LAKESTAR MASTERCLASS: THE ART OF STORYTELLING

“About the Art of Storytelling” features award-winning writer Will Storr in conversation with our advisory board member David Rowan.

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Will Storr
Will Storr is an award-winning writer and the author of five critically acclaimed books – his latest, The Science of Storytelling, was a Sunday Times bestseller. His journalism has appeared in titles such as The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The New Yorker and The New York Times. His prizes include the National Press Club award for excellence, the AFM award for Best Investigative Journalism, the Amnesty International Award and the One World Press Award. He teaches storytelling classes all over the world, from Bangkok to Istanbul to the European Parliament. He’s also an in-demand ghostwriter whose books have spent months at the top of The Sunday Times bestseller chart.

David Rowan
David Rowan is founding Editor-in-chief of WIRED’s UK edition (2008-17) and the author of Non-Bullshit Innovation: Radical Ideas from the World’s Smartest Minds (Penguin, 2019), a 20-country quest for bold corporate innovation in the face of technology-led disruption. David has been a technology columnist for The Times, GQ, Condé Nast Traveller and The Sunday Times, and hosts a new podcast series about accomplished tech founders called Walks With Founders. He has spent time with the founders of WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Google, Didi, Spotify, Xiaomi, Nest, Twitter and countless other ambitious startups from Tel Aviv to Shenzhen.