Community Manager and Tech Evangelist in New York
I love geeks, tech, photography, knitting, beer, travel, robots, sporks, Michigan State University, popcorn and screencasting.
I'm a Michigan transplant living in New York. I work for Microsoft as a Field Community Program Manager with their industry leading global community programs, Microsoft’s Most Valued Professional (MVP) and Regional Directors (RD). I am a passionate community program manager who works with both offline and online technical communities.
Prior to working at Microsoft, I was the Chief Evangelist at TechSmith for Snagit, Camtasia, Jing, Camtasia Relay, ScreenChomp and Coach's Eye... I was also the Product Manager for Camtasia and Training Manager at TechSmith.
My job is all about community and our users.
I help organize Tech Events around the world such as ScreencastCamp, DemoCamp Lansing, GiveCamp, Ignite Lansing, TEDxLansing, Hackers & Hustlers, Michigan Girl Geek Dinners, MidMichigan Tweetups...
I've been featured in interviews by Forbes, US News & World Report Magazine, Business Week, CBS MoneyWatch, Sales and Marketing Magazine, FastCompany Magazine, CNN, ClickZ, Marketing Profs, and GLWoman.
My photos have been featured in: Wired, Huffington Post, Mashable, ReadWrite, BuzzFeed, Business Insider, Forbes, Newsweek, ZDNet, and Lonely Planet.