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Director of event design and strategy, Match Events
Senior creative account director, Blueprint Studios
Event marketing manager, Twitter
Senior creative director, George P. Johnson Experience Marketing
director of event design and strategy, Match Events
Lakshmi Rengarajan is director of event design and strategy at Match Events, where the goal is to design events that get people crossing the room and meeting each other. She's especially interested in designing for conversation and finding ways to help Match events complement and fuel the online dating experience. Prior to joining Match, she developed and launched Me So Far, an event series with a focus on creating spaces in the dating world with an emphasis on personal stories and in-person interaction.
senior creative account director, Blueprint Studios
Kaia Jacobi began her career in 2004 in event production and began doing design and sales in 2007. She joined forces with Blueprint Studios and has been specializing in activating primarily corporate, high-tech brands in the Bay Area, as well as nationally and internationally. Defining a visual voice for her clients often complex and multi-layered brand I.D. is a source of motivation and challenge she shared.
event marketing manager, Twitter
Kristine Yapp has been in the event industry for more than seven years. She is currently an event manager and strategist on the global business marketing team at Twitter, where she is responsible for major industry events for the revenue team. This includes the Lady Gaga and Katy Perry Tour sponsorships, the Social Good Summit, and the Target Standard Spectacular. Before joining Twitter in 2014, Kristine worked at Mashable and Mother New York, where she managed and produced a variety of music tour sponsorships, festivals, award shows, brand stunts, and conferences.
senior creative director, George P. Johnson Experience Marketing
As senior creative director at George P. Johnson Experience Marketing, Suzanne has led teams to create unique brand experiences for companies such as Salesforce, Cisco, and Rodan & Fields. Prior to joining the team, Suzanne worked on a vast range of projects, including large-scale hospitality projects, exclusive nightclubs, luxurious private residences, exhibit design and branded retail installations, and fashion-forward luxury product development and start-up branding. This diverse knowledge base and her collaborative mentality have allowed her to approach any project with a positive and determined attitude.