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Erik Wahl, CEO, The Wahl Group
ERIK WAHL is an internationally recognized artist, TED speaker, and No. 1 bestselling author. On stage, Erik's passion for business growth and art will dovetail, creating a dynamic, multi-dimensional metaphor for how to systematically embrace innovation and risk. His message: disruption is the new normal and businesses must embrace creativity in a wholesale fashion, or risk being left behind. Erik's presentation will inspire organizations to be increasingly agile and will outline how to use disruption as a competitive advantage. Some companies will be disrupted; others will choose to be the disruptor. Choose wisely. His new book, THE SPARK AND THE GRIND, activates the essential components of translating ideas into action. The book rose to CEO Reads bestseller list within the first week of its launch; his previous book, a bestseller called UNTHINK, was hailed by Forbes Magazine as THE blueprint to actionable creativity, and by Fast Company Magazine as "provocative with a purpose." His breakthrough thinking has earned praise from top influencers in the realms of art and business. Erik discovered an alarming truth early in his career as a partner in a corporate firm: organizations that encouraged creative thought did better than those that did not put innovation as a priority mission. So he set out to challenge companies to change their way of thinking. In the meantime, inspired by street art, he became an acclaimed graffiti artist—something you will witness during the keynote—and uses his art to raise money for charity. Erik's list of clients includes AT&T, Disney, London School of Business, Microsoft, FedEx, Exxon Mobil, Ernst & Young, and XPrize.