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Join us at VIS where Dave will talk about The Technology of Imagination

In these data driven times, everyone knows how to dial up the data science- SEO, SEM and other optimizations. If a company is looking for innovative growth, they’ll have to learn how to dial up the creativity. Former Disney Animator Dave Zaboski (Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Aladdin, Pocahontas, Fantasia and others) shares insights, real world principles and practices from the hallowed halls of Disney and beyond on how to enhance creativity, collaborate more powerfully and turn a thought into a thing with the same ease and grace as the master creators and storytellers from the past. You’ll walk away with practical tools to help you Believe, Iterate, Collaborate, Risk, and Complete.

Dave Zaboski is the co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Laetro.com, a tech-enabled community of the world’s finest creatives serving enterprise customers with best in class design services. He is a classically trained painter and was an animator at Disney, Sony and Warner Bros. during the Second Golden Age of Animation. He worked on “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Lion King,” “Pocahontas,” “Aladdin,” “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” “Hercules,” “Fantasia 2000,” and others. He has illustrated several acclaimed children’s books, including titles for Dr. Ken Dychtwald, Dr. Deepak Chopra, finance guru Ric Edelman and actor Paul Michael Glaser.

Dave has created concept art for film and television, shown his fine art at galleries internationally, been the expedition artist in search of a lost temple in the Andes and painted for the Dalai Lama. Along with teaching workshops at retreat centers like Esalen Institute, Summit and Rancho La Puerta, Dave also contributed as a faculty member at Singularity University, NextMed Health Conferences and is part of the 2023 Research Board at Gartner. Dave teaches creativity, leadership, innovation and collaboration to entrepreneurs, makers and organizations around the world. He lives with his wife, Robin, and a small menagerie on a ranchette in Southern California.

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