Sproutel Co-founder and CEO to Speak at JBLF 2019 June 11th

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Aaron Horowitz's experience growing up with human growth hormone deficiency inspired a desire to bring empathy, design and a patient-centered mindset to healthcare. He now leads Sproutel, a research and development workshop focused on creating play-based healthcare innovations, is best known for their work creating Jerry the Bear, a best friend for children with type 1 diabetes, and My Special Aflac Duck, a robotic companion for children with cancer. Through his work, Horowitz is on a mission to design technology with purpose.

Horowitz will take the stage at the 14th annual Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum. The Forum, hosted by the Leadership Institute at Columbus State University, will be held August 26-27. Tickets to the "Science of Leadership" themed-event are and $529 and tables are $4,200.

Other announced speakers include Wired Editor-in--Chief Nicholas Thompson; Quiet Revolution Chief Revolutionary Susan Cain; theoretical physicist, futurist and best-selling author Dr. Michio Kaku; Church of the Highlands Founder Chris Hodges; Maneuver Center of Excellence Commander Major General Gary Brito; leadership expert John C. Maxwell; and the first woman of color in space Dr. Mae Jemison.

Tickets, tables and sponsorships are available now. Register today.