Celebrate entrepreneurship, cultivate creativity and drive high-impact innovation.

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Design & Innovation

Design thinking drives business innovation. Innovation demands new applications for design.
Together, design and innovation fuel high-impact entrepreneurship.

Join us for a week of learning, interviews with leaders, hands-on workshops and social events.


First three Premier Speakers Announced

Mike Perlis | Forbes Media

Mike Perlis
Forbes Media

President & CEO

Mike Perlis | Forbes Media

Heather Stephenson

Head of Brand Strategy

Pete Roper | Google

Pete Roper

Head of Mobile Brand Strategy

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