Is a picture still worth 1000 words? Jonathan Woods, Senior Editor of Photo and Interactive, at TIME, thinks so. At the Seattle Interactive Conference, I had the opportunity to pick Jonathan's brain on his unique perspective on photography's role in the art of storytelling.
A fun part of the Seattle Interactive Conference this year was the AT&T Wearables Hackathon. I had the opportunity to sit and chat with two of the hackathon's judges, venture capitalists Michelle Goldberg, Partner at Ignition, and Rebecca Kaden, Principal at Maveron.
Pablos Holman focuses on the world's bigger problems, inventing things that enrich the human experience. He is currently working on a bunch of awesome projects -- including a malaria-eradicating device that can shoot mosquitoes out of the sky with lasers.
One of the most exciting trends that I saw at the Seattle Interactive Conference this past week is that Design is back with a capital D. Reinforcing that is Keith Frankel, Head of Creative and Design at HubSpot, with whom I chatted about all things creative.
At the Seattle Interactive Conference, I sat down with Callie Schweitzer, Director of Digital Innovation at TIME, and Jeff Lanctot, CEO of Mixpo, and former Global CMO of Razorfish. Both Callie and Jeff have experience in brand building.
I had the pleasure of sitting with Megan Tweed, VP of Media at Razorfish. Watch as we also talk about her Collective, the importance of connecting, and how she applied the ethos of punk music to her adult life.
This past week, at the Seattle Interactive Conference, I sat down with Tim Keck, the co-founder of The Onion. Tim and I spoke about transparency from both a creative and editorial standpoint -- and what has made The Onion so successful all these years.
Julie Rezek, Managing Director of The Seattle Wunderman Network, stopped by the AOL Booth at Seattle Interactive to talk to me about transparency, data, and brands. Being transparent as both a marketer and as an agency is of the utmost importance to Julie.
At the Seattle Interactive Conference this past week, AOL was strongly represented from our awesome booth with a transparent activation, to a host of AOL speakers like Roy Sekoff. Roy sat down with me to talk transparency, the power of participation and the power of the consumer.
One of the most unique people that I met at the Seattle Interactive Conference was Jack Conte. Jack is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, entrepreneur, and filmmaker, and he started a crowd-funding platform, Patreon.
Alex Wheeler is the VP of Global Digital Marketing for Starbucks, one of the most global brands on the planet. At the Seattle Interactive Conference, I spoke with her about authenticity and participation.
This year, SIC is all about transparency, and the industry's foremost entrepreneurs, technologists, brands, creative leaders, robot inventors, hackers, and informed consumers are gathering together to talk all things creative and digital.
As a respected gamer and musician, Chanel Sumers is today called a "soundscape artist." Having been at the forefront of technological advances for the last decade, Chanel believes we are at a tipping point in video game audio.
Wayne Kramer is someone who's history you have to hear to believe. Having served time during what he calls "the drug wars" Wayne now works with jails in the U.S. and UK to rehabilitate prisoners through music with his organization Jail Guitar Doors.