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Bob is a professional instigator of public discussion in the Czech Republic. He is the head of communications and analyst in the EDUin think-tank and the author of the Czech Education System Audit. He writes and comments on education in Czech media, speaking and hosting conferences and public events such as Meltingpot, Forum 2000, TEDx etc. In autumn 2019, he published a non-fiction book called No Future: Are we driving our children into virtual reality on a steam engine?
Bob is also a member of the Rector’s Board at the University of Economics and Management in Prague and advisor to Jiří Drahoš, Chairman of the Education Committee in the Senate, upper chamber of the Czech Parliament.
He helped launch a start-up project called Education Republic. He regularly contributes to the Aspen Annual, a flagship event organized by Aspen Institute Central Europe. Together with the Center for Contemporary Art DOX, Prague, he created Synapsis, an education program consisting of different workshops encouraging social and civic awareness among young people. Since 2018, he has served as a spokesperson of Czech Elves, a civic group countering disinformation in Czech cyberspace.
He graduated from the Pedagogical Faculty and Faculty of Sports Studies at Masaryk University and holds a PhD from the Media Institute of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University. In 2019, he was honored with a small bronze medal bestowed upon him by Masaryk University in Brno.