2013/04 CreativeMornings: The Future

Ok, so the Jetson's may have got it wrong, so this April, all of our whopping 49 CreativeMornings chapters around the world hosted talks that addressed our theme “The Future”. It was picked by our San Francisco chapter host Erika Hall, and illustrated by the talented Frank Chimero.

Harley is an entrepreneur, lawyer, and the Chief Platform Officer (CPO) at Shopify. He has a background in startups and eCommerce, and started his first company at age 17 while a student at McGill.

Harley completed his law degree as well as his MBA at the University of Ottawa, where he co-founded the JD/MBA Student Society and the Canadian MBA Oath.

Additionally, Harley serves as a mentor and advisor to a number of entrepreneurial organizations and incubators, including FounderFuel, ExtremeStartups, CYBF, OCRI & CIPPIC.

You'll hear his thoughts on how technology is eating the world... in a good way.

CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types. Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee! You can join us in numerous cities around the world. (creativemornings.com)

A big thank you to GAPC (gapc.com) for filming and editing and Magpie Jewellery (ww.magpiejewellery.com) for being our main sponsors. This month’s host was the historic Arts Court. Arts Court, the former Carleton County Courthouse, was built in 1870 to replace the first courthouse and jail of 1842 that had burned beyond repair. Designed by architect Robert Surtees, the building boasts a number of Italianate features, including window surrounds, rusticated quoins and tall chimneystacks. The cornerstone includes gold, silver and copper coins and bank tokens of the period. Two years after the new courthouse on Elgin opened in 1986, this limestone building was transferred to the City of Ottawa. Arts Court now houses more than 25 arts and heritage organizations.

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