SHAHEEN SADEGHI - President and CEO, LAB Holding, LLC
Following a successful career in the action sports industry including VF Corp, Gotcha Sportswear and President of surfing giant Quiksilver, Shaheen has taken his international expertise to the unconventional place of community revitalization and development. His initial project, the LAB Anti-Mall in Costa Mesa continues to garner international acclaim. Other notable projects include the CAMP, the Anaheim Packing House, Farmers Park, Balboa Theater, and AGORA: an entirely new Arts District & Downtown for the city of Laguna Niguel on a 22 acre site. Shaheen holds a BA degree in Design from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY and is a frequent speaker at TED and TEDX conferences.