#085 – Ben Goretsky
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Ben Goretsky is an American entrepreneur and the founder of DesignerCon (DCon), an annual art and design convention held in California that showcases everything from vinyl toys to street art. He has been instrumental in creating a space for independent artists and designers to showcase their work to a wider audience.
Goretsky began his career in the music industry, where he worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, including The Black Eyed Peas, Justin Timberlake, and Britney Spears. He later transitioned to the gaming industry, where he served as a creative director and producer for various video game companies.
In 2005, Goretsky started the toy company, 3DRetro, which has become a leading producer of collectible art toys. In 2006, he founded DesignerCon, which has since become a major event for designers, artists, and collectors to come together and share their work.
DesignerCon has grown in size and popularity over the years, with thousands of attendees coming from all over the world to experience the latest in art and design. Goretsky has been instrumental in creating a space for independent artists and designers to showcase their work to a wider audience.
Goretsky has been featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and LA Weekly. He is known for his entrepreneurial spirit and his ability to create innovative events that push the boundaries of art and design.