Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

Katie Rast: Community Organizer, Educator, Fabricator

DayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationsVideo Coverage
Saturday12:00 PM12:15 PM

Co-founder of FabLab San Diego and digital fabricator Katie Rast is dedicated to the idea that every student can be a uniquely successful learner and that healthy communities begin with empowered, engaged and inspired individuals.


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Presenters:

Travis Good — Contributing Editor

MAKE

Travis Good is currently focusing on the transformative potential of the maker movement in libraries, science museums, schools, and civic government. In his quest to understand trends, he has visited 28 incubators, 95 makerspaces, and four fab labs while also chairing a start-up incubator and co-founding a makerspace in Virginia. Recently, to learn the new ways of making he spent six weeks working hands-on at TechShop. To share his learnings and catalyze change he collaborates with Maker Media, is a Contributing Editor for MAKE Magazine, writes for the ALA, MAKEzine and others, and Travis regularly presents at conferences. His broader agenda is available at www.GoodPursuits.com. In a prior life, Travis served as VP of Technology and Operations for AOL Latin America, where he led the development of Latin America-specific content and technology capabilities while launching and scaling operations in four countries. Before that, he held a variety of management positions at AOL including VP of International, Director of Product Marketing, and General Manager of GNN. Prior to this he server in sales and management at GE Information Services, including being founding General Manager of operations in Mexico. Lastly, he specialized in international finance at Citibank. Travis earned an International MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, a BS in Industrial Engineering and a BS in Finance from Oregon State University.

Katie Rast


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