Ely Beckman is a loving father and visionary creative/designer dedicated to building community, leveraging technology and nurturing the collective imagination. Ely spent the last decade creating culture and developing products, brands, and media. Professionally trained as an architect at one of the worlds most prestigious architecture schools, Ely has filled the role of designer and project manager for dozens of buildings; bringing projects from concept through design and construction. Projects consisting of 5-15 story residential and commercial developments in New York City and the New World of Coca Cola Museum in Atlanta, GA. After several years working in the field of architecture, Ely moved on to start his own design consultancy. In 2010 Ely Beckman founded The Reckoner Group, comprised of international talent focused on providing world class design and cultural solutions for clients in a variety of industries including economic development and new paradigm technology.