Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

The Bay Lights

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Leo Villareal

Leo Villareal is known internationally for his light sculptures and site-specific architectural works.His art is part of the permanent collections of prestigious museums including the Museum of Modern

Xeni Jardin

Founding partner & co-editor of award winning blog Boing Boing. Executive Producer and host of Webby-honored "Boing Boing Video," online and in-flight on Virgin America. Contributed to NPR, Wired, NYT, LAT, Guardian, CNN, MSNBC; frequently-sought tech expert in broadcast news. Founding board member, Freedom of the Press Foundation. Loves music, is a Zero-G junkie, named a plane. Multilingual. Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. Status: Alive.

Amy Critchett

The Bay Lights' Executive Producer Amy Critchett is passion, energy, creativity, caring and innovation personified. In leading the development and management of Leo Villareal's largest artwork to date, she built community, grew international awareness and assembled a world-class team to produce this complex and highly creative ongoing event. She is also Executive Director of THE BAY LIGHTS presenting organization Illuminate the Arts, a San Francisco non-profit dedicated to the creation and presentation of community-activating public art. As Principal of AC Eclectic Creative Services Worldwide, her clients include Chip Conley, the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management, Linden Labs, NASA and Woolsey For Congress. Amy co-directed the launch of ZeroOne: The Art and Technology Network and its biannual international arts festival, and she was part of the initial team that launched and built WIRED Magazine. She held Executive Producer posts at cutting-edge convergence cable startups ZDTV and Oxygen Media, followed by roles as Director of Marketing for online leaders One Economy and Uth TV.

Saeed Shahmirzai

Zoon Engineering

Senior Construction Manager at Zoon Engineering was formerly Senior Construction Manager at Parsons Brinkerhoff , Senior Construction Engineer at California Department of Transportation and Project Manager / Project Engineer at Bay Cities Paving & Grading. It is through Saeeds leadership and relationships The Bay Lights technical team as come together. He has worked with the individuals on the team and their perspective companies on major infrastructure projects for over 20 years.


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