Founder of Element Skateboards &
CEO at USA Skateboarding
Inspired by the positive impact skateboarding made on him as a kid, Johnny discovered his entrepreneurial spirit and founded Element Skateboards in the early 90s, starting other new brands and entering into numerous business ventures.
Johnny’s talk explores what it means to chase your dreams, the pros and cons of big organizations versus small organizations, and how organizational size impacts authenticity. Johnny shares how authenticity to your craft, your loved ones, your values, and yourself is ultimately the path to success, and how it transcends to incredible design, creativity and ultimately 360 degrees of success.