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Leaders Breakfast 2018

 

When: Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.

Where: Renaissance Dallas Hotel, 2222 N. Stemmons Fwy., Dallas, Texas

Speaker:  Phil Hansen, Internationally Recognized Multimedia Artist

Connect: Website, TwitterInstagram

Honoree: Lindsay Wilson, President and Executive Managing Principal, Interiors Market Sector Leader, Corgan 

Phil Hansen, Keynote Speaker

 

Phil Hansen

Phil Hansen is an internationally recognized multimedia artist, speaker, author, and innovator at the forefront of bringing art to a wider audience. Hansen works at the intersection of traditional art, electronic media, offbeat materials, and interactive experiences. He is most widely known for his meta­art, videos documenting the creation and destruction process, showing millions that art is action not just result. His work has been showcased in features on the Discovery Channel, Good Morning America, The Rachael Ray Show, Last Call with Carson Daly, Glamour, and many more. His work is sought-after by clients including the Grammy Awards, Disney, Skype, Mazda, and the Rockefeller Foundation.

Hansen’s artistic journey nearly came to an end when a tremor developed in his drawing hand. In exploring new ways to create art, he discovered that by embracing his shake, limitations could become the passageway to creativity. His inspirational story was first shared on the TED stage, and then shared around the world including on PBS, BBC, and CCTV. Now, Hansen's ability to draw parallels to the business setting has won him followers among industry and business leaders, leading to invitations to speak at the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, the Million Dollar Round Table, and Adobe MAX Creativity Conference.

In addition to his advocating for advancing art education, Hansen is the author of Tattoo a Banana, a guide to exploring creativity through art with everyday materials. He is also the founder of Goodbye-Art Academy, which provides high-quality and free art education videos to teachers and students everywhere.


 


Thank you to the Leaders Breakfast International Benefactors.

Lindsay Wilson, Leadership Award of Excellence Honoree

Lindsay Wilson

Lindsay Wilson was named president of Corgan in 2018, making her the first interior designer in the firm’s 80-year history to achieve that leadership position.

Wilson is responsible for the interiors market sector for Corgan. During her tenure with the firm, she has led the growth of the interior design studio’s staff and increased their reach and recognition for workplace design. Passionate about working in partnership with clients and their real estate teams, Wilson has been instrumental in the design of millions of square feet of inspiring workplaces over her career — working with countless clients to develop custom solutions that lead to highly effective and beautiful workplaces.

Wilson has led companies like Southwest Airlines, Toyota, Kubota, and Fossil through Corgan’s visioning process to understand the way they work, their brand, and to challenge their thinking to develop the best solution for each project. She was the principal in charge of the interior design work at Toyota North American Headquarters in Plano, Texas, working directly with Toyota's leadership to bring the One Toyota vision to reality.

Wilson is most proud to be a part of the incredible team she works with at Corgan and the culture of helpfulness and collaboration they embody.