LBCC•   March 26, 2015 - Pacific Ballroom at the Long Beach Arena   •LBCC

If You’re Wondering Who You’ll Meet

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We’re bringing you disruptive thinkers from JPL, Intuit, startups, economic development and more.

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If You’re Wondering Who You’ll Meet, Check Out Some of the Highlighted Speakers Below:

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David Delgado #innovate

David Delgado #innovate

Artist, Designer, and Educator at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
 
“The Idea Connector” 
9:45 AM
David will discuss how to mix common elements to make something new, plant seeds of curiosity through art, and understand the relationship between creativity and vulnerability. Join us to challenge your creativity, ingenuity, and leadership in a new way.
Diana Kander  #build

Diana Kander
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Author of NYT Best Seller 

‘All In Startup’, Investor, and Founder.

“Entrepreneur Mindset”

10:30 AM

Most entrepreneurs have heard the phrase “follow your gut!” Well, it turns out that most of our guts are leading us in the wrong direction. This talk will help you understand and apply these principles to your work, no matter what innovation you are trying to achieve.
Jeff Zias #build

Jeff Zias
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Innovation Leader Specializing in Grassroots Innovation at Intuit 
 
“Catalyzing Innovation and Design for Delight”
11:15 AM
Jeff will tell us about Intuit’s innovation system and their unique brand of design thinking, “Design for Delight.” Interact with other innovate attendees to apply the design for delight process to your ideas.
Stephanie

Stephanie Ardrey #grow

CEO/ President iVent Labs
 
“Startup Builders Panel”
1:15 PM
Join Stephanie and three other speakers as they discuss the world of startup support networks, their respective investments and programs, and how they are making a big impact in the region.
Don’t Miss our Innovation Fund SoCal Finalist Pitches at 2:00 PM
Pitching Companies
  1. AuraLife
  2. Flux Thermal Solutions
  3. Fusion Brakes, LLC.
  4. Moving Anlaytics, Inc.
  5. Trace-Ability, Inc.

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Startup Builders Panel

growThis panel discussion will focus on experiences of prolific investors and experienced entrepreneurs who are making a big impact in the region through their hands-on work in nurturing and growing startups in Southern California; how their respective investments and programs are engaged in the innovation ecosystem; and about the interconnected world of startup support networks.   Register Now >>>


Investors, Incubators and Accelerators. Oh, My!

You don’t want to miss this special panel! Have questions? Reach out during Q&A. Special guests on this panel include:

1. Stephanie Ardrey, iventLABS Business Accelerator

2. Amir Banifatemi, K5 Ventures and Tech Coast Angeles Orange County Network >

3. Eva Ho, Susa Ventures >

4. Howard Leonhardt, Leonhardt Ventures >


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Enjoy our fresh selections as well as three local food truck choices.

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The Design for Delight System

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Jeff Zias @Intuit #build

After leading technology groups at Apple, Taligent IBM, and select Silicon Valley startups, Jeff has been instrumental in evolving Intuit into a grassroots-innovation-based growth machine (Intuit recently added over $150M in revenue derived from grassroots initiatives). More>>>

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Feel the Local Art Vibe @innovatesocal Meet:

April Kawaoka

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Kawako visually references the urban landscape through imagery and material choice, such as plastic, metal, and concrete. more>

 


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Barry Rothstein is dedicated to promoting the art of 3D photography, the production and display of 3D images, both online and in print. more>


III-D Design

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III-D Design Walter (Tres) Focht III specializes in designing and creating unique functional sculpture, furniture and architecture, using found, recycled and re-purposed natural and man- made objects, hardware and materials, playfully exploring their properties while contrasting their differences, both physically and symbolically.

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Why Our Guts Are Leading Us in the Wrong Direction

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Meet Diana Kander #build

Once a Soviet Union refugee, now a successful entrepreneur, founder of multiple ventures, investor, and NYT best-selling author, Diana draws on her past experience to design and implement curriculum in educational institutions and the private sector. More >>>

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The Entrepreneur Mindset and the Counterintuitive Principles that Drive Innovation

Most entrepreneurs have heard the phrase “follow your gut!” Well, it turns out that most of our guts are leading us in the wrong direction. After many years of researching what separated successful serial entrepreneurs from those who couldn’t seem to get a business off the ground, Diana Kander has discovered some counterintuitive principles that separate the two groups of people. This talk will help you understand and apply these principles to your work, no matter what innovation you are trying to achieve. Register Now >>>

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Disrupting @ JPL

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Who is David Delgado? #build

For the past six years, David has led NASA’s Imagine Mars Project, challenging students to work with scientists and engineers to imagine and design a community on the planet Mars, then express their ideas through art.   More >>>

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First 100 Registrants Receive a Free Copy of NYT Best Seller ‘All in Startup’ by Diana Kander.

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