Jason Preston is the co-founder of Dent the Future, which explores the magic and science of visionary leadership and groundbreaking success. Dent, through a flagship conference of the same name, aims to translate the success of great leaders in business, politics, or charity into a set of lessons for those who would "put a dent" in the future.
Jason has spoken at numerous local and national conferences including the Consumer Electronics Show, The Tweet House, and Ignite Seattle. He has also written about startups, social media, and emerging technologies in publications such as Seattle Business Magazine, Crosscut, and Geekwire.
Steve Broback is the cofounder of the Dent Conference and Founder of the Parnassus Group, and is best known for his recent Tweet House and "140" Twitter Conferences produced by his company, the Parnassus Group. With Parnassus, Broback also hosted the Blog Business Summit and the Web Community Forum events.
Broback cofounded Thunder Lizard Productions, (a technology event production company) in 1991, which became a subsidiary of Fawcette Technical Publications in 2000. At Thunder Lizard, Broback orchestrated pioneering technology gatherings focusing on Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Macromedia DreamWeaver. Steve also produced TLP’s Web Design World, Macromedia Web World, and other events with attendees numbering in the tens of thousands.
Steve is also the coauthor of Publish and Prosper: Blogging for Your Business (Peachpit Press, 2006.) and was a professional magician for many years.