Speaking engagements, from meetup meetings to conferences and events.
After years of working at a variety of fast-paced startups, I’ve had the opportunity to wear many hats, learn as I go, and gain exposure to all aspects of the business.
At Quokka, we specialize in helping small businesses and startups succeed through website development, product strategy, and growth marketing.
We use agile methodologies to skip the waste, and effectively build what will create the most impact for your business.
Managed the marketing campaign for our pilot workshop in January 2020, leading to 5x applicants than expected.
Conducted market research interviews and organized two rounds of user testing, located in four different cities to achieve key insights for our product team.
Developed VR environments and mobile content with Unity and C# programming.
Strategized brand messaging and product launch plan for flagship AR art app, Spatiate, available on Magic Leap, iOS, and Android.
Designed and built the product website, created email campaigns, and organized social plan to drive hype and excitement over the experience.
Managed marketing design team to build content based on value props and target audience data.
Launched marketing campaigns resulting in 2.6x in education revenue in 1.5 months.
Leveraged CRM to rapidly build data-driven campaigns and generate leads.
I’ve had the opportunity to work on some incredible projects and organizations over the years, exploring new forms of storytelling, journalism, and live production.
Managed an executive board of 12 students to produce events, provide workshops, industry opportunities, and build a community for our 1500 members.
Launched the first Incubator program, allowing 32 students to form teams to receive mentorship, inspiration, and education throughout the school year to bring their projects across the finish line.
This is the story of a virtual dog, Arnold, as he interacts with your real environment in augmented reality. ARnold was developed for the Microsoft Hololens, and has now been reformatted and ported to ARKit.
As a producer, I oversaw the user experience, storytelling narrative, and marketing. In addition, I spearheaded a marketing promo video that reached 7.8K organically.
ARnold won first place at the VRSC Student Festival at USC in the Augmented Reality Division.
Within the VR Journalism group (JoVRnalim), I produced the story about toxic dust at the Salton Sea in collaboration with the Desert Sun publication (USA Today).
After conceptualizing the narrative, we conducted interviews, filmed 360 videos, and edited them into final stories.
We won the international journalism award at the Online News Association Conference and Awards Banquet in 2017.
Showrunner and Executive Producer of the music show, Soundstage, broadcasted live weekly.
Other than the “big picture” work of a showrunner, I delegated the production team, booked talent, and continued to push the boundaries of the show with Facebook Live, Instagram Stories, 360 video, and other forms of distribution.
During the Fall 2017 Trojan Vision banquet, we won the award for Best Weekly Show.
A few highlights from the blog, containing a wide spectrum of topics. It tends to be whatever’s on my mind at that moment.
I’m always happy to meet new people, feel free to send me an email or connect on social.