Andi is one of those people that you just want to get to know. She is a strong leader who leads from the front with a strong sense of confidence and a solid dose of humility to boot. Through starting her agency in 2005-ish to recent acquisitions and move from the beach to the mountains that we all dream of this is one conversation i’m sure you’ll get some great advice from.
In her own words: “All great opportunities start with a conversation. An idea shared, a connection made, and a dream sparked into reality. Those conversations can take place almost anywhere and at any time. It’s my job to make sure your voice is strong, consistent, and memorable.”
Rob is a developer and consultant who found his way into running a web business. He got his start in software architecture and enterprise consulting and throughout his career has tackled issues of security, scalability, and performance. Today, he’s responsible for Sparkbox’s operations and financials, but he’s really in the business of making all of us better. His commitment to innovation and iteration (and his good humor) are present in all that we do.
Todd has been building open source conferences, events and communities for more than 10 years, and working in the technology industry for more than 15. He created and now chairs All Things Open, the largest open source/tech/web event on the East Coast of the U.S. as well as the Open Source 101 event series. In addition, he’s served as an advisor for other influential events around the country you’ve probably heard of.
A major proponent of technology education, he’s created many technology education and workforce development related events and reports, worked with multiple elected officials and government organizations to get legislation passed, served as Executive Director of a technology education nonprofit, and regularly speaks to groups of 10 to thousands about technology and economic related topics.
Tyler is an art director/graphic designer, illustrator, and all-around creative force born in Lakecity, SC. Holding a degree in Visual Design he went the traditional route of working for a creative agency as an Art Director eventually leading to him spreading his wings as a full time single minded force of visual creativity.
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