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Bringing Together the Brightest Minds in Innovation at Savannah’s Geekend

by Angela King

A two-day conference where Savannah’s hackers, hustlers, designers and makers converge — heck yeah!

The Creative Coast, which aims to nurture the Savannah, Georgia creative and innovative community, is gearing up for its fourth annual Geekend on February 2-3rd. The conference straddles the intersection where entrepreneurs, designers, developers, marketers and other creatives meet. The weekend packs in content-driven presentations, interactive workshops, and thought-provoking panels to spark conversations and push action to create, do, make and define tomorrow.

Are you curious and creative? If so, you need a Geekend.

Join your fellow geeks, AKA the brightest designers, coders, innovators, artists, technology mavericks, and forward-thinking entrepreneurs, this February in Savannah for two days packed with engaging speakers, fun-filled afterparties, and amazing networking opportunities. Get your tickets now for Geekend!

2017 Keynotes:

Jesse Cole, owner of the Savannah Bananas, motivational speaker and author of Business Done Differently.

Cole is the Owner of Fans First Entertainment, who own and operate the Savannah Bananas and the Gastonia Grizzlies. Cole’s teams have been awarded Organization of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Business of the Year and have won three CPL Championships. He is an in-demand speaker and author of “Find Your Yellow Tux – How to Be Successful by Standing Out” released in January 2018.

Devin O’Bryan, Design Internship Program Lead @ IBM Maelstrom.

Devin O’Bryan is a designer-educator with an eye for talent and a heart for cultivating that talent. He currently serves IBM’s Strategic Talent Program as design advocate and facilitator. His past 4 years have been filled with guiding and co-creating within IBM Corporate HR and IBM Design’s global education efforts with programs like IBM Design Bootcamp Experiences, IBM Designweek events, and building the award-winning Maelstrom internship program from scratch. In the 8 years prior to working with IBM, Devin was a graphic design professor at SCAD and the intern director of Working Class Studio. 

Featured photo created by Bckyrd

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