As a Silicon Valley-based think tank/incubator/educational benefit (B) corp., it focuses on utilizing cutting-edge technologies to find global solutions to humanity's critical issues. It was founded in 2008 by noted futurist Ray Kurzweil and X Prize founder & VC Peter Diamandis at the NASA Research Park in order to grow a community of global change makers to take on the task...
So when they decided to host their first global summit, it had to be extraordinary. The exclamation point was to be a nighttime celebration and party designed to take the summit to the next level.
And that it did. Broken Arrow brought in ROB GARZA of THIEVERY CORPORATION to headline a special night for the conference guests at an industrial offsite location. The critically and universally popular DJ tandem was in the midst of their own worldwide 20th Anniversary Tour when Rob broke away to lay down an ultra-delicious groove-heavy mix in front of a 70-foot video wall for the futurists, many of which were huge fans of Thievery.
Guests also enjoyed a silent disco mix competition between 3 other local DJs in a downstairs lounge, and perhaps best of all, no speeches! Just fun, dancing, eating and chilling to celebrate the success of this unique difference maker. Beautifully produced by e2k with great audio/video support from Madrone Studios.
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