Erik Wahl is an American graffiti artist, speed painter, author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur who owns the Wahl Group, consultancy firm and has spoken at conventions by Microsoft, Disney, NBC and Honda. During his presentations, Wahl speaks about personal creativity while painting stylized portraits of iconic figures, leaders and cultural icons such as the Statue of Liberty, Michael Jordan, Bono and Steve Jobs.
Erik has been a featured speaker at TED2012 and has written a book called Unthink: Rediscover Your Creative Genius, which was named CEO Reads book of the year in 2013. Erik was employed in the corporate world before losing his job in the dot com bubble burst era and decided to change his focus to art rather to return to the corporate world. In Las Vegas, you will hear and see Erik’s incredible story.