Pascal Marmier is the Advisor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship with SHARE (www.shareboston.org) - the Swiss House for Advanced Research and Education, based in Cambridge, MA. The mission of SHARE is essentially to facilitate collaboration across academic, commercial and governmental lines, both for Switzerland and Swiss people, globally, but also within the local regions in which they have offices and experimental labs specifically built to create cross-pollinated conversations amongst all of these groups.
We discuss a bit of an idea Pascal has coined as "open-source diplomacy" which certainly falls well within the Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 movements - perhaps this is Diplomacy 2.0? From closed door and back room diplomacy to transparent conversation, this is an extremely interesting conversation, and following in the Global Innovation theme I've been pursuing in recent interviews. Anyone involved in similar work, whether diplomatic in nature, or related in this "meme" - please do get in touch via comments to the blog (www.BizTechTalk.com), or find me via LinkedIn, and I would very much like to hear from you, and continue this ongoing dialogue.