Art, Creativity, and the Marketplace of Ideas

The war for talent. The battle to protect intellectual property. The race to conquer big data and even bigger international sales. With booming audiences and thinning margins, how has the marketplace of ideas changed, and what instincts continue to guide the business of inspiration? Against a landscape that has never been more fierce or complex, learn how entertainment’s most visionary innovators spot tomorrow’s icons, and cultivate the moments that change pop cultural history.

Troy Carter, American music manager, founder, chairman and CEO of Atom Factory, a talent management and full-service film and television production company

Michelle Kydd Lee, Chief Innovation Officer for Creative Artists Agency (CAA), the world's leading entertainment and sports agency

Jim Whitaker, Chairman and Producer of Whitaker Entertainment at Walt Disney Studios

Moderator: Kai Ryssdal, Host of American Public Media’s Marketplace