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The Art of Innovation

April 7th, 20214:00 pm - 5:00 pm
It is said that artists invent and reinvent our world. They see things differently, inspire new ways of thinking, and appreciate humanity with a unique perspective.  Like artists, innovators must develop a mindset and cultivate creative habits in order to see the world afresh and create something original. On April 7th, join us to discover what business leaders can gain from experiencing life through the lens of the artist. 
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Kelly Leonard

Executive Director of Insights & Applied Improvisation at The Second City. Led Second City’s live theatrical divisions with cast including Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Amy Poehler, Steve Carell, etc. Author of Yes, And: Lessons from The Second City.

Jackie Taylor

Founder & CEO, Black Ensemble Theater. Written, produced and directed more than 100 plays and musical biographies. Worked with Sidney Poitier, Spike Lee, Ice Cube, to name a few.

Alex Pissios

President & CEO, Cinespace Chicago Film Studios. Oversees the largest sound stage operation outside of Hollywood, used for over 50 TV/film productions, including Transformers, Divergent, Chicago Fire, Empire, etc.

Howard Tullman

Serial entrepreneur, former CEO of 1871, author, and one of the most active angel investors in Chicago.

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