Join Us For A Dynamic Day Of Learning And Exchange At PSFK 2017!
We are thrilled to bring our community together in New York on May 19th for the 11th time
We are thrilled to bring our community together in New York on May 19th for the 11th time! From accomplished innovators to emergent change-makers, join us for a dynamic day of learning, idea exchange, and connecting with past and future collaborators.
Our conferences offer a diverse program of speakers with backgrounds in art, technology, design, marketing, and media, creating an environment where disparate ideas can come together in new ways to fuel work that changes the world for the better. Tickets are available now! We already have a great lineup of speakers, with more to come.
Billie Whitehouse, Wearable Tech Pioneer, Wearable X
Billie is the designer and director of Wearable Experiments. Wearable Experiments specializes in the combination of hardware, software and apparel for wearable technology products. Forbes recently compared Billie and her co-founder Ben Moir to Steve Jobs and Jerry Seinfeld. Known for her development of Nadi and Fan Jersey recently presented at Super Bowl 50, Billie is invigorating the fashion industry and transforming it into a business focused on improving the quality of our lives.
Nicholas is a self-made restaurateur, with extensive pastry experience in some of New York’s finest establishments. In 2014, Nicholas opened Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream. “Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream is my chance to express my love of the quintessential American indulgence. I have been dreaming of these flavors, this style, and this place for years.”
Jan is the creator of the Field Study Handbook and founder of Studio D Radiodurans, a research, design and innovation consultancy. He specializes in identifying nuanced patterns of human behaviour. The insight he generates informs and inspires design, strategy, brand and public policy.
Alexandra Fine, Female-Positive Sex Toy Creator, Dame Products
Alexandra created Dame Products, which designed the most highly crowdfunded sex toy, Eva, and most recently Fin – Kickstarter’s first sex toy. Fine is devoted to proving that sex can be equally as pleasurable for both men and women and aiding that assertion with creative, well-designed and flawlessly-executed sexual innovations.
Derek McCarty, Cannabis-Based Wellness Pioneer, hmbldt
Derek is head of marketing at hmbldt, a health and wellness company providing innovative cannabis-based therapies via proprietary dosage technology and targeted formulas. hmbldt is recognized as a disruptive force in health and wellness and was named by Time Magazine as one of the best inventions of 2016. Before hmbldt, Derek worked in advertising at top agencies including Anomaly, 72andSunny and BBH.
Bobby is one of the nation’s most respected experts in marketing to teen and millennial audiences. As an entrepreneur, strategist and active participant in their world, Bobby has traveled the globe engaging young people and helping brands understand what shapes modern cultural youth identity. Bobby is helping leaders understand today’s young people see themselves as part of a New Era with New Expressions and New Expectations
Christina Agapakis, Biotech Design Visionary, Ginkgo Bioworks
Christina is a biologist, writer and artist interested in microbes and the future of biotechnology. She collaborates with engineers, designers, artists and social scientists to explore the many unexpected connections between microbiology, technology, art and popular culture.
Phil Knight, Cause Marketing Expert & Childhood Education Innovator, Just Enough UK
As CEO and Founder of Just Enough UK, Phil works all over Great Britain educating children as young as eight about slavery and trafficking through a mixture of fun games and projects to raise awareness on the issues. The mission is to give children a fun and informative workshop based on the subject matter and inspire them to make the world a better place.
To learn more, join us at PSFK 2017 on May 19th in New York City – Ranked #1 of the Most Innovative Conferences of 2016, Inc. Magazine. Check out our events page for speaker updates. Don’t forget to check out PSFK Membership!
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