Bay Area Discovery Museum's Creativity Forum to Feature Tim Brown with a Keynote Presentation, TODAY'S KIDS, TOMORROW'S INNOVATORS
The Bay Area Discovery Museum and Center for Childhood Creativity's Creativity Forum 2014 will feature Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO, with a keynote presentation: Today's Kids, Tomorrow's Innovators: How Success in an Innovative Workforce Demands Creative Thinking.
The luncheon fundraiser will be held on Friday, February 7, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at The Ritz Carlton Hotel, 600 Stockton Street, San Francisco. Tickets for individuals are $150, with reserved tables for 10 for $1,500, and patron and host tables from $2,500 - $5,000 and up.
The Bay Area Discovery Museum's Creativity Forum advances the importance of cultivating creative thinking 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 pediatrician Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg, 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 to foster creative thinking skills 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.