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IGNITE featuring Gigi Johnson

Creative Futurist and Managing Partner, Rethink Next and Maremel Studios

12:30 pm – 1:50 pm
Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts Room: 101
1300 Q Street
Lincoln NE 68588
Target Audiences:
Megan Elliott, (402) 472-2615,
Join us for IGNITE featuring Gigi Louisa Johnson, EdD, who has had 10 careers so far. She is a creative technologist and experience builder with more than 25 years of experience in the media and technology industries. At Maremel’s Rethink Next Lab, she runs collaborative futures programs with global and regional partners. She speaks frequently at conferences and events on AI, transforming media technology, and the future of creative work. She has been the host and producer of the Creative Innovators Podcast for three seasons and the Innovating Music Podcast for seven seasons.

At Maremel, Gigi is designing mixed-reality environments and producing programs on AI and new creative tools. At UCLA, she ran the UCLA Center for Music Innovation and taught MBAs and executives at UCLA Anderson about disruption in creative industries. Before UCLA, Gigi was a managing director at Bank of America, where she financed mergers and restructurings in transforming media sectors. She has a doctorate in education, a UCLA MBA, and a BA in Film and Television Production from USC Cinematic Arts.

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This event originated in IGNITE Colloquium.