Jacob Escobedo talks on the importance of being interesting.

About the speaker

Jacob Escobedo is the Vice President of Design/Creative at Cartoon Network and Adult Swim. Since 1999, he has had a hand in establishing the look of the network and surrounding support for Print and more recently On-Air. His days are filled with serious conversations about Rainicorn and Meatwad.

Jacob grew up in Pioche, Nevada, a small desert town a few hours north of Las Vegas, surrounded by his father’s hoarded collections of oddities, mexican comic books, and art. His childhood provided an amazing backdrop for creative experiments and interest in comics, cartoons, drawing and music.

His weekends and evenings are consumed by making art for The Shins, BROKEN BELLS, Gnarls Barkley and Vampire Weekend. His work has also been featured in The New Yorker and the The New York Times.

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