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GS02 The Magic of Innovation & Imagination

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM ET
Tuesday, December 5

In today’s data-driven world, learning and development leaders face the challenge of data as the primary driver of business decisions. If unchecked, this dependency can sideline the power of imagination and innovation and hinder the full potential of creativity and 3-D thinking.

In this highly entertaining keynote, renowned digital illusionist and futurist Keelan Leyser will lead you on an extraordinary journey to unlock your untapped creative potential. By drawing parallels between the world of magic and the realm of learning, Keelan will demonstrate how thinking like a magician can ignite a spark of innovation and accelerate creativity. Through highly interactive presentations, you will explore practical techniques to enhance your imaginative thinking while avoiding the fear of making mistakes.

This captivating keynote will leave you with a newfound understanding of the power of imagination, and provide inspiration to harness this power to drive innovation and creativity in your work.

Keelan Leyser

Magician, Mentalist, Digital Illusionist, and Optical Illusion Expert

Keelan Leyser is a world-famous tech magician, mentalist, digital illusionist, and optical illusion expert. Voted the British Magic Grand Prix Champion at the world’s largest magic convention, Keelan has appeared on more than 100 television shows and has performed in over 60 countries. He has millions of followers across all the social platforms, and his online video clips have garnered hundreds of millions of views.

As a tech illusionist, Keelan is known for his magic with iPads, drones, LED screens, robotics, virtual reality, holograms, the metaverse, optical illusions, and social media. He is passionate about teaching the psychology of how a magician’s mind works when applied to the field of imagination, creativity, and breaking through barriers to practical innovation. Keelan loves to explore and exploit the limitations of the human mind and focuses on teaching how illusions hack the holes in our perception to create falsehoods in our minds.