Ben is the CEO and co-founder of http://MailChimp.com, one of the most successful e-mail marketing companies around, with over 1.2 million users. They were recently featured in "Fast Company" for their non-traditional corporate culture and creative environment. In this Creative Mornings presentation, Ben talks about the history of the company and what he does as a manager to cultivate such a creative culture. You DON'T want to miss this!
Many thanks to these vendors who volunteered their time and services to this event:
• Dare Dreamer Media (http://daredreamer.net) for producing this video.
• Hosted by The Piedmont Park Conservancy (http://www.piedmontpark.org)
• Photography by Tim Lampe (http://www.timlampe.com )
• Free Parking courtesy of Standard Press Printing (http://www.stppress.com)
CreativeMornings is a free monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types started by Tina Roth Eisenberg (aka @swissmiss). Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk plus free coffee! For more on the bigger picture, check out http://creativemornings.com.
Our speaker at the October 2011 CreativeMornings/London was David Mccandless, author of Information is Beautiful. The event was generously hosted by Forward.
Finally, a big vote of thanks to 'Femi T for providing her photography services on the day.
CreativeMornings is a monthly speaker series and morning gathering of creative types. Each event includes a 15-20 minute lecture, followed by a 20 minute group discussion. The gathering begins at 8:30am with the topic presentation starting at 9:00am and everyone taking off for work at 10am. CreativeMornings are free of charge and is made possible thanks to our sponsors. There are currently 16 chapters: New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles, Zurich, London, Vancouver, Berlin, Stockholm, Auckland, Atlanta, Boston, Milan, Portland, Seattle and Budapest *phew*
A big thank you to Nick Culley (nicecreation.co.uk/) for filming and editing the talk.