Now in its second year, the 99% Conference will take place in New York City's Times Center April 15-16. The conference will be hosted by Josh Rubin, the Founder & CEO of Coolhunting. The conference’s purpose is to shift the focus from the idea generation to idea execution. As Thomas Edison famously said, "Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration." An all-star list of speakers include: Jack Dorsey (creator and Co-Founder of Twitter), John Maeda (Rhode Island School of Design), Stefan Sagmeister, Eve Blossom (Lulan Artisans), Leslie Koch (Governor’s Island Preservation & Education Corp.), Sigi Moeslinger (Antenna Design), Jay O’Callahan, Martin Ping (Hawthorne Valley Farm), Masamichi Udagawa (Antenna Design), Fred Wilson (Union Square Ventures), Frans Johansson (The Medici Group) The event is sponsored by Coalesse, along with media partners including The Design Observer Group, Wallpaper magazine, and GOOD magazine.
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