iOS app Android app

Seattle Interactive Conference

SIC Shingerview: Jonathan Woods, TIME

David Shing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
David Shing

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.

SIC Shingerview: Michelle Goldberg, Ignition & Rebecca Kaden, Maveron

David Shing | Posted 11.05.2013 | Technology
David Shing

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.

SIC Shingerview: Rand Fishkin, MOZ

David Shing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
David Shing

Did you know that more than a billion people per day perform a search online? Rand Fishkin does! At the Seattle Interactive Conference, I spoke with Rand Fishkin, CEO of MOZ, on all things SEO.

SIC Shingerview: Pablos Holman, Futurist, Inventor, Hacker

David Shing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
David Shing

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.

SIC Shingerview: Keith Frankel, HubSpot

David Shing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
David Shing

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.

SIC Shingerview: Jeff Lanctot, Mixpo & Callie Schweitzer, TIME

David Shing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
David Shing

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.

SIC Shingerview: Megan Tweed, Razorfish

David Shing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
David Shing

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.

SIC Shingerview: Tim Keck, The Onion, The Stranger

David Shing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
David Shing

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.

SIC Shingerview: Julie Rezek, Seattle Wunderman Network

David Shing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
David Shing

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.

SIC Shingerview: Roy Sekoff, HuffPost Live, Huffington Post

David Shing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
David Shing

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.

SIC Shingerview: Jack Conte, Musician, CrowdFunder

David Shing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
David Shing

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.

SIC Shingerview: Alex Wheeler, VP, Global Digital Marketing, Starbucks

David Shing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
David Shing

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.

Clarity and Transparency in Seattle

David Shing | Posted 12.28.2013 | Technology
David Shing

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.

SIC Video Interview With Chanel Sumers, Soundscape Artist

David Shing | Posted 01.06.2013 | Technology
David Shing

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.

SIC Video Interview With Clark Kokich, Chairman of Razorfish

David Shing | Posted 01.05.2013 | Technology
David Shing

It's not surprising that the man behind one of the first digital shops recently published the world's first full-length interactive business book exclusively to the iPad.

Interview With Mark Long, Gamer and Storyteller (Video)

David Shing | Posted 01.02.2013 | Technology
David Shing

Mark Long has a career you can't categorize -- from U.S. Army to the NY Times bestsellers list, video game creation to laboratory R&D -- he is a man who brings a brilliant imagination to science.

My Interview With Ben Huh, the Man Behind LOL and Failblog

David Shing | Posted 01.01.2013 | Technology
David Shing

The man who gave a voice to smarty cats everywhere drove 11 hours away to escape Sandy in NY to Ohio where he then boarded a flight to Seattle to spea...

My Interview With Rob Reid, Founder of Rhapsody Music

David Shing | Posted 01.01.2013 | Technology
David Shing

Rob Reid is happy to be a consumer of music, not an owner. As the founder of the Rhapsody music his perspective on the ongoing relationship between te...

SIC Video Interview With Wayne Kramer, Musician and Revolutionary

David Shing | Posted 11.01.2012 | Technology
David Shing

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.

SIC Video Interview With Elan Lee, Founder of Fourth Wall Studios

David Shing | Posted 11.01.2012 | Technology
David Shing

It's not just gamers and day-dreamers who do it. Inserting oneself into a favorite story has always been a part of our active imaginations. But wha...

SIC Video Interview Stanley Hainsworth, Creative Genius

David Shing | Posted 11.01.2012 | Technology
David Shing

Stanley Hainsworth's name is often used synonymously with "creative" and "genius." Responsible for building three of the worlds best brands, Starbuck...

SIC Video Interview With Jason Silva

David Shing | Posted 10.30.2012 | Technology
David Shing

This one is hard to know where to start. Described as a modern day Timothy Leary, reminiscent of an excited teenager, and a self-titled futurist, Jaso...

SIC Video Interview With Brian Rauschenbach

David Shing | Posted 10.30.2012 | Technology
David Shing

I met Brian on Sunday and all he told me was that he used to spin 80s and 90s hip-hop. Beats seemed pretty odd for a Seattle guy, but it turns out Br...

SIC Video Interview With David Bunnell, Tech Legend

David Shing | Posted 10.30.2012 | Technology
David Shing

David Bunnell is a legendary media entrepreneur and one of the pioneers of technology publishing. Following his talk at the Seattle Interactive Confe...

SIC Interview With Richard "Koci" Hernandez

David Shing | Posted 10.30.2012 | Technology
David Shing

"You can never get bitten in the ass when you ride the wave of technology" -- Koci Richard is one of those professionals I admire. With over 163,000 ...