Intersection Event Brings Together Innovation Masterminds on Jan 14th
On Saturday, January 14th, leading entrepreneurs, investors and social innovators in the area of business, education, multimedia, venture capital, faith, activism, charity, technology and more are coming together “to share thoughts about leading trends/ideas in personal creativity, team and organizational innovation, and social impact.”
The Intersection’s website states the one-day event, held at Pixar Animation’s headquarters in Emeryville, California, will focus on “social empowerment, emerging country access to technology and innovation, access to education, ideas and capital; health and sanitation, poverty, empowerment, and the global environment.” It is hoped that those that attend not only find ways to move their business’ bottom line forward, but to also discover their unique role in improving the planet we all share.
The Intersection event is limited to only 350 participants, and includes presentations by a star list of thought leaders:
- Actress and UNICEF ambassador Susan Sarandon
- Chief Technology Officer of Walt Disney Greg Brandeau
- Google Vice President Marissa Mayer
- Model and founder of FEED Projects Lauren Bush
- Global change agent and President of Ashoka Diana Wells
- Senior Vice President of Word Vision International Dr. Chris Pitt
- President of Pixar Animation Studios, Dr. Ed Catmull
- Executive Director and Founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Paul Rieckhoff
- Design connoisseur and CEO of IDEO Tim Brown
- Business strategy authority and Director of Deloitte Center for the Edge John Hagel III
- Education expert and professor at Harvard Business School Linda Hill
- Entrepreneur and Chief Executive Partner of Ashoka Changemakers Benjamin Wald
- Innovation facilitator and Chief Solver of KILN Gregg Fraley
- Collaboration specialist and author of The Medici Effect Frans Johansson
- Teacher, minister and third generation yogi Guru Singh
Speakers are to meet the day before the event, in order to determine as a group the best topics to share. Discussion panels throughout Saturday will be moderated by Randy Haykin, a professor at UC Berkley and UC Cambridge, as well as founder of Haykin Capital, The Intersection Event and The Gratitude Network.
To learn more about the event and to register before seats run out, visit The Intersection’s website. Can’t attend? You can always follow the event on Twitter, or join in the conversation on Facebook.