Creativity Forum 2014
Featuring Tim Brown, CEO & President of IDEO
"Today's kids, tomorrow's innovators: How success in an innovative workforce demands creative thinking."
Friday, February 7, 2014
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Check-in opens at 11 a.m.
Luncheon starts promptly at noon.
The Ritz Carlton Hotel
600 Stockton Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Host Committee: $5,000 – $10,000
Table of 10: $1,500
Individual ticket: $150
Proceeds from Creativity Forum support our mission to ignite and advance creative thinking for all children.
If you have any questions or would like to know more about individual or corporate support, please contact Julia Russell at (415) 339-3968 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Creativity Forum
The Bay Area Discovery Museum’s Creativity Forum advances the importance of cultivating creativity in children, and exemplifies how the Bay Area Discovery Museum is a critical resource for preparing children for the challenges of the 21st century. Previous event speakers have included entrepreneurship expert Tina Seelig, author Daniel Pink, Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist Steve Wozniak, and creativity in education leader Sir Ken Robinson. Funds raised from this event support the Museum’s educational programs and exhibitions and outreach to communities where the need for creative development is most acute.
About Tim Brown
Tim Brown is CEO and president of IDEO. He frequently speaks about the value of design thinking and innovation to business people and designers around the world. He participates in the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and his talks Serious Play and Change by Design appear on TED.com.
An industrial designer by training, Tim has earned numerous design awards and has exhibited work at the Axis Gallery in Tokyo, the Design Museum in London, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He takes special interest in the convergence of technology and the arts, as well as the ways in which design can be used to promote the well-being of people living in emerging economies.
Tim advises senior executives and boards of Fortune 100 companies and has led strategic client relationships with such organizations as the Mayo Clinic, Microsoft, PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, and Steelcase. He is a board member of the Mayo Innovation Advisory Council and the Advisory Council of Acumen Fund, a nonprofit global venture fund focused on improving the lives of the poor. Additionally, he writes for the Harvard Business Review, The Economist, and other prominent publications. His book on how design thinking transforms organizations, Change by Design, was released by HarperBusiness in September 2009.
Tim maintains a blog on the subject of design thinking at designthinking.ideo.com.