Today's The Day You'll Question Everything

What if you couldn't wait to get out of bed every morning?

What if you were so passionate about your work that the paycheck was an afterthought?

What if you could personally make a difference in the lives of others and change the world?

Join us for an epic night of discovery with founder and visionary of Ignite, Tom McDermott, as he challenges us to question everything.

Also ft. stories by Courtney Klein Johnson of Seedspot, Park Howell of Park&Co, Lauren Wong of Changemaker Central ASU and the CEO of Ignite, Dave McLurg.

TIX are complimentary but LIMITED.

Come Curious.

Crescent Ballroom
308 North 2nd Avenue
Date TBD
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Tom McDermott

Chief Ignition Officer, Ignite

Tom is the concept developer, inspirational teacher and visionary of Ignite. Prior to Ignite, Tom spent 23 years developing, teaching and consulting in bleeding edge technology, including 6 successful start-ups. Tom's motto: "Bring Your Purpose to Life." 

Dave McLurg

CEO, Ignite

Dave is considered a leader of leaders. An accomplished entrepreneur, executive, investor and board member with 30 years of innovation under his belt, Dave leads the Ignite team with determination, strategic intelligence and an understanding of the marketplace. Dave's motto: "Be Great." 

Courtney Klein Johnson

Co-founder, SEED SPOT

Courtney is a speaker, entrepreneur and triathlete. She started New Global Citizens, a nonprofit focused on empowering a generation of young people to help solve problems around the world. She is also the Co-Founder of Seedspot, a nonprofit incubator focused on supporting Arizona's most innovative social entrepreneurs.

Lauren Wong

Student & Change-agent, Changemaker Central ASU

Lauren Wong is a student at the Cronkite School of Journalism at ASU with a minor in Sustainability. Lauren is a change-agent at Changemaker Central on Tempe campus who loves writing, storytelling performing, and appreciating beauty in others. She believes positive change is a good thing, but it must first come from inside.

Kelsey Wong

Community Activator, Ignite

Kelsey is a creator, connector and community activator. She is passionate about helping change-makers, entrepreneurs and community leaders create their own opportunities and make meaningful, sizable, social impact in the world. Kelsey's motto "If you want to change the world, you have to start with you." 

Park Howell

President, Park&Co

My parents often admonished me to "Stop telling stories!" when I was a kid. But I couldn't help myself. So, for 30 years, I've built a career out of storytelling with my ad agency Park&Co. We ignite the growth of people, products, companies and causes that dare to make the world a better place. What's your story?

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Event starts
Welcome by Kelsey Wong
Tom asks "Why aren't we solving our problems, large and small, in our communities, nations and throughout the world and what's the common thread that can help us solve all of them?" Followed by "When you're 80, and look back on your life, what will you want to be able to say about yourself and your life?"
Courtney shares her story
Park shares his story
Lauren shares her story
Dave challenges you to be great
Kelsey closes and announces after party in Crescent's Patio & Lounge!
Welcome by Kelsey
Kelsey closes and announces after party in Crescent's Patio & Lounge!
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