The Movable Type Idea Exchange

The Movable Type Idea Exchange
Event on 2013-10-16 08:30:00


The Movable Type Idea Exchange is an event for marketers, designers, developers, corporate IT departments and social media visionaries to hear from industry experts and exchange insight about what’s happening in blogging and the content management space, made up of a carefully curated group of guests, and from the company that launched one of the first commercial blogging platforms, spurring the ever growing exchange of content that continues to explode on a global basis.

Speakers Include:

Karen McGrane: If the internet is more awesome than it was in 1995, Karen would like to claim a very tiny piece of the credit. For more than 15 years Karen has helped businesses create better digital products through the power of user experience design and content strategy. She is Managing Partner at Bond Art + Science, a UX consultancy she founded in 2006, and formerly VP and National Lead for User Experience at Razorfish. She's led projects for dozens of publishing clients, including The New York Times, Condé Nast, The Atlantic, and Time Inc. Karen teaches Design Management in the MFA in Interaction Design program at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, which educates students on how to run successful projects, teams, and businesses. Her book, Content Strategy for Mobile, was published in 2012 by A Book Apart.

Deane Barker: Dean is a founding partner and business development director for Blend Interactive, a content management consultancy. Deane has spent most of his career workign in Web content management and has completed hundreds of integretions. Along the way, Deane has become fluent in web technologies and has been exposed to dozens of content management systems.

Jack Kaufman: Jack Kaufman is an 18 year old entrepreneur that has a passion for business and technology. He is the author of The Found a Business Book, which contains 33 interviews with successful technology entrepreneurs. Currently, Jack is a freshman at Haverford College. You can find The Found a Business Book at and you can follow Jack on Twitter @kaufman_jack.

Dan Wolfgang: Since mid-2003, Dan Wolfgand and his wife have been using Six Apart's Movable Type software, and writing tutorials and plugins for it. The Wolfgangs decided to turn this expertise into a business and career: uiNNOVATIONS,  a web development company focused on the user interface and Movable Type. In addition to Movable Type, Dan and his wife have a great deal of experience in customer/tech support, and providing training and education resources, plus the obvious: HTML, CSS, SEO, and lots of other acronyms.

Aaron Bailey: Aaron Bailey is founder and principal of 601am. Previously, Aaron was a web developer at NBCUniversal and has a broad background in CMS consulting and implementation. He has also appeared on CNBC and Sirius Satellite Radio as an online media expert.

Nob Seki: Nobuhiro (Nob) Seki, President and CEO, has led the acquisition of Movable Type and Six Apart brand in January 2011 from SAY Media, who acquired Six Apart in November 2010. Previously, he was served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Japan at Six Apart from December 2003 to January 2011. Prior to joining Six Apart, he was engaged in business development at Nikkei Business Publications after serving as Staff Editor contributing to Nikkei Computer for several years. Seki graduated from the University of Tokyo with a B.S. in Engineering and received an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Carnegie Mellon University.


Timeline of Events (Subject to Change)

8:30am – Introduction/Welcome

10:40am – Aaron Baily, 601am

11:15am – Dan Wolfgang and Gamify Demo

12:00pm-  Lunch

1:15pm –  Karen McGrane

2:15pm – Digital Influence Group Speaker (TBD)

3:15 pm – Jack Kaufman

3:45 pm – ArckCloud Demo (TBD)

4:10pm  – Nob Seki's Panel

5:10pm – Wrap-Up


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135 West Eighteenth Street NewYork NY 10011
New York, United States

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