Scott will simultaneously demystify creative thinking, provide tips and tricks for finding ideas, provoke wild opinions and comical rants, and explore how to become more powerful at the creative aspects of your work and life.
Berkun is the author of three bestselling books, Making Things Happen, The Myths of Innovation, and Confessions of a Public Speaker. He managed teams at Microsoft from 1994-2003 on projects, including versions 1-5 (not 6) of Internet Explorer. He works as a writer and speaker, and his work has appeared in The New York Times, Forbes, The Economist, The Washington Post, Wired, NPR, and other media. He contributes to Harvard Business Review and BusinessWeek and has appeared as an innovation expert on MSNBC and CNBC. He currently works as a team lead on WordPress.com, and writes frequently on (creative) thinking at his popular blog, scottberkun.com, and tweets at @berkun.
Sponsored by AIGA Seattle and Bootstrapper Studios.