As a professional speaker, manager and event organizer, RJ Owen knows the value of a well-designed plan and the importance of not putting too much faith in it. RJ began his love of improv comedy as a child where he participated in local theater. As an adult, RJ was surprised to find that he could use those same skills for open and honest group imagination to help generate better ideas and unlock powerful insights. At home RJ is a parent of four children who are all quickly becoming better at improvising answers to normal questions like “why is this plant on fire?”
Denver Startup Week: The Power Glove: A Case Study in Design Research
Join us during Denver Startup Week for a presentation to talk about why we do research the way it changes the design process, and how to get past the hurdles.
Pitch Lab: How to Use Improv Comedy as a Tool for Creative Problem-Solving
This workshop will teach you how to tackle challenges—in business and in life—using improv comedy techniques proven to solve problems and build better teams.