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​Mercedes Rose and Paige McKenzie - 2018 Portland Creative Conference (Cre8con) speakers
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 (Cre8con) 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 (Cre8con) speaker
Ronnie Wright (Nike)
Ronnie Wright Sr. Footwear Design Director, Nike: Nike by You 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...
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Alice Bird - 2018 Portland Creative Conference (Cre8con) speaker
Alice Bird (LAIKA)
Alice Bird Art Director LAIKA LinkedIn LAIKA Alice Bird is one of LAIKA’s most creative contributors.  She was art director on the Oscar®-nominated and BAFTA Award-winning Kubo and the Two Strings and was assistant art director on The Boxtrolls, which also garnered Oscar, Golden Globe, PGA and BAFTA nominations.  She was nominated for a Visual Effects Society award...
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Chuck Klosterman - 2018 Portland Creative Conference (Cre8con) 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 - 2018 Portland Creative Conference (Cre8con) speaker
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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Portugal. The Man. John Gourley & Zach Carothers - 2018 Portland Creative Conference (Cre8con) speakers
John Gourley & Zach Carothers, Portugal. The Man.
John Gourley & Zach Carothers Portugal. The Man. Band website John Gourley is the co-founder, songwriter, lead singer and lead guitarist for Portugal. The Man. Zach Carothers is the other co-founder of the band, and plays bass. They are 2018 Grammy winners, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, for the Billboard #1 hit song "Feel It Still". The...
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Kiki Wolfkill - 2018 Portland Creative Conference (Cre8con) 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 (2017)
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 (2017)
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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