Marisa König Beatty
Texas born Marisa König Beatty found her calling as a cultural entrepreneuse in New York City through founding and managing multidisciplinary cultural center supporting emerging artists in their early career development. After 15 years as a Brooklyn-ite, love and life moved her overseas – first to Brussels, then Zürich – where she enjoys working at intersection of creativity and entrepreneurship. Parallel to her work with the Impact Hub, she is deeply involved as a cultural connector through her company, könig beatty projects, a collaborative platform for various artistic, educational and integration-based initiatives, as well as BEAM, an Impact Hub spin-off and transdisciplinary “dream tank” devising, designing and facilitating in(ter)ventions that inspire public engagement with matters of concern. An avid foodie and perpetual student, she is also the proud mother of two, very colorful little ladies.