Storytelling for Technology
Meet The Speakers!
Creative Director, Uskippable Experiments; Google
Matt is a creative director at Google's Unskippable Labs, a group that runs creative experiments in attention for YouTube advertisers everywhere. Formally office lead for SapientRazorfish Boston, and ECD at Arnold, Matt is a twice-failed restaurateur and avid fly fisherman. Two kids, two dogs and a house eternally under construction in Gloucester.
Partner / Executive Producer, Hero4Hire Creative
Hero4Hire Creative is a three time Emmy nominated, full service production company specializing in animation, mixed media, motion graphics, design and visual effects. From idea generation to execution, we do it all!
Allison Dressler Kramer joined Hero4Hire Creative in 2011 as executive producer and became partner in 2013. Her other titles at Hero4Hire include writer, creative director, ﬁnancial advisor, accountant, marketing head, sales rep, supreme scheduler, budgeting guru, mom and therapist.
Partner / Creative Director, Hero4Hire Creative
Evan Sussman founded Hero4Hire Creative in 2010 after PBS picked up his web series, three-time Emmy nominated Fizzy’s Lunch Lab. Hero4Hire’s ﬁrst project was to animate the web series and it quickly expanded to motion graphics and commercial work.
These days Evan is busy at Hero4Hire overseeing a broad range of projects and continues to create content for places like Nickelodeon, Nick Jr. and Sesame Studios. He also worked as the Director of Post Production on series ranging from Between the Lions for PBS to Assy McGee for Adult Swim. Next, at Powderhouse Productions Evan designed opens, in show graphics and logos for leading networks like Discovery Channel and Animal Planet.
Creative Technologist, Bose
Justin McCahill is a Creative Technologist at the Bose Corporation specializing in new media. He has a passion for storytelling and enjoy using innovative and technical solutions for solving business problems. Justin’s background is in video production and development and sees more overlap between the two every day. From Virtual Reality and 360 video production to drones and beyond the bridge between technology and creativity keeps every day exciting.
Founding Partner, Convertiv
Chris has dedicated his career to helping companies of all sizes align their technical vision with their stated business and marketing objectives. Since founding Convertiv in 2009, he has led the successful design and enablement of digital marketing initiatives/programs for hundreds of companies including Hologic, Snyder's Lance and NetScout.
Prior to Convertiv, Chris was a vital part of the business development team at Collaborative Consulting, an enterprise-class business and technology strategy firm that was acquired by CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A).