Johan van Mol is a Belgian strategist, entrepreneur, thinker and writer on innovation and design thinking. He is managing partner at Before The Wave a creative and strategic design studio that designs meaningful products, services and strategies.

Johan van Mol is co-author of the book "Create Meaningful Stuff". It deals with the question: how do we, as business leaders, entrepreneurs, designers, engineers and marketers create products and services that add value to our lives, that are smart, sustainable and meaningful?