Michael Ventura
Founder & CEO, Sub Rosa
Biography
Michael Ventura is the CEO and founder of Sub Rosa, a strategy and design firm that has worked with some of the world's largest and most important brands—from Johnson & Johnson, Pantone, and Adobe, to the TED Conference, Delta Airlines, and The Daily Show. Ventura has served as a board member and adviser to various organizations, including Behance, the Burning Man Project, Cooper-Hewitt, and the U.N.'s Tribal Link Foundation. He is also a visiting lecturer at Princeton University and the United States Military Academy at West Point. In addition to these pursuits, Ventura leads a thriving indigenous medicine practice and owns and operates a globally recognized design store in New York's West Village with his wife, Caroline. Applied Empathy, his first book, was published in May 2018.
Michael Ventura
Founder & CEO, Sub Rosa
Empathy Bootcamp: the Path to a New Perspective

Build your empathy muscle with Sub Rosa’s Michael Ventura. This workshop will challenge participants to stretch their understanding of what it takes to embody the perspective of another. Grounded in Applied Empathy, a methodology that brings insights and action together to drive change, each participant will learn what it means to become an empath.