Which Envision speaker toured with Van Halen and Black Keys? Among other artists, including Nickelback and New Kids On The Block, Butch Allen has spent decades in concert touring as lighting director, lighting designer, production designer, and production manager and will speak at the 2014 Envision Symposium, which explores the DNA of Storytelling, Design, and Technology. This high-octane symposium will be held September 11-13 in Monterey, CA, with Bran Ferren and Bob Bonniol serving as co-creative consultants. Register today to hear him speak! Learn about this exciting speaker below.

Storytelling, technology, and design are stranded on an island. The exploration of their new, strange home begins. As one expects: a lamp is stumbled upon, rubbing ensues, a genie appears and grants one single wish for the waylaid disciplines to share... - Butch Allen

Found drifting down the river in a floating basket a young, Butch Allen had humble beginnings.
A chance encounter with an electrical outlet that included a stainless steel fork had Butch seeing lights as a toddler. At that moment, power of lighting was revealed in all its glory. The search for that same buzz continues onwards.