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Ignite Burlington 2015 | Speaker Spotlight – Michael Jager

Ignite Speakers - Michael Jager (2)

Presentation: [Permanent Beta And The Neophyte Club] – A Love Story

For more than twenty-five years, Michael Jager has been creating and collaborating with brands, driven by the idea that design distinction matters most. His groundbreaking work with JDK Design continues with Solidarity of Unbridled Labour, a studio that conceptualizes and realizes ideas that help guide and create culture and positive change within it. Guided by Ezra Pound’s simply but elegantly stated principle, “Make it new,” his collaborative output for a multitude of today’s most recognizable and relevant brands—including Burton Snowboards, Microsoft’s Xbox, Nike, Levi’s, Phish, MTV, Virgin, Lululemon, Yara, Seventh Generation, and Patagonia—is recognized worldwide. Through Solidarity’s own brand-design incubation platform, Michael has helped create unique home, sport, and lifestyle brands, such as Mamava and Maglianero. He is also the cofounder of the Karma Birdhouse, a creative-economy coworking space now home to more than 70 inspiring entrepreneurial entities.

Website: www.solidarityofunbridledlabour.com

Ignite Burlington 2015 will be held on Thursday October 15 at The Film House at Main Street Landing. 
Schedule for the evening:
5:30pm – 6:30pm – Registration and cocktail hour
6:30pm – 8:30pm – Ignite Presentations
8:30pm – 9:30pm – Reception and Speaker Meet & Greet
All proceeds from the event will go towards the Hergenrother Foundation.
We look forward to seeing you there! 

Ignite Burlington 2013 | Speaker Spotlight – Tom Murphy

Speaker Spotlight - Tom Murphy


Speaker:  Tom Murphy, Co-Founder & President of Sweethearts & Heroes

Presentation:  We All Have the Power to be Someone’s Hero!

Tom Murphy is a leading authority on anti-bullying in schools and one of the most engaging speakers on the topic who specializes in speaking to students, teachers and parents. Tom has given over 500 presentations and empowered over 125,000 students and teachers on what they can do to help stop bullying.

Tom is Corporate Director at Genesee and Wyoming Railway Company and president of Sweethearts and Heroes an anti-bullying program in schools around the country helping teachers and students best deal with stopping bullying in our schools. His presentations challenge you to move from a bullying bystander who watches and does nothing into the empowered role as a sweetheart or hero who has the tools to do something when someone else is getting bullied.

Tom was a former nationally competitive wrestler in college and is a current Professional Mixed Martial Arts Fighter who competed on Season 2 of The Ultimate Fighting Championships Ultimate Fighter Reality Show.  Tom was victorious in his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut bout at UFC 58 USA vs. Canada held at The Mandalay Bay Events Centre in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 4, 2006.

Website:  www.sweetheartsandheroes.org
Reserve your Ignite tickets here:  http://goo.gl/QVJPp2
Ignite Burlington info:  www.hergenrotherfoundation.org/events