July 18, 7pm - 9pm | San Francisco


Join EXP for a fireside chat about experiences in leadership and technology designed with empathy led by Michael Ventura, the author of the new book Applied Empathy and Danielle Krettek, founder of Google's Empathy Lab,  on a mission to bring deep humanity to AI. 

About Michael Ventura
Michael Ventura is an accomplished entrepreneur, author, and designer. In 2009, Michael founded Sub Rosa, an award-winning, strategy and design practice. Sub Rosa's clients include a variety of Fortune 500 companies (GE, Google, Marriott, Nike), well-respected institutions such as the United Nations and the Obama Administration, as well as some of the world's most progressive start-ups and founders (SoFi, Warby Parker, Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative). Michael's new book is a design methodology pioneered by Sub Rosa that enables leaders and their businesses to explore, learn, and grow.

About Danielle Krettek
Danielle Krettek is the Founder and Principal of Google's Empathy Lab. She is an award-winning creative force with work across design, technology, film, art, architecture and social impact. Having worked for Nike (W+K), Apple and Google [X], Danielle has brought vibrant humanity, beauty, and emotion to products for 18 years.  In 2015, she launched Google's Empathy Lab to design more emotionally-attuned and human-kind experiences. She believes the future is feeling, and leads Google AI's Design team with a mission to bring deep humanity to deep learning.  Her personal sources of rocket fuel are modern art, film, neuroscience, indigenous medicine and sixties culture.  Naturally, her spirit animal is a cross between Stevie Nicks, Spike Jonze, and Oprah.

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