Our Alchemy series (sponsored by Wells Fargo and Prudential) continues with featured guest, Mick Ebeling. A true renaissance man, Mick started and runs Not Impossible, an organization that develops creative solutions to address real-world problems.
Mick Ebeling has sparked a movement of pragmatic & inspirational innovation. Ebeling is a film, television, and commercial producer, philanthropist, technology trailblazer, author, and entrepreneur.
Ebeling founded Not Impossible, a multiple award-winning social innovation lab and production company, on the premise that nothing is impossible. His mantra of "commit, then figure it out" allows him to convene a disparate team of hackers, doers, makers, and thinkers to create devices that better the world by bringing about accessibility for all. This unconventional approach brought to life highly-acclaimed initiatives - The Eyewriter, Project Daniel, Don's Voice, and most recently Music: Not Impossible - that brought the ability to draw back to a paraplegic street artist, 3D printed arms to Sudanese amputees, a 'voice' to an ALS patient who hasn't spoken in 15 years, and wearables that let deaf and hearing people alike feel music in a "surround body" experience.
Ebeling's book, Not Impossible: The Art and Joy of Doing What Couldn’t Be Done, recounts his life experiences and projects.
Named one of Wired's 'Agents of Change,' a two-time SXSW innovation of the year award winner, a two-timeTribeca Disruptor innovation winner, a fellow with The Nantucket Project, and recipient of every major creative and advertising award, Ebeling is on a mission to provide "Technology for the Sake of Humanity." By tapping into a community of passionate and talented engineers, makers, idea generators, and storytellers, Ebeling is making the inconceivable, the unbelievable and the impossible, Not Impossible.
Check out Not Impossible's latest initiative - Hunger Not Impossible - as part of their response to COVID-19.
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