Vice-President Project for Public Spaces. Ethan Kent works to support Placemaking organizations, projects, and leadership around the world to build a global placemaking movement. During over 18 years at Project for Public Spaces, Ethan has traveled to more than 80 cities and 55 countries to advance the cause of Placemaking and public spaces. Ethan has been integral to the development of Placemaking as a transformative approach to economic development, environmentalism, transportation planning, governance, resilience, equity and design. Having worked on over 200 PPS projects, Ethan has led a broad spectrum of Placemaking projects public space transformations on six continents, often including comprehensive public engagement, user-analysis, planning, urban design, and visioning.