26 World-Class Designers to Headline Bloomberg Businessweek Design 2015 in San Francisco on April 28

DOLLY SINGH Founder and CEO, Thesis Couture – reinventing the stiletto with technology @dollysingh

SCOTT SNIBBE CEO and Founder, Eyegroove – pioneering digital artist whose collaboration with Björk was the first app to be acquired by the Museum of Modern Art @snibbe

MARCO TEMPEST Cyber Illusionist – explores the boundaries between technology and magic @virtualmagician

EVAN WILLIAMS CEO, Medium – also co-founded Blogger and Twitter @ev

They will appear along with Bloomberg’s:

EMMA ROSENBLUM Editor, Bloomberg Pursuits @EmmaRosenblum; BRAD STONE Senior Writer, Bloomberg Businessweek @BradStone; JOSHUA TOPOLSKY Chief Digital Content Officer, Bloomberg Media @joshuatopolsky; JOSH TYRANGIEL Chief Content Officer, Bloomberg LP and Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek @Tyrangiel; and ASHLEE VANCE Technology Writer, Bloomberg Businessweek @valleyhack

On April 27, Bloomberg Businessweek Design 2015 ticket holders are invited to attend one of five exclusive design studio tours:

Bloomberg's R&D office in SoMA and a conversation with Lippincott Senior Partner Gordon Rudow

Designer Fund with a presentation from Director Enrique Allen

Autodesk Workshop at Pier 9 and tour of the new robotics lab

fuseproject with a presentation from CEO and Founder Yves Behar

AT&T Park a conversation about innovation, technology, and its impact on the fan experience led by Gregg Heard, AT&T’s Vice President, Brand Identity and Design, and representatives from the San Francisco Giants Clubhouse.

On April 28, as the morning session comes to a close, cyber illusionist and inventor Marco Tempest will perform a cutting edge techno-illusion demonstration. Developed in conjunction with Qualcomm Incorporated and its subsidiaries, the performance combines digital media and magic plus the Qualcomm® Vuforia™ technology to blur the lines between reality and illusion. Throughout the conference day, Qualcomm invites conference attendees to interact with Marco and Vuforia to learn how they can also invent and discover new experiences through Qualcomm® technologies.

For information about Bloomberg Businessweek Design 2015’s speakers, schedule and ticket purchases visit bloombergbusinessweekdesign.com. Follow conference developments at #BWDESIGN2015 (@BW, @business). A special Design Issue of Bloomberg Businessweek, devoted to ideas and discoveries generated at the conference will be available in print, online, on tablet, and on mobile devices on May 7.

About Bloomberg Businessweek:

Bloomberg Businessweek offers a global perspective, timely insights, and unique stories to a new breed of business leader who has an original vision for the future and a willingness to think differently. Founded in 1929, the magazine is a trusted market leader with a global circulation of over 980,000 each week and is available in more than 150 countries. Bloomberg Businessweek covers the business world like no one else can by drawing on more than 2,400 journalists in 150 bureaus across 73 countries. The award-winning Bloomberg Businessweek+ app is available on the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Samsung devices.



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