Erik C. Wahl is an American graffiti artist, speed-painter, author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur based in San Diego. He owns The Wahl Group, a consultancy firm, and has spoken at conventions by Microsoft, Disney, and new corporations. Wahl makes paintings of thinkers, leaders and cultural icons such as Michael Jordan, Steve Jobs, and new celebrities during his presentations.
In 2011, Wahl created a 10,000 square-foot Mona Lisa in a desert near Los Angeles. The in imitation of year, he was selected by TED as a speaker for the TED2012: Full Spectrum series. Wahl wrote the book Unthink: Rediscover Your Creative Genius in 2013. Unthink was named CEO Reads collection of the year in 2013. In 2014, Wahl was a featured speaker at the World Entrepreneur Of The Year matter hosted by Ernst & Young, as with ease as Entrepreneur's 2014 Growth Conference.