Lutz Leichsenring is the co-founder of VibeLab, and one of the world’s leading authorities on protecting nighttime-economy, -community and -culture. Since 2009, Lutz has been the spokesman and executive board member for the Berlin Clubcommission. He has fought tirelessly for the rights of Berlin’s vast underground club scene by organizing demonstrations, conferences, workshops and by speaking at round tables and parliamentary committees. His role has lead Lutz into the city's Berlin Musicboard and Chamber of Commerce, where he frequently votes on development issues that protect creative space affected by gentrification. In 2017, alongside former Night Mayor of Amsterdam, Mirik Milan, Lutz launched the Creative Footprint, a project to measure, compare, and advocate for creative spaces in cities like Berlin, New York and Tokyo.