The Currency of the Soul | Business Lab Lecture Series

Oct 20, 2022 5:30 pm

The Livery CoWork, 6940 Burnett Street, Sebastopol


Join us with guest speaker Jake Viramontez as he shares his findings on what happens when you give away your gifts.

As a part of the speaker series at The Livery, Jake will be sharing his upcoming TEDx talk. His talk will be in Long Beach on November 12th, and he will be presenting the talk to our Livery CoWork community to workshop it and have a dialogue about what was working, and what wasn’t working about the talk.

The title of his talk is The Currency of the Soul, and will share some of his findings on what happens when you give away your gifts and talents free of charge.

Event overview:
5:30 – 5:45 pm – Network, wine, and snacks
5:45 – 6:15 Inspirational Talk
6:15 – 6:30 – Q & A

About the presenter:

Jake Viramontez is an award winning filmmaker, who has directed films in over 30 countries covering topics from female empowerment through soccer in Sao Paulo to Syrian Refugees in Jordan. The Orchard bought and distributed his debut feature doc, “Like Air” which climbed to iTunes top 10 documentaries worldwide its opening week. His campaign for The Times with Accenture Interactive “JFK Unsilenced” won 7 Cannes Lions including a Grand Prix, as well as 7 Clio’s. He went on to direct a 6 part campaign for Chevrolet in Brazil, “Be A Goalkeeper” that won 5 Clio’s.

His latest work was an original concept that was picked up by Sony, called “Create Action” where he is producing, directing, and editing a 10 part series on non profit organizations all across the United States.

He is also the founder of the non profit Sown for Good, an organization that gives films away for free to non profits around the globe. His films have helped raise funds to build a water well in Paraguay, a school in Tanzania, and is expanding to send other filmmakers on assignment around the globe to continue spreading the power of positive storytelling. This year, they will produce content in Lebanon, Senegal, Kenya, and Haiti.