LIM Keynote Speaker: Matthew Luhn

As one of the original story creators at Pixar Animation Studios, Matthew helped build the creative culture at one of the most successful filmmaking groups in the history of Hollywood.

Matthew Luhn shares practical tips and techniques for fostering creativity in the workplace and harnessing the power of relationships and authentic stories to connect with communities and customers. 

Now, he draws from some of Pixar’s most beloved heroes to deliver unique and memorable insight on character traits that define outstanding and authentic leadership—in animation and business alike.

A master storyteller with over 20 years’ experience working on films, TV shows, and video games, Matthew engages audiences with germane anecdotes that entertain while illustrating the principles of great storytelling structure. At the same time, he emphasizes the importance of cultivating a culture that encourages creativity and nurtures new ideas, while embracing fear and failing as a necessary part of the process. 

By inviting participants to interact during his workshops and keynotes, Matthew inspires and empowers them to take their own stories from idea to script to finished product.

Keynote: Inspiring Creativity in the Workplace 

As one of the original story creators at Pixar Animation Studios, Matthew Luhn participated in building and sustaining the creative culture at Pixar from startup to the most successful filmmaking group in the history of Hollywood. Matthew’s engaging and action-oriented talk will provide strategies on how to create a culture that encourages and nurtures new ideas, and embraces fear and failing as a necessary part of the creative process. He demonstrates how to empower relationships and build trust through authentic communication.