Burns, a patent holder, product designer, and consultant, will seek to enlighten attendees in his session, “Innovation and the Start-Up,” by providing a candid look at the journey he took in building his video business in the custom home-theater market, and how creative thinking led to new avenues of growth for this Batavia-based company.
“I'm proud to be included with respected community members in this inaugural event,” said Burns. “My goal for the session is to provide attendees with a real-world business perspective. Our company has found creative ways to grow and provide more jobs for people in the area; I want to share the story of our success, and hopefully inspire others to take a risk.”
In 2009, when Burns founded Display Development, he was working out of his garage. Today he has nine employees, and recently expanded into an 8,000-square-
The Creativity Conference coincides with Creativity and Innovation Week, April 15-21. For more information, visit: http://www.genesee.edu/
For more information on Display Development, vist: www.displaydevelopment.com.