Speaking Engagement
Thank You Facebook

Thank You Facebook

  A few weeks ago my wife and I flew out to San Francisco to visit and to do a little talk at Facebook. It was really cool to see behind the curtain of a young mega brand. After seeing Ben Barry‘s and Tim Belonax‘s work, I was pumped to check out the FB printing...
Come webcast with me!

Come webcast with me!

  This session was recorded on March 13, 2014. Click here to watch this webcast.   Hey dudes! Webcast much? Neither do I but this Thursday I’m gonna do one – for AIGA national. It’s an hour long chat about the best advice I’ve collected working in-house at Target. It’s the kind of stuff I wish...
Madison + Trek + Speaking + Custom Bike!

Madison + Trek + Speaking + Custom Bike!

  Ah Madison. What a beautiful city. Also, what a beautiful trip. Both Trek and Design Madison contacted me independently to come speak. I got them in touch and we decided to do one big event that was open to the public and included a tour of Trek. These guys treated me good. We went...
Thank you SAA!

Thank you SAA!

  The badge hunt speaking tour chugs on. In January I flew out to Ohio to talk to the students at SAA. It was a great experience and I met some really great people. Matthew Flick had been on me to come speak for close to 3 years and I finally made it! I just...
Thank you AIGA Houston

Thank you AIGA Houston

  What a fun weekend! AIGA Houston flew me out not only to do a lecture and a workshop, but they also took me #badgehunting in Houston and Galveston. (Click the links to see those posts.)     The fly out looked promising from the outside of the plane.     Until I found out...
Thank You Wichita

Thank You Wichita

  Wow. You guys kick ass. We packed that place to the gills. They said that they usually get 80 people to these things, and we were at closer to 120. It was getting sweaty in there! Thanks for coming to hear me to my talk. I love getting to new cities and meeting such...
Thank You

Thank You

  Wow! About 4 months ago I was freaked out. 1 month ago I finished my lecture and tested it for the first time. Instead of 1 hour, it took me around 2 hours. After another month of fine tuning, elimination and practice (and a ton of help from Maria) I was finally ready. More...
The Badge Hunt // 2013 Speaking Tour

The Badge Hunt // 2013 Speaking Tour

  Want to hear my story? It’s a good one – I swear! Well if you do, there will be 11 chances coming up: October 12th // The AIGA National Conference // MPLS // 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. // The Badge Hunt October 25th // AIGA Wichita // The Badge Hunt November 9th // AIGA...
Portfolio 1 on 1 + Some Great Student Books

Portfolio 1 on 1 + Some Great Student Books

  AIGA Portfolio 1 on 1 was this last weekend. I had the pleasure of speaking on the panel Friday night as well as a chance to review books on Saturday. It was a great experience and I hope the advice I gave will help some of you to find jobs in the field. I...