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Brian Grazer
Author of #1 NY Times best-seller at A Curious Mind & Eye Contact: Stories on the Power of Human Connection (to be released Sept. 2019) at Academy Award Winner and Legendary Hollywood Producer


He co-founded Imagine Entertainment in 1986, with Ron Howard. The films they have produced have grossed over $13 billion. They include four for which Grazer was personally nominated for an Academy Award: Splash (1984), Apollo 13 (1995), A Beautiful Mind (2001), and Frost/Nixon (2008). His films and TV series have been nominated for 43 Academy Awards and for 187 Emmys. In 2002, Grazer won an Oscar for Best Picture for A Beautiful Mind (shared with Ron Howard). In 2007, he was named one of Time's "100 Most Influential People in the World."

During this conversation you will hear Grazer’s life-long insight into how he developed curiosity into a superpower and the single most transformative habit you can adopt in your daily life – eye contact - and how it can help you develop relationships, build your confidence and even win a negotiation. As technology continues to take on a bigger role in our lives, with self-driving cars, the rise of robotics and smartphones in our pockets this single habit can be the single best way to establish genuine human connections. Learn how to live a happier life and be more effective in your role as an insights leader.

Agenda Sessions

  • Campfire session: Trust, Influence & Controlling Your Success - A Conversation with Brian Grazer