issuu Announces Generators Summit to Explore Creativity Through Technology

One-Day Event in San Francisco Uncovering the Most Compelling Stories from Thought Leaders on How Creativity and Technology Fuel Cultural Movement

PALO ALTO, Calif.--()--issuu, a modern media company that helps creators and brands publish and distribute professional-level digital publications, today announced its event, Generators Summit, a full-day of programming exploring the most compelling stories in creative tech. Thought leaders in technology, design, venture capital, art and media will share how creativity and technology are co-actively working to fuel cultural movement. The event will take place on Thursday, Oct. 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., at The Pearl in San Francisco.

Attendees will gain a deepened understanding of the synchronistic relationship between creativity and technology, and how to actively apply it to impactful company building, and will learn how experts and influencers in new media, content platforms, venture capital, and emerging technologies leverage and value creativity in their work.

The event will kick off with a meditation exploring the source of our creative inspiration from Insight Meditation Leader Will Kabat-Zinn and is broken out into five sessions, including Content Platforms Shifting Culture, Make New Art and Make New Artists, Next Level Entertainment, Building a Brand: New Voice in Media, and Empowering the Future: Investing in Creativity. There will also be a closing networking happy hour for speakers and attendees.

Speakers include Joe Hyrkin, CEO, issuu; Sara Khoury, User Experience Design Director, Google; Brian Sharp, Oculus Medium Project Director, Oculus VR; Charles Hudson, Managing Partner, Precursor Ventures; Mindy Abovitz Creator and Editor-in-Chief, Tom Tom Magazine; George McCalman, Founder and Creative Director, McCalman.Co Studio; Lisa Stone, Marketing Leader; Former CEO, BlogHer Inc.; Will Kabat-Zinn, Insight Meditation Leader; Enrique Allen, Co-Founder, Designer Fund; Alexander Green, CEO, Symmetry Labs.

For additional information about the event, please contact Alana Corbett, aco@issuu.com, or visit:

About issuu

issuu is a modern media company that helps creators and brands publish and distribute professional-level digital publications around areas of passion – going deep into verticals, from fashion, lifestyle, feminism, music and much more. issuu attracts over 100 million unique visitors per month and has over 33 million publications on its platform. Every day, more than 20,000 publications are uploaded, including magazines, newspapers, portfolios, catalogs, corporate literature, DIY guides, community programs and more. issuu is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, with offices in Copenhagen, Berlin and New York City.

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issuu today announced its event Generators Summit, a full-day of programming exploring the most compelling stories in creative tech.