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Coat Tale Productions
Paige McKenzie & Mercedes Rose
Paige McKenzie & Mercedes Rose Actors, Producers, Writers Mother & Daughter Creative Team Website YouTube Channel Book series ​Mercedes Rose and Paige McKenzie are mother and daughter as well as producing partners under the name Coat Tale Productions. Started in 2010, Coat Tale Productions produces content for the web, film and television as well as the...
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Richard Ting - 2018 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Richard Ting | (R/GA agency)
Richard Ting EVP, Global Chief Design Officer @flytip LinkedIn Agency Website As EVP, Global Chief Design Officer, Richard unifies all of R/GA’s design disciplines to foster even greater integration between R/GA’s capabilities including Mobile IoT, Social, Commerce, Prototype Studio, Experiential, and Data Science & Visualization. Richard is also responsible for growing and evolving R/GA’s data...
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Ronnie Wright - 2018 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Ronnie Wright (Nike)
Ronnie Wright Footwear Design Director, Jordan Brand @ Nike LinkedIn Music Facebook Page I was… Born and raised in Portland, Ore…  a child of the 60’s. Why is this key…? My parents were afro hippies with soul power and a love for God, creativity and music lol... Thus, I have a spiritual center for love...
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Arianne Sutner - 2018 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Arianne Sutner (LAIKA)
Arianne Sutner Producer and Head of Production LAIKA LinkedIn LAIKA Arianne Sutner is LAIKA's Head of Production and shares Producer credits with Travis Knight on ParaNorman, Kubo and the Two Strings and Missing Link, the recently announced fifth LAIKA film, which will be released in Spring 2019 by Annapurna Pictures. Missing Link features an all star...
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Chuck Klosterman - 2018 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Chuck Klosterman (Author)
Chuck Klosterman New York Times bestselling author, writer for ESPN, GQ, Esquire, and Spin @CKlosterman Website Amazon Chuck Klosterman is the bestselling author of eight books of nonfiction (including Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs; But What If We’re Wrong?; and Chuck Klosterman X) and two novels (Downtown Owl and The Visible Man). He has written...
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Raamla Mohamed
Raamla Mohamed (ABC’s Scandal)
Raamla Mohamed Writer, Producer IMDb page Raamla Mohamed was born and raised in Los Angeles. After graduating from Columbia University with a double major in English Literature and Film Studies, Raamla went on to receive her MFA in Writing for Film and Television at the University of Southern California. Not long after graduating, Raamla worked...
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John Gourley - 2018 Portland Creative Conference
John Gourley (Portugal. The Man.)
John Gourley Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist Portugal. The Man. Band website John Gourley is the co-founder, songwriter, lead singer and lead guitarist for Portugal. The Man. He is a 2018 Grammy winner, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, for the Billboard #1 hit song "Feel It Still". The song is the biggest Billboard cross-over hit in 5 years and broke the Billboard record...
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Kiki Wolfkill - 2018 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Kiki Wolfkill (Halo franchise)
Kiki Wolfkill Studio Head of Halo Franchise Transmedia LinkedIn Website In her role as head of Halo Transmedia at 343 Industries, Kiki Wolfkill brings together both her creative background and production leadership to help her team deliver on the next Halo chapter across all media.  In 2013 Kiki was named one of the 10 Most...
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Shawn Levy - 2017 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Shawn Levy
Shawn Levy Bestselling Author (Paul Newman: A Life, Rat Pack Confidential), Film Critic, Educator @shawnlevy Personal Website Shawn Levy has written eight books, including the bestsellers "Rat Pack Confidential: Frank, Dean, Sammy, Peter, Joey and the Last Great Showbiz Party" and "Paul Newman:  A Life", and the cultural histories "Ready, Steady, Go: The Smashing Rise...
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Lidia Yuknavitch - 2017 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Lidia Yuknavitch
Lidia Yuknavitch Bestselling Author (The Small Backs of Children),  2016 Oregon Book Award's Ken Kesey Award for Fiction, Educator @LidiaYuknavitch Personal Website Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of the new novel The Book of Joan, as well as the National Bestselling novel The Small Backs of Children, winner of the 2016 Oregon Book Award's Ken...
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