Events or seminars at which I’ve spoken:
- University of Washington, Master of Communication in Digital Media – Beyond The Fail Whale: How Twitter is Changing Organizations (Summer 2009)
- National Association of Asian American Professionals – Creating Career & Business Opportunities through Social Media (September 24, 2009)
- Ignite Seattle – “Jewelry: It’s for Geeks!” (December 1, 2009)
- Product Management Consortium – Gather Customer Feedback via Social Media Tools to Build Better Products (January 21, 2010)
- Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America Expo New York – From Old Media to Social Media – Promoting Product in The 21st Century (March 15, 2010)
Articles in which I’ve been featured or mentioned:
- Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Geek of the Week (2009)
- Mashable: Social Media Hub Seattle (April 2009)
- TechFlash: Are you addicted to the Internet? (Fun in the hall during Gnomedex, August 2009)
- Jewelers Circular Keystone: Case Study: @BenBridgeGirl (April 2010)
- Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America [MJSA Journal]: Conversation Starters: How to engage customers on social networks (May 2010)
- Jewelers Circular Keystone: Generation Gap: How to attract the next generation of customers into the store (June 2010)
Recent learning opportunities in which I’ve participated:
- PR+Mktg Camp Seattle (March 3, 2010) – A one-day event tackling social media issues facing PR and marketing professionals. Attendees at all levels came together to share experiences, address problems and identify strategies and new business opportunities.
- MindCamp 6.0 (November 21-22, 2009) – 24 hours of free-form, highly participatory sessions on all things tech, gaming, speaking, learning, thinking and doing, with lots of creativity!
- WordCamp Seattle (September 2009) – An unconference for WordPress users and developers
- Gnomedex 9.0 (August 2009) – Human Circuitry: a Tech Conference of Inspiration and Influence
- BarCamp Seattle (June 2009) – An ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment, often focusing on early-stage web applications, and related open source technologies, social protocols, and open data formats.
- PresentationCamp Seattle (April 2009) – An ad-hoc gathering of passionate people who want to share, interact and spread the love around the topic of public speaking, presentation design and delivery.