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November 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Unexpected Connections Leading to Unstoppable Ideas.
Spend a day immersed in stimulating conversation with distinguished creative leaders.
Unexpected Connections brings together the highest-level creative minds across diverse fields including art, design, technology, business, and food. Intimate conversations will drive new perspectives over a series of one-on-one conversations. These connections will serve as the catalyst for ideas that will propel creative culture to new heights.
This year’s speakers include:
JULIA HUANG, CEO of Intertrend Communications/Imprint Venture Lab
EUGENE KAN, Co-Founder of MAEKAN
JOHN C. JAY, President of Global Creative at Fast Retailing/Uniqlo
DAVID CHOE, Artist
KENYA HARA, Art Director of Muji & President of Nippon Design Center
JEFF STAPLE, Founder of Staple Design
JENNIFER FERRO, President of KCRW
JASON MAYDEN, CEO of Super Heroic
KAREN OKONKWO, Co-Founder of TONL
JUN CHA, Tattoo Artist
LINDSAY JANG, Co-Founder of Yardbird & Missbish
MADELEINE BRAND, Broadcast Journalist for KCRW
HELEN ZIA, Journalist/Activist
JOE GEBBIA, Co-Founder of AirBnB
NIKLAS LILJA, Race Car Driver*
CHRISTIAN VON KOENIGSEGG, Founder & CEO of Koenigsegg Automotive*
SHEPARD FAIREY, Artist/Activist*
JOHN MAEDA, Global Head, Computational Design and Inclusion at Automattic**
DAN THE AUTOMATOR, Record Producer**
* Awaiting confirmation
** Special appearance