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Innovation Pop-Up | Tell Your Story Like Pixar!

UC San Diego Office of Innovation & Commercialization

Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

Innovation Pop-Up | Tell Your Story Like Pixar!

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A Workshop on Storytelling

  • Learn to pitch your ideas and bring them to life through storytelling. 

  • Interactive workshop taught by an entrepreneur and a former Pixar cinematographer. 

The program combines cutting edge research, detailed examples, and hands-on practice to give future entrepreneurs, leaders, and more, the skills needed to sway hearts and be more effective every day. You will learn to use your story in various entrepreneurial and business scenarios, from pitching ideas and concepts to understanding a customer's needs.  Bring your ideas to life through storytelling and give yourself an edge over the competition. 

 Instructors  

Josh Anon | Artist, Computer Scientist, Photographer | After receiving a BS in computer science from Northwestern University (Evanston, IL), Josh joined Pixar Animation Studios (Emeryville, CA), where he worked on The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Up, Toy Story 3, and more. His many roles at Pixar included Camera and Staging Artist (cinematographer), and a Linux and OS X software developer.  Since leaving Pixar, Josh worked for Lytro as a Senior Product Manager on projects including camera hardware and building and shipping the Lytro Mobile App and for Visioneer Studios, a feature film development company.  Josh has written a number of software programs including FlipBook for iOS. When not shooting, making movies, or coding, Josh can be found kiteboarding. 

Greg Horowitt | Entrepreneur, Investor | A cofounder and Managing Director of T2 Venture Creation, Greg has spent 25+ years working in startups and venture capital. He is the co-author of the bestselling book, The Rainforest: The Secret to Building the Next Silicon Valley and has consulted on innovation with top organizations like the Aspen Institute, National Academies of Science, World Bank, and US Department of State. He worked under Warren Buffett as an executive at a Berkshire Hathaway operating company, is a Kauffman Fellow, and has been a founder, investor, and board member in many leading organizations. 


Brown bag lunch or purchase from nearby dining facilities.

Have questions about Innovation Pop-Up | Tell Your Story Like Pixar!? Contact UC San Diego Office of Innovation & Commercialization

When & Where


UC San Diego The Village @ 15
2202 Scholars Drive North
15th Floor - Conference Room A
La Jolla, CA 92093

Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)


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UC San Diego Office of Innovation & Commercialization

UC San Diego Office of Innovation & Commercialization – providing campus-wide innovation and entrepreneurism support, building a dynamic entrepreneurial community and promoting a vibrant regional ecosystem.

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