Named by Fortune magazine as one of the Top 50 World’s Greatest Leaders, a recipient of the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian of the Year Award, and listed as one of the world’s most influential creative people by The Creativity 50, Mick Ebeling has sparked a movement of pragmatic, inspirational innovation. As a career producer and filmmaker and now founder and CEO of Not Impossible, Ebeling shows audiences how to tap into the power of innovation, technology, and story to change the world.
Ebeling is the founder of Not Impossible, a multiple award-winning social innovation lab and production company. His mantra of “commit, then figure it out” allows for a unique problem-solving approach, bringing together a community of passionate and talented engineers, doers, makers, idea generators, and storytellers to create solutions that better the world. Partnering with a wide array of companies and organizations, Ebeling not only pushes the bar on innovation, but also shares the emotionally resonating story of doing so.
Not Impossible is the only company to win TIME magazine’s Top Invention of the Year three times and to be named Fast Company’s World Changing Idea twice. On a mission to provide technology for the sake of humanity, Ebeling has been named one of WIRED’s Agents of Change, is a two-time SXSW Innovation of the Year award winner, a three-time Tribeca Disruptor Awards recipient, a fellow with The Nantucket Project, and recipient of every major creative and advertising award.
Ebeling is the author of Not Impossible: Do What Can’t Be Done. It recounts his life experiences that led to the founding of Not Impossible and has been published in several languages. Deepak Chopra hailed the book as “a true testament to the power of determination […] Bursting with optimism and new ideas.”