Ji Lee, the Creative Director of Facebook called Scott Belsky's book "A swiss army-knife for ideas." He must be onto something good. In fact, Scott Belsky is the world's most influential creative leaders. As well as having written the best selling novel 'Making Ideas Happen,' he is the CEO and founder of Behance.com, an online platform that allows designers and creative professionals to empower their careers, and the website is currently receiving millions of hits per month.
In August, Scott, who is based in NYC, will visit Melbourne and Sydney as part of the annual Portable Talks series. These events aim to foster innovation and risk taking in business, and Scott will be sharing his tips and practical insights as to how to push bold creative ideas and projects to completion.
Behance puts the focus on actions and real work, changing the way recruitment happens for creative professionals the world over.
In 2010 Scott Belsky was named in the Fast Company Magazine's "100 Most Creative People in Business" and is a frequent contributor to MSNBC. He has worked with many media and Fortune 500 companies and is a pretty amazing speaker.
The Melbourne event will be held on Wednesday 24 August from 3pm at the Australian Centre of the Moving Image with Sydney on Thursday 25 August, 6pm at the Australian National Maritime Museum.
To book tickets and to find out more about the event click here.