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static1-squarespaceDan Goods is on a mission: To translate abstract concepts into meaningful stories. His day job?  Visual Strategist and storyteller for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

How can your company take high-concept data or complicated ideas and distill them so people both understand the work you do as well as care about the work you do? What’s keeping your organization from reaching its full potential? The answer might lie in an unexpected place: artistic expression. Drilling a hole into a grain of sand, creating a pipe organ out of soda pop bottles and coordinating people around the world to signal to a spacecraft flying past Earth on its way to Jupiter—merging art and science together—is all in a day’s work for Goods.

Whether your roadblock is external communication, internal problem solving or a mixture of both, seeking creative perspectives might provide the answer you didn’t know you were looking for.

Groups of 5+ and non-profit organizations can contact Katie Carpenter at kcarpenter@cocastl.org of 314-561-4908 for discounted rates.


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Non-profits: $45
General: $55

About the Speaker:

Dan Goods is Visual Strategist for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a NASA storyteller. He has been a featured TEDx speaker and was recently chosen as “One of the most interesting people in LA.” He shepherds an amazing team developing creative ways of communicating and working to transform complex concepts into meaningful stories that can be universally understood. His unique brand of storytelling will resonate with audiences from scientists, to entrepreneurs, to marketers and beyond.  Between his work at JPL and his own large-scale art projects around the world, Dan creates experiences that are beautiful, meaningful and profound. He has won an International Design Excellence Award and currently, with his colleague David Delgado, he is developing the Museum of Awe.

Learn more about Dan Goods at directedplay.com


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St. Louis, MO 63108

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