2017 Speakers

Hugh Weber

Hugh Weber

Hugh Weber is a researcher, network theorist, storyteller, community organizer, design advocate, and small town kid.

With clients & partners ranging from Fortune 10 to Mom-and-Pop, Weber uses emergent research techniques and innovative community building skills as Curator of the Institute of Possibility to reveal the rich stories, thriving networks, and infinite possibility that often lays hidden in the communities and organizations that we love most.

Weber founded OTA, a nonprofit focused on sparking transformation through creative connections and collisions in ND, SD and MN. OTA has convened 11 large-scale events, hosted 150 national thought leaders, commissioned 35 micro-documentaries and a full-length feature, and invested approximately $2 million in the creatives who call this region home.

Weber is creator of The Potluck Society, a podcast celebrating ordinary people who build extraordinary communities. He co-created Leading Good, a learning platform that exists to inspire and equip leaders of social impact organizations.

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