Ivan Cash is an award-winning artist and filmmaker and founder of Cash Studios & IRL Labs. His work celebrates the human spirit, exploring themes of connection and belonging in the 21st century. His conceptually-driven, genre-bending media projects spark meaningful conversation and impact culture, having been featured in The New York Times, CNN, TIME, The Guardian, Fast Company, Buzzfeed, The Atlantic, and received multiple Vimeo Staff Picks and Webby Honorees. He has been recognized as a Forbes 30 Under 30 artist, Adweek Creative 100, an Art Directors Club Young Gun, and a Print New Visual Artist. His work is in the permanent collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and has exhibited internationally, from the Brooklyn Museum to the Australian Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences. Recently, he was inducted into the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee, becoming one of 10 members responsible for selecting all USPS postal stamps. He believes talking to strangers can change the world, but nothing would make him happier than if you closed your eyes for 20 seconds and just listened to your breath.