Advisory Board Maker Faire Bay Area 2019
The Maker Faire Advisory Board is comprised of individuals that make a big difference in the maker community. They are leaders and givers, and make Maker Faire better by extending our networks, contributing programming ideas, and participating in the event itself.
Evan and Katelyn
Makers and Content Creators
Evan & Katelyn are husband & wife makers/frequent high fivers who want to make ALL THE THINGS! Their YouTube channel covers a range of projects: woodworking, digital fabrication, home improvement, & more. Their goal is to get more people excited about making & show what’s possible when you try new things.
Head Maker: I Like to Make Stuff
Bob likes to make stuff whether it’s music, websites, software, furniture, vintage scooters or motorcycles He is the father offour, husband of one and loves his life completely! He left the software industry to make stuff for a living and started I Like to Make Stuff.
Director of Silicon Valley Robotics
Andra Keay is the Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics and the founder of the Robot Launch global startup competition and a mentor, investor and advisor to startups, accelerators and think tanks, with a strong interest in commercializing socially positive robotics and AI, shared on “The Robot State” site.
Cosplayer and costume designer Jackie Craft has taken her passion for costume and prop making and turned it into a career. Her goal is to spread her confidence and enthusiasm for cosplay to as many interested crafters as possible while trying to make their journey a little easier through her love of pattern making.
CEO & Co-founder Magnitude.io
Having built and sold his first dotcom in the 1990’s, Ted has been building Internet relationships since 1994. With leading work at Knight Ridder Digital and global brand experience at digital agency Millions of Us, Ted brings a unique perspective to modern experiential learning through the implementation of science and engineering based on the Next Generation Science Standards.
Open Source Hardware Designer
Drew Fustini is an Open Source Hardware designer at @OSHPark. Board member @BeagleBoardOrg Foundation. Maintainer of @Adafruit BeagleBone Python library.
President, Ace Monster Toys
Rachel Sadd (aka Crafty) is an independent consultant in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. She has yet to choose one discipline and can be frequently found consulting on anything from unique wearables to front-end development to design and more. During the last four years she has also amused herself sewing, herding cats and hacking culture at AMT and several other Bay Area maker/artist spaces.
Blogger, Illustrator and Journalist
Mark Frauenfelder is founding editor-in-chief of Make:, the founder of Boing Boing (boingboing.net), and editor-in-chief of Cool-Tools.org. He was an editor at Wired from 1993-1998, the founding editor of Wired.com, and is the author of 7 books. He's currently a research director at Institute for the Future. His latest book is Maker Dad.
Executive Director, Nation of Makers
Dorothy Jones-DavisDorothy is co-founder and Executive Director of NationofMakers.org, co-producer of the National Maker Faire and the DC Mini Maker Faire. She aspires to enable solutions to the world’s challenges through the collective skills of the diverse maker community.