Mike Spakowski – Founder of Atomicdust

Mike Spakowski - Founder of Atomicdust

The secret to making ideas come to life is having the discipline to do it. Discipline is the hardest part. More than 14 years after founding Atomicdust, a marketing and design agency, Mike Spakowski is actively involved in day-to-day brand strategy, art direction, and studio management. Since 2001, Atomicdust has helped clients in the healthcare, […]

Zach Maurides – Founder and President of Teamworks

Zach Maurides - Founder and President of Teamworks

Measure your productivity by what you get done, not how busy you are. For the past 10 years, Teamworks Founder and President Zach Maurides has revolutionized communication and information sharing for athletic organizations across the country. What began as Maurides’ class project during his sophomore year at Duke University in 2004, has become the industry […]

Ania Rodriguez – CEO of Key Lime Interactive

Ania Rodriguez - CEO of Key Lime Interactive

Business leaders should always be at least two steps ahead of clients. They hire you because they trust you. Anticipate their needs, and think critically. Ania Rodriguez has advised Fortune 1000 companies around the world on the topics of user interface design, product design, and user research for nearly two decades. Her company, Key Lime […]

14 Trends That Excite Designers at the HOW Conference

Entrepreneurs: Trends that excite you

Attending the HOW Conference in Chicago has allowed IdeaMensch to meet and interview a wide range of designers, developers, and entrepreneurs. Including in-house designers, freelance designers, CEO’s of top brands in the industry, and everything in between. Below see what trends are making them tick, dream, move and shake. • Anna Sher: Moving Photography. • Anna Johnson: Periscope, a live […]

Pierre Barbeau – Co-founder and CEO of Moblico

Pierre Barbeau - Co-founder and CEO of Moblico

An entrepreneur’s initial instinct is to focus on the product, but it’s never too soon to start building thought leadership and market share for your brand. Pierre Barbeau is co-founder and CEO of Moblico, a leading mobile personalization and engagement platform. Mobile applications have revolutionized the way we communicate, behave, and interact, and mobile personalization […]