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Brian Webster, General Manager
Brian is the principal of Brian Webster and Associates (brianwebster.com) a small strategic services firm focused on organizing, development and marketing. His specialty is personal, quality service and creative ideas that deliver results. He is the lead producer of 415TECH and the General Manager of the Better World Associates agency.


Tom Ray, Web Services
& Operations Manager
Tom Ray is the founder and owner of Community Web, a San Francisco based Community Website Creation Service. He is the web services and operations manager of the Better World Associates agency. Tom has been an information worker, publisher, organizer and activist in San Francisco for over 40 years. He is a native San Franciscan.

Mike Hannigan, President and Co-founder, Give Something Back Office Supplies; Member & Past Chair, Oakland Workforce Investment Board.
Mike is a thought leader and frequent speaker on using innovative business models for economic development and social progress. He began his career working for Xerox and then built management for business products companies. In 1991, he co-founded Give Something Back Business Products (GSB) in Oakland, a for-profit business modeled on Newman's Own food company. Give Something Back donates profits back to the community in the form of charitable contributions, while operating as a market based and mission focused business. GSB has grown to over 80 employees in three California facilities, and expanded its operations nationwide. With roughly $6 million in donations, GSB ranks among Northern California's largest corporate donors. In 2014, GSB was recognized as a "Best For the World" company designated by the B Corp Lab using its point system for “Benefit Corporations,” which are profitable while benefiting its workers, its community and the environment.

 

Ken Margolis Associates, Consulting Media, Tech and App Marketing

Ken Margolis is an advertising and marketing consultant based in San Francisco/Silicon Valley. He has over 30 years of successful sales and sales-team leadership experience in the business and consumer technology marketplace. He has positioned both emerging and established media products to grow revenue with a client base of top brands and their advertising agencies. Ken Margolis Associates is his personal brand for consulting and leading teams of peer professionals to deliver outstanding results to his clients. Ken founded the first Interactive Rep firm in 1994 that later became Premium Network, a full-service online promotions organization, Ken conceived and produced the very first Internet fundraising Auction in 1995 for the Save The Earth Foundation. Today, Ken Margolis Associates specialties include: Promotion of Products, Services and Apps in media for Online, Mobile, In App, Radio and Print. Ken works with music industry talent and management on creative fundraising events and promotions.

Kevin Danaher, PhD, Co-Founder of Global Exchange, FairTradeUSA, and the Green Guardians
Dr. Kevin Danaher is a Co-Founder of Global Exchange, FairTradeUSA, and the Green Guardians. He is Co-Founder of the Green Festivals, two-day events that bring together hundreds of green economy companies, social justice and environmental organizations, speakers, live music, organic food and drink, and tens of thousands of attendees hungry for a transition to the green economy. He is a dynamic speaker and the author or editor of 13 books on the global political-economy, including his two latest, The Green Festival Reader: Fresh Ideas from Agents of Change; and Building the Green Economy: Success Stories from the Grassroots.


Bill McCarthy, Consulting - Media and Special Events
Bill is the Founder & Executive Director of the Unity Foundation, (www.unityfoundation.org). He is a Consultant that provides Media and Special Event solutions to non-profit organizations and socially responsible businesses. The consulting areas include: special event production, television production, and Internet broadcasts.


Eleanor Ramathandran
Global Business Development Manager
Eleanor Ramathandran is an innovative Global Business Development Manager that embraces and thrives in fast paced collaborative environments. She evangelizes strategic business partnerships and relationships to produce sustainable global business growth. Her skills include: developing and executing strategy, partnership development and collaboration, relationship management, winning new business, operational efficiencies, contract negotiations and problem resolution. Eleanor is an advocate for diversity and gender gap reduction in the technology industry. She is active with several non-profit groups and helps bring business resources to community service organizations.


Thomas McDonagh
Professional Driver & Tour Guide Founder, Original Tours and Events
Thomas McDonagh is the founder of Original Tours and Events, a provider of custom private tours that focus on San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Napa Valley/Sonoma Wine Country and Southern Marin. Tom has conducted thousands of tours, transporting passengers throughout the Bay Area and Central California. Clients he has driven for include: Apple, Google, Cisco, Yahoo, Levi's and educational institutions such as Stanford and UC Berkeley, and several celebrities. He provides a friendly and highly secure environment for both local VIPs and corporate accounts serving visiting clients of global distinction.


Eva Royale, Consultant & Community Organizer

Eva Royale is a consultant and an expert organizer of campaigns and fundraising events. A lifelong community activist, she has over 40 years of organizing experience with community, labor and political campaigns. Eva has a BA in Economics and La Raza Studies from San Francisco State University.

Eva directs the annual organizing of the Bay Area Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade and Festival and the annual Cesar E. Chavez Birthday Labor Breakfast in San Francisco. She has worked on over 20 political campaigns in positions from field organizer to campaign director. These campaigns include: Jesse Jackson for President, Latinos for Gore, Gray Davis for Governor, Nicole Parra for Assembly, Torklason for State Senate, Art Agnos and Willie Brown for Mayor. In 2003, Eva was the Development Director of the Dolores Huerta Foundation. She has developed and implemented fundraising plans, including a founding members program, a major donor program, a house party program and many special events. From 1990 to 2002, she was Regional Manager for the United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO. She led the campaign to re-name Army Street to Cesar Chavez Street in San Francisco. From 1984 to 1987, Eva was Staff Coordinator of the Mobilization for Peace Jobs and Justice, a Bay Area coalition of over 120 organizations - community, church, labor, student and peace groups.


Frank Pietronigro, Interdisciplinary Artist, Artronaut, New Media Professor, Author
Frank Pietronigro is an interdisciplinary artist, new media professor, author and founder of the Zero Gravity Arts Consortium. He teaches on campus and online at the graduate and undergraduate level in the Web Design New Media School at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Frank is focused on Interdisciplinary Arts, Space Arts, New Media Digital Design and Production. He is a skilled events producer specializing in cause-related marketing events production.



Stefan G.
Stefan G. is a first generation digital media designer and VJ who has been active in event video & multimedia since it's first boom in the late seventies. His career spans decades of high-tech culture, and has also done work in the areas of DJing, producing/remixing, music video, TV, film, print design, performance & theatre. He designs & performs shows on every scale, working with many diverse artists and companies. He has many years of successful experience creating visuals for concerts, dance events, corporate and cultural events & TV, as well as club residencies in SF, NY & London.


Damon M. Molloy
Videographer & Production Professional
Founder, Damon Molloy Productions
Damon M. Molloy is a second generation video professional with over 30 years experience producing content for Broadcast, In-House and Online distribution. He is the owner of DMP which was founded in 1974. Damon has a long legacy of providing professional video services for Advocacy, Non-Profit and Public Benefit PSA campaigns as well as Feature Length Documentaries. DMP produced 450+ episodes of the Late Night music, comedy and human interest program Potpourri a Video Forum and Cosmos San Francisco which aired on KTSF-TV 26 from 1990 – 2002. Other credits include: UN50 Documentary, UN60 Documentary, production company for the first 150 episodes of Positive Spin for FreeSpeechTV produced by Bill McCarthy and Unity Foundation. Damon is currently completing the feature length documentary “Stonewall: The Movement” Independently Produced by world renowned artist G. Mark Mulleian.



James Lincoln
Account Executive/Customer Service
James is a High Performance Customer Service & Sales Executive, and is adept at identifying and landing new clients, retaining account loyalties and meeting ongoing customer needs. He is experienced in the Trade/Consumer Show Industry, specializing in developing and implementing Home Improvement Shows, Home & Garden Shows, Consumer Festivals, Chinese Lantern Festivals and Street Fairs. Jim manages Exhibiting Sales & Services for 415TECH.



Aline Guetta Dinoia
International Sales & Marketing
Aline is a TV Hostess, Broadcast Media Professional and Producer of French American TV. She is an international marketing consultant based in San Francisco. Aline manages International Exhibiting Sales & Service for 415TECH.


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