Dan Podjed is the founder of “Why the World Needs Anthropologists” organised annually since 2013. He has led several applied and interdisciplinary and projects, and has been involved in the development of different ethnography-based IT solutions. Since 2012, he has been coordinating EASA Applied Anthropology Network. Currently, he is preparing a toolkit on the people-centred development approaches as a result of the PEOPLE project. He gets energy from his family and friends, and likes to recharge his batteries in countries of ex-Yugoslavia.