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D'wayne Edwards - 2015 Portland Creative Conference speaker
D’Wayne Edwards (2015)

Founder of PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy Over the course of his 26-year career, D’Wayne has received numerous design awards, voted one of Fast Company Magazines Most Creative Business People in 2014, owns over 30 patents and designed over 500 styles for premiere athletes such as Derek Jeter, Carmelo Anthony and Michael Jordan. In 2010 D’Wayne…

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Courtney Taylor-Taylor - 2011 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Courtney Taylor-Taylor (2011)

Co-Founder of the Dandy Warhols Courtney co-founded The Dandy Warhols in 1994 with Peter Holmstrom, Eric Hedford and Zia McCabe and is the lead singer/songwriter with over a hundred songwriting credits across nine studio albums and four EPs. He has directed a number of the band’s music videos, including All The Money or The Simple…

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Brynn Bardacke - 2011 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Brynn Bardacke (2011)

Vice President, Global Sparkling and Marketing Operations at The Coca-Cola Company After 18 years in the brand communications business, Brynn arrived at The Coca-Cola Company where she was tapped to lead the advertising and content development for the company’s global sustainability mission and its still beverage portfolio. Prior to joining Coca-Cola, Brynn spent over 10 years…

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David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf - 2011 Portland Creative Conference speakers
David Greenwalt & Jim Kouf (2011)

Writers, Directors and Producers David Greenwalt David has written, produced and directed extensively in television. His credits include three Disney TV movies – Help Wanted Kids, Exile and Double Switch — (all of which he directed), Profit, which he co-created with John McNamara, Buffy The Vampire Slayer (exec producer, writer and director) Angel (co-created with…

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