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Gain Conference 2006

Confirmed presenters:

  • Bo Barber, founder, Nood Floorcovering
  • Cynthia Barton, director, Architecture for Humanity, New York
  • Shane Brentham, senior director, brand services, worldwide marketing, Autodesk
  • Michael Conforti, Ph.D., Jungian analyst, consultant and author
  • Moira Cullen, design director, Coca-Cola North America
  • Nell Daniel, executive director, Sweat Equity Enterprises
  • Todd DeGarmo, chief executive officer, STUDIOS Architecture
  • Kierstin De West, co-founder and strategist, Ci: Conscientious Innovation and founder, The Shift Report
  • Fritz Doddy, creative director, Elias Arts
  • Terri Ducay, vice president, design strategy, Cheskin
  • Lauren Eckhart Smith, IAC/InterActiveCorp
  • Blair Enns, president and founder, Enmark Performance Development
  • Kevin Farnham, chief executive officer, Method
  • Noel Franus, senior strategist, Sun Microsystems, audio branding
  • Maria Giudice, chief executive officer and founder, Hot Studio, Inc.
  • Sam Hecht, founding partner, Industrial Facility, London
  • Michael Hendrix, co-founder, Tricycle, Inc
  • Linda Joy Kattwinkel, Esq., lawyer, Owen, Wickersham & Erickson
  • Tom Kelley, general manager, IDEO
  • Ji Lee, author, The Bubble Project
  • Bobby C. Martin Jr., design director, Jazz at Lincoln Center
  • Roger L. Martin, dean, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management,University of Toronto
  • Jason McCormick, co-founder and creative director, Ci: Conscientious Innovation and co-founder, The Shift Report
  • Henry Myerberg, principal, Rockwell Group
  • Shel Perkins, chairman, AIGA Center for Practice Management and author, Talent Is Not Enough: Business Secrets For Designers
  • Doug Powell, principal, Schwartz Powell Design and founder, HealthSimple
  • Harry Rich, deputy chief executive, Design Council, UK
  • Richard Smyth, vice president, redevelopment, JFK, JetBlue Airways Corporation
  • Michael Stanat, author, China’s Generation Y: Understanding the Future Leaders of the World’s Next Superpower
  • John Patrick Starling, chief executive officer, Smith Content, Inc.
  • Scott Williams, chief creative officer, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
  • LiAnne Yu, director, Asian business strategy, Cheskin