Scott Belsky, CEO and founder of Behance, is one of the world’s most influential creative leaders and a highly regarded advocate for technology and community initiatives.
It isn’t everyday that you can have the creative director of Facebook label your book a “Swiss army-knife for ideas”. However this is exactly what Ji Lee from Facebook said about Scott Belsky’s book Making Ideas Happen, which has become a Wall Street Journal best-seller.
Behance is the the online platform which has a network and membership base of among the most creative people on the planet. The platform works by empowering and inspiring millions of designers and creative professionals each month.
In August 2011, Scott visited Australia as part of the Portable Talks series. In the four day whirl wind tour to Australia, Scott presented in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Scott impressed and inspired audience with his insights and practical tips that individuals and companies alike can use to push bold creative projects to completion. After years of research, Scott and the Behance team have found a series of best practices used across some of the world’s most productive creative people and teams. Behance puts the focus on actions and real work, changing the way recruitment happens for creative professionals the world over.
In 2010 Scott Belsky was named in the Fast Company Magazine’s “100 Most Creative People in Business”. He is also a frequent contributor to MSNBC and works with some of the world’s leading companies including General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, the United States State Department and the CIA.