Announcing our keynote speakers


We are so pleased to announce and share with you the first of our keynote speakers; Fabian Geyrhalter. 

Fabian Geyrhalter is the Founder and Principal of FINIEN, a consultancy specialized in turning ventures into brands.


For 12 years he has been running the highly successful branding and graphic design agency Geyrhalter & Co, working for clients such as The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Goodwill, Brandman University, W Hotels, CO-OP Financial Services, USC, Evolution Juice, The City Of Los Angeles and John Varvatos.


Geyrhalter’s work has been published internationally by the likes of Graphis and Communication Arts, and he was featured on the cover of Graphic Design USA in 2007 as one of its “People to Watch.” An active jury member of the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts and winner of numerous design awards, including 20 American Graphic Design Awards, Geyrhalter is often invited to judge international design competitions. He served as an adjunct professor at USC and Art Center College of Design and is an Advisory Board Member of the Santa Monica College. Geyrhalter is a frequent speaker, a mentor to entrepreneurs worldwide and co-author of the #1 best selling book “How to Launch a Brand.” He is further serving as consulting Executive Creative Strategist at Urban Insight, a leading technology consulting firm, managing the intersection of brand vision and creative digital strategy.

Based on the bestselling book How to Launch a BrandFabian Geyrhalter shares expert insights derived from over a decade of professional experience transforming new companies from ideation phase to tangible brand realities. Learn about the process of creating a strong brand, from the necessary steps to avoiding mishaps during a fast-paced brand launch:

  1. Creating a Strong Foundation – Your Brand Platform
  2. Naming Your Venture in a Meaningful Way
  3. Timeless Identity Design Creation
  4. Your Brand Atmosphere Touch Points

You won’t want to miss this opportunity!