Smartcuts: How to Accelerate Change That Matters
Saturday, March 14
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Hilton Austin Downtown
500 E 4th St
What can Skrillex, the Cuban Revolution and 20-year-old rocket scientists teach us about innovation? Why did Michelle Phan become a lasting YouTube personality, while the Double Rainbow Guy flamed out? Why are the best US presidents the ones with the least amount of political experience – and what can the rest of us learn from their stories?
Award-winning journalist and entrepreneur Shane Snow is obsessed with exploring why some people and companies are able to achieve incredible things in implausibly short amounts of time, while others fall by the wayside. What sets those wildly successful overachievers apart? They think like a hacker – applying what psychologists call lateral thinking to creative problem solving. Snow shares patterns distilled from years of studying superlatives in business and history in a dynamic session that’s been described as good to great meets MacGyver.
One of the world’s most innovative and award-winning entrepreneurs and a well-respected technology journalist— Shane Snow is considered one of the "100 Coolest People in Tech,” by Business Insider....Show the rest
One of the world’s most innovative and award-winning entrepreneurs and a well-respected technology journalist— Shane Snow is considered one of the "100 Coolest People in Tech,” by Business Insider.
Shane Snow is an entrepreneur, journalist and the Chief Creative Officer of Contently, a technology company he co-founded in 2010. He attended Columbia School of Journalism and designed infographics prior to starting his own company.Hide the rest