Marquise Stillwell, the founder and principal of Openbox, created a company that represents a culmination of more than 20 years of experience in designing and implementing fresh models for businesses and cultural organizations. The Openbox vision is, above all, human-centered: focusing on improving the lives of people in the communities its clients serve, whether it is through a film project; extensive business design work; or its deep resources for design research and innovation.
Marquise also brings his passion for supporting diverse cultures and bringing about positive change to his many philanthropic and creative activities, from serving as chairman of the board for the Lowline
Underground Park; to collaborating with his Openbox colleague Petter Ringbom on short films and feature-length documentaries such as the New Bauhaus film scheduled to be released in 2019; to previously teaching with two Danish design schools: CIID in Copenhagen and the
KaosPilot in Aarhus.
He also serves as a member for the High Line Network Advisory, co-founder of Artmatr and the Ocean Policy Lab, and supports arts organizations such as the Joyce Theater, MOCADA in Brooklyn, and the contemporary art museum MCA Denver.
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