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Global event strategist, Adobe
Event marketing manager, Twitter
Owner, Shannon Leahy Events
Senior creative account director, Blueprint Studios
global event strategist, Adobe
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.
owner, Shannon Leahy Events
Shannon Leahy Rosenbaum, owner of Shannon Leahy Events, plans and designs stunning weddings and events from her studio in San Francisco. A Shannon Leahy event is characterized by clean line design, a carefully orchestrated flow, and incredible attention to detail. Shannon has been published in Martha Stewart Weddings, Brides California as well as numerous blogs. Recently named one of San Francisco’s top four planners by 7x7 magazine and one of the top 50 planners in the country by Martha Stewart Weddings, she is renowned for her ability to remain calm in stressful situations and is beloved for her candor and creativity. Clients who come to Shannon for her keen eye for design, her wealth of wedding knowledge and her easygoing nature often become lifelong friends.
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.