Mick Ebeling is the founder and CEO of Not Impossible, LLC, an organization that develops creative solutions to real-world problems, then produces media to ensure those solutions take flight.
Not Impossible's latest endeavor, Project Daniel, is the subject of Intel's latest Look Inside campaign. For Project Daniel, Ebeling flew to Sudan to 3D-print and fit prosthetic limbs for children of the war-torn region, then left the equipment behind with locals he'd trained who continued the work after he left, thus establishing the world's first 3D printing prosthetic lab and training facility.
The project and campaign have won numerous awards, taking home five Cannes Lions, including the Titanium Lion and a Gold Lion for product design. Additionally, the project and campaign received two Golden Pencils from The One Show, the Curator's Recognition and Next Cause Marketing nods from the AICP Next Awards, plus Silver and Bronze Telly Awards.
Activated by his motto, "If not now, when? If not me, who?" Ebeling's Not Impossible endeavors came to prominence with the Eyewriter, a DIY, open-source, low-cost device that enables individuals with paralysis to communicate and create art using only the movements of their eyes. Among its many accolades, Time Magazine named the Eyewriter one of the "Top 50 Inventions of 2010," and the device is part of MoMA's permanent collection.
Ebeling is also founder of The Ebeling Group, an acclaimed production company responsible for key creative graphic sequences in "Quantum of Solace" and the oft-referenced "Stranger Than Fiction."
Driven to help many by telling the story of extraordinary individuals, Not Impossible continues to drive forward on projects that utilize technology for the sake of humanity. Consequently, Ebeling is an international speaker on the subject of open-source medical devices (CES, TED, Seoul Digital Forum, GE, Microsoft, etc.), as well as a USA Network Top 10 Cultural Trailblazer.
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