Founder, Storytelling for Entrepreneurs
Over the last 15 years, Lyn Graft has filmed 500 entrepreneurs including the founders of Starbucks, Whole Foods, LinkedIn, Dropbox, Chobani, The Knot, and TOMS. He co-created and produced CNBC’s first primetime TV series ‘American Made’ and has produced 200 videos for Dell Corporation, 150 videos for President Obama Technology Innovation Campaign, 35 videos for Microsoft, 25 for SXSW Interactive, 60 for Nestle/Sweet Leaf Tea and 30 videos for RISE Global, in addition to videos for Entrepreneur Magazine, Salesforce, LeanIn.org and Conscious Capitalism.
Lyn founded 8 companies and has raised $10.0M in venture funding in addition to being featured in CNNMoney, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Entrepreneur Magazine, AdWeek and Fortune Magazine. Lyn serves or has served on the Dell Entrepreneur, Empowering a Billion Women by 2020, and SXSW Interactive Advisory Boards and has an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering and an MBA in marketing and entrepreneurship.
Lyn speaks on topics relating to entrepreneurial, startup, and business storytelling designed to help founders and executives create, tell and share their stories. Past clients and audiences include: SKU Consumer Packaged Goods Accelerator, Dell, SXSW, Sonoma County, Texas AMA, SXSW, University of Texas, Digital Creative Institute, and Empowering a Billion Women by 2020.
Lyn is the author of Start With Story, the definitive guidebook for first-time entrepreneurs to create the best story for their business, which is available here.