Entrepreneurs, artists, programmers, CEOs, and more are heading to downtown Seattle for the 2014 Seattle Interactive Conference, running through Oct. 23.
Spanning and connecting issues from entrepreneurship to design and development, as well as personal growth, this signature event offers panels including: “The Future of Business Models,” looking at the sharing economy and where it’s headed; “Marketing that Learns: Practical Ways to Make Programmatic Advertising More Effective,” featuring a live demonstration of the Rocket Fuel insights platform; “Least Likely to Succeed,” looking at the real skills young people need today; and “The Art and Design of Hip Hop,” a talk by New York artist Cey Adams.
Adams, a founding creative director of Def Jam Recordings, was a contemporary of Jean Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring, and was featured in the PBS documentary about subway graffiti, “Style Wars,” Oct. 15 at 11:10 a.m. in Room 303.
Also speaking is IT marketer Michael King, founder of the iPullRank marketing company. He is also a recording artist. His talk is called “Make Some Noise,” Oct 16 at 10:10 a.m. in Room 202.
Weave Labs founder and CEO Nosa Omoigui will also be speaking on, “Deep Learning: The Future of Data Mining and What it Means for Your Brand,” Oct. 16 at 2:30 p.m. in Room 204.
Omoigui has formerly worked at Microsoft and Amazon, and holds dozens of patents on digital technology.
Barbara Pamplin, from Microsoft’s office of Global Digital Acquisition, speaks on “How Digital Markers Use Data and Marketing Technologies to Optimize the Customer Experience,” Oct. 15 at 11:10 a.m. in Room 301.
“We are thrilled to have so many innovators in one spot at SIC,” says Brian Rauschenbach, co-founder and curator at SIC. “And, we are fortunate that many of them are from our very own backyard.”
For more information go to www.seattleinteractive.com.