Creativity & Design speakers

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Don Norman is Director of the recently established Design Lab at the University of California, San Diego where he is also professor emeritus of both psychology and cognitive science and a member of the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Former designer & engineer for Apple, and author of the bestseller Creative Selection: Inside Apple’s Design Process...

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Founder of Behance & Adobe's Chief Product Officer; Early Investor & Product Advisor, Pinterest, Uber & Other Top Companies

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• Harvard professor on how to boost creative productivity

Founder of Behance & Adobe's Chief Product Officer

• Author of The Messy Middle & Making Ideas Happen

• Early Investor & Product Advisor, Pinterest, Uber & Other Top Companies

Founder & Chief Creative Officer of dreams • design + life

• Author of Reimagining Design

• Award-winning contemporary art advisor, author & curator

• Author of How Creativity Rules the World

• Design thinking expert & founder of Visual Insight

• Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month

• Co-founder of 100 Word Story

• Author of Pep Talks for Writers & Brave the Page

• Professor & author on the power of storytelling

• Adjunct Professor Stanford University (Design Institute), Co-Director Stanford Executive Education

• Co-author of Ideaflow: The Only Business Metric That Matters

• Founder Launchpad Accelerator Stanford University

• COO Patagonia, CEO Timbuk2, and founder Atlas Snowshoe Co.

• Former designer & engineer for Apple

• Author of the bestseller Creative Selection: Inside Apple’s Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs


• The expert on transformation and the tech-driven workplace

• Author of Disrupted, Lab Rats and STFU

• Writer on Silicon Valley.

• Artistic Director of Artichoke, one of the UK’s leading independent production company

• Founder of the Moving Up Media Lab & Host of the PBS podcast, Attribution

• Author of the best-seller, Three Little Engines

• Expert on social mobility and the American Dream

• Author of Creative Change: Why We Resist It . . . How We Can Embrace It


• A leader in the application of human-centered design

• Author of several books including, The Design of Everyday Things

Guggenheim Fellow

• Founding Co-director of Northwestern University's Institute on Complex Systems

• Author of the novel Sideways, upon which the Oscar-winning film was adapted

• Managing director of Massive Entertainment

• Author of The Dream Architects

• Pushing the limits of human potential with projects like the human-powered helicopter.

• Author of On Being Awesome: A Unified Theory of How Not to Suck

• Bestselling author of The Back of The Napkin on how anyone can use simple pictures to lead, innovate & sell


• Pushing the limits of human potential with projects like the human-powered helicopter.

• Google X's Cultural Alchemist, responsible for leading Culture for Alphabet’s Moonshot Factory

• Bestselling author of Practical Genius

• Author of Zig Zag & other books on the power of collaboration & greater creativity

• Artist & Speaker

• Founder of PeaceLove Foundation

• Director of Executive Education at the Stanford d.school

• Co-Author of Ideaflow who's reimagining design thinking


• Target’s former VP of Trend Design

• Author of several books including, The Hummer and the Mini

• Consumer needs expert

• Emmy award winner, polymath & former medical clown

• Playful communicator who helps companies re-engage their staff and customers