Daybreak: Session 1


As part of our Daybreak Education Series of events, please join Dev IQ (formerly DVmobile) and guest speaker Mike Stemple, CEO of Inspirer, as we discuss the benefits of Ideation for an innovative culture.

Joining Mike will be Shawn Davison, CEO of Dev IQ, to discuss best practices for Design Thinking and share case studies of firms that have adopted this process for success.

You will learn:
– The Fundamentals of and Barriers to Ideation
– How Companies Benefit from Adopting a Culture of Ideation
– How to Go from Identifying Problems to Creating Solutions
– Proven Ideation Techniques
– The Impact of Ideation and Design Thinking in the Application Development Process
– Taking an Idea from Concept to Reality


7:30 to 8:30          Registration, Peer to Peer Networking, Iconic Breakfast

8:30 to 8:45          Introductions

8:45 to 9:45          Keynote Presentation: Innovation Begins with Ideation

Mike Stemple, CEO Inspirer

9:45 to 10:15        Design Thinking Best Practices and Case Studies

Shawn Davison, CEO Dev IQ

10:15 to 10:30      Questions and Wrap

About Mike Stemple:

Mike Stemple has built 20 technology companies, is a Director-emeritus at the Founder Institute, a mentor at Techstars, a past Governor appointee to the CO Governor’s Council for Physical Fitness, a recognizable sports artist in Denver, a sponsored endurance athlete, and a proud veteran of the US Army.  He is considered an expert at ideation, innovation, startups, and product creation and is well-known figure in the Denver IT and startup community.

His passion is built around helping individuals radically change their business, using the tools of innovation to strategically stay ahead of the competition, helping to solve complex problems, and opening opportunities that accelerate growth and valuation, no matter the size or industry of the company. Mike loves to inspire people to do the things they are most passionate about and to push beyond their limitations and boundaries.

About Shawn Davison:

Shawn is the CEO of Dev IQ and founder of Davison Ventures. He is a serial entrepreneur with more than 25 years experience building successful software and technology companies. The software he has architected is being used by millions of people around the world every day. At heart, he is an architect – serving as a liaison from concept to reality. His primary passion is building software products and services that make a difference by improving quality of life.

Event Logistics:

Location:             Space Gallery | 400 Santa Fe Drive | Denver, Colorado 80204

Directions:           EASY ACCESS FROM I-25!

Parking:               Plenty and free! Parking available behind building and neighboring streets

Cost:                    Free!

Fuel:                    We will be featuring delicacies from Voo-Doo Donuts, Santiago’s, and Babette’s

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Should you have any questions please contact Lauren Berv at

We can’t wait to see you soon 🙂


Let’s build something beautiful together.

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Danny Sanchez

UI/UX Designer at Dev IQ, Men-at-Work fan, and 3D printing guru.

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