Platform Cooperativism Resource Library


Travis F. Higgins at Who Owns the World Conference, convened by the Platform Cooperativism Consortium at The New School in November 2019. Higgins is a guest speaker for the Who Owns the World? The State of Platform Cooperativism discussion panel.

The IDRC team members Ned ZimmermanCheryl Li, and Jutta Treviranus will briefly introduce their progress on the Kit and Travis Higgins, a PCC team member, will introduce the survey of the digital cooperative economy. It is the goal of the Kit to advance the cooperative digital economy. In the spirit of cooperativism, the kit is co-designed with prospective and current platform cooperative members.

Systems engineer with 14 years of experience delivering substantial improvements in over 30 organizations (large, small, public, private, non-profit and cooperative) in 14 countries. Passionate about using business as a force for good and promoting people & planet over profit. Founded a Zero Waste network in Brazil’s 3rd largest metro area and studied Strategic Management of Cooperatives at the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais. Currently serving as an adviser to Coonecta (a Brazilian hub for cooperative innovation) and as Global Survey Project Lead for the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy.

Added April 16, 2020