Opening Keynote Address 

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Stream North America CACS Opening Keynote Brent Bushnell

Monday, 1 May 2017
8:30-10:00 am PDT (UTC -7)

Brent Bushnell
CEO of Two Bit Circus,
a Los Angeles-based experiential entertainment company

Sign up today for the free recorded North America CACS 2017 opening address: "The Importance of Hard Problems," the rousing and revealing opening keynote address for North America CACS 2017. Speaker Brent Bushnell is passionate about creating STEAM (weaving art/creativity into science, technology, engineering and math). A UCLA-trained engineer, Brent uses play and spectacle to spur creativity and bring people together in fun and meaningful ways. If you can’t make it to the popular event in person, sign up now for the live stream of this entertaining and idea-generating gathering.

Most recently Bushnell's team launched STEAM Carnival, a modern re-imagining of the midway to inspire kids about science, technology, engineering, art and math. Previously, he was the on-camera inventor for the ABC TV show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. He is a cofounder of Anti-Aging Games creating casual games to reduce the risk of early memory loss, and a founding member of Syyn Labs, a creative collective combining art and engineering to create high engagement for large brands and brands including Google and Disney, and responsible for the viral hit Rube Goldberg music video for OK Go that garnered 40 million views on YouTube. In his spare time, Brent mentors teens in game development and entrepreneurship via programs such as Spark and NFTE.