The Spencer Ingram talks on hacking education define hacking as a way to use one's assets to leverage shortcuts. The founder of HackCville encourages students to take ownership of their own education and to change the incumbent culture to one that values exploration and the person. The experiential education enthusiast dropped out of the University of Virginia to start HackCville, an organization for students to find entrepreneurial, like-minded people at school and in the community, before returning to complete his schooling. The speaker has previous work experience at Pedal Power and HelioSage.
The Spencer Ingram talk demonstrates his passion for creativity and outside the box thinking. The entrepreneur is looking to solve a cultural problem with his hacking philosophy.