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Friday, August 14 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wearable Tech+Design: Cracking Mainstream Trends

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The speed of innovation in the Internet of Things is at an all-time high with new products and devices constantly coming to market and this is just the beginning. Within the next five years, wearables like the Apple Watch will be as important as smartphones are today. We have yet to see which will break through to bring these technologies mainstream, but how will these products shape how we create the news and engage with our audiences? 

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Frank Bi

Editorial Engineer, The Verge
@Frankiebi | Frank Bi is an editorial engineer at The Verge, a technology news website that covers the intersection of technology, science, art and culture. At The Verge, Frank designs and builds news apps, interactives and data visualizations. Previously, Frank was a reporter at Forbes Magazine where he worked on stories around data and drones. A Minnesota native, he graduated from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities... Read More →

Speakers
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Christina Farr

Digital Health Editor, KQED
@chrissyfarr | Christina Farr is the editor and host of KQED's Future of You, which focuses in the intersection of health and technology. She was previously with Reuters, covering digital health and Apple and before that, she reported for Venture Beat.
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Charlton Soesanto

Head of Software Product Management, Misfit
@charltonys | Charlton is the Head of Software Product Management at Misfit, which invents and manufactures wearable and smart home products. Before diving into the health and connected home space, he led mobile growth products at LinkedIn.
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Aaron Tilley

Staff writer, Forbes
@aatilley | At Forbes, Aaron Tilley covers the growing world of Internet-connected hardware and chip companies, among other things. Tilley has been at Forbes for two years now. He started out as a producer but switched to a staff writer position. His career so far has mostly been in business journalism.


Friday August 14, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
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