Opening General Session and Presentation of Awards

Wednesday, October 9
10:30 a.m.-Noon

Lifescale: Escape from Distractions to Live a Better Life 

Brian Solis, Digital Anthropologist, Futurist, and Thought Leader 

Brian Solis is one of the world’s leading digital anthropologists and futurists who has been called “one of the greatest digital analysts of our time.” He is also an award-winning author of seven best-selling books including, X: The Experience When Business Meets Design, What’s the Future of Business and The End of Business as Usual.  In his new book, Lifescale: How to live a more creative, productive and happy life, Brian tackles the struggles of living in a world rife with constant digital distractions. His model for “Lifescaling” helps readers overcome the unforeseen consequences of living a digital life to break away from diversions, focus on what’s important, spark newfound creativity and unlock new possibilities.

With a loyal online audience of over 700,000 people online, Brian’s work makes him a sought-after thought-leader to leading brands, celebrities such as Oprah, Shaq, and Ashton Kutcher, and over 1,000 startups around the world.