments. jovoto enables global brands and enterprise businesses to leverage the talent of more than 60.000 creative professionals globally to design better products. More than 300 open innovation challenges for brands such as Audi, Starbucks, Unicef, Coke, Deutsche Telekom, or Greenpeace have been solved through a social creative process. In 2013 Wiley published "Crowdstorm", Bastian's first book about "The Future of Innovation, Ideas and Problem Solving". Bastian has a computer science and design background, loves great products and despite frequent traveling calls Berlin home of his young family.