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Business Web Practices Speaker Series (2018)

Fall 2018 Schedule

Business Web Practices Speaker Series

Produced by Bruce Elgort
Instructor at Clark College

Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way
Vancouver, WA 98661

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Speaker Schedule

September 26th at 4:00 PM in Foster Auditorium
Aaron Hockley – Photography & WordCamp Speaker

Session Title: A Passionate Intersection: Technology, Photography and Social Media

October 3rd at 4:00 PM in Foster Auditorium
Jason Wright – Chief Operations Officer, Webfor
Session Title: The Creatives Journey to Real Success

October 10th at 4:00 PM in Foster Auditorium
Steven Howlsey – Digital Strategist, Gravitate
Session Title: Paving Your Way Into Tech

October 17th at 4:00 PM in Foster Auditorium
Nathan Webster – CEO/Co-Founder, Nathan Webster and Associates

October 22 at 4:00 PM in SHL 125
Belal Sejouk – Web Developer, Northwest Media Collective

October 24th at 4:00 PM in Foster Auditorium
Micah Godbolt – Design system advocate, speaker, trainer, and Program Manager for the Fabric design system at Microsoft

October 31st at 4:00 PM in Foster Auditorium
Peter Ramsing – Software Developer, XPO Logistics
Sonja Olson – Software Engineer, XPO Logistics

November 7th at 4:00 PM in Foster Auditorium
Lindsey Norberg – Johnson Bixby Associates
Adeena Rose Wade – Washington State University

November 14th at 4:00 PM in Foster Auditorium
Dale Chumbley – Realtor, Real Living Real Estate

November 19th at 4:00 PM in SHL 125 in SHL 125
Remote from Canada
Alan Lepofsky – VP and Principal Analyst – Collaboration Software, Constellation Research

November 21st at 4:00 PM in Foster Auditorium
Remote from Ireland
Paul Mooney – Sales Director, Bluewave

November 28th at 4:00 PM in Foster Auditorium
Robert Hughes – Department Head and Professor, Clark College

December 5th at 4:00 PM in Foster Auditorium
Sophie Banner – Mission Marketer // Communications Specialist // Creative Strategist, City of Vancouver
Andrew Jeffers – City of Vancouver

Speaker Bios

Aaron Hockley

Photography & WordCamp Speaker

Hi there, I’m Aaron Hockley. I use photography to tell stories and share imagery of the world. I love working with businesses, organizations, and individuals to provide top-notch photographs that can empower them to share their story and reach further towards their goals.

Jason Wright

Chief Operations Officer
Webfor

Jason Wright

Jason joins the Webfor team with over ten years of customer service, project management and multimedia experience. In the last 6+ years Jason has managed a plethora of client contracts as a Program Manager and Digital Marketing Specialist. Processes and system development come as second nature for Jason and while they’re key, his ultimate goal is to deliver a great experience for our clients.

With two degrees from Clark College, Jason possesses the skills and knowledge to deliver complete clarity in regards to scope and processes while effectively managing a project schedule.

When not at work, Jason puts on the cowl to develop independent film projects he writes, produces and directs. He also finds time to hike the Columbia River Gorge, explore the Portland Metro area and bird watch.

Steven Howlsey

Digital Strategist
Gravitate

Steven Howsley

Hello! I love my work in digital marketing and web design. I focus most of my time on research-informed strategies that improve user-experience, SEO, analytics tracking, and overall conversions.

I am a University of Oregon alumn, chronic optimist, and an eager learner. Outside of my marketing work I compose music, operate a music licensing website (SongTub.com) and help organize the VanTechy meetup group.

Currently accepting ping-pong opponents and cups of coffee, let’s talk!

Nathan Webster

CEO/Co-Founder
Nathan Webster and Associates

Nathan Webster

Mr. Social Entrepreneur is Nathan A Webster. He’s co-founder and CEO at NW & Associates, LLC. He was born and raised in Vancouver, WA. Nathan’s number one love is being a dad to all his kiddos, but when they’re not hanging out his hobbies are soccer, bowling, and fishing. Other than that, he’s hustling to make dreams come true.

You’ll find his passion is contagious and full of energy. As a strong believer in God’s grace and mercy, Nathan’s calling came from a late-night session chat with his Creator. Unbeknownst to his career path, this was the start of Nathan’s career as Mr. Social Entrepreneur by starting Dream Big Community Center.

His nonprofit Dream Big was his platform and brainchild in 2004. As they became incorporated in 2006 and earned the 501c3 in 2007, Nathan faced much opposition. In his journey of helping the youth and their families, he didn’t have much support. Hence, the nickname Mr. Social Entrepreneur.

Belal Sejouk

Web Developer
Northwest Media Collective

Belal Sejouk

I am a web and mobile developer. I highly enjoy the software development process, especially the presentation of it. I take interest in how people interact with technology, to develop useful, friendly and engaging UI’s. Portfolio at: http://belalsejouk.com

Micah Godbolt

Senior Technical Program Manager at Microsoft
Microsoft

Micah Godbolt

Design system advocate, speaker, trainer, and writer, Micah Godbolt is the Program Manager for the Fabric design system at Microsoft. He blogs at micahgodbolt.com where you can find links to his book, workshops and conference talks.

Peter Ramsing

Software Developer
XPO Logistics

A determined software developer, with a focus on web applications, marketing site development, business strategy, and software team leadership.

Peter offers a unique skillset with experience maintaining the largest CSS grid for PostCSS, developing large-scale web applications, and jump-starting software teams to perform beyond expectations.

Sonja Olson

Software Engineer
XPO Logistics

Sonja Olson

Lindsey Norberg

Johnson Bixby Associates

Linsey Norberg

Lindsey is an artist and creator who brings her passion for design to the work we do at Johnson Bixby. She applies her craft like she lives her life—with gusto and courage—and infuses the office with boundless energy.

In addition to being a top-notch designer, Lindsey is also a skilled photographer and illustrator. She loves the art of interactive design and is a continuous learner of brand development. Prior to joining Johnson Bixby, Lindsey helped spearhead the branding and website redesign of Clark Community College and managed social media for local companies in the restaurant industry.

Adeena Rose Wade

Washington State University

Adeena Rose Wade

Adeena Rose Wade is a creator and life-long learner passionate about making connections, building community and helping others grow into the best version of themselves. Dubbed a “quadruple threat,” Adeena is known as a photographer, writer, designer and webmaster, but has a diverse range of skills that have her working with non-profits and businesses both big and small. At 23, she’s worked for Sunlight Supply, the Portland Rose Festival and Washington State University Vancouver, where she’s currently employed in the Office of Marketing and Communications. Adeena is a double-degree student at the university studying integrated strategic communications, psychology and women’s studies. While her jam-packed calendar requires the stamina of an over-achieving teenager, her inner 70-year-old wants to wake up at the Oregon Coast to a grande, decaf, non-fat, two-pump mocha and endless reading material.

Dale Chumbley

Realtor
Real Living Real Estate

Dale Chumbley

Dale Chumbley is a 2nd generation REALTOR® in Vancouver, Washington who has been selling real estate since 1994. He also spent 8 years working in the Clark County Department of Assessment & GIS in the Land Records Department. This experience gives Dale a knowledge and expertise that no other REALTOR® in Clark County, WA has. He was named by Inman News one of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in the country for 2010. He is the founder of 365 Things To Do In Vancouver, WA on Facebook. In 2014 Dale served as his local Association’s President and was named REALTOR® of the Year. Dale was named one of The Top 20 Social Influencers of Residential Real Estate 2016 by Swanepoel Power 200 nationally. In 2016 he served as VP of Membership for Washington REALTORS®. He is currently a National Director for the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), Chair of the 2018 Consumer Communications Committee for NAR and President Elect for Washington REALTORS®.

Dale is recognized nationally for his mix of traditional real estate and technologically cutting-edge marketing. In his spare time, Dale enjoys CrossFit, photography, musical theatre and sharing his city with anyone who will pay attention.

Dale has been seen on the stage at industry events such as Inman Connect New York and San Francisco, Inman Agent Reboots, REBarCamps across the country, a variety of events in Vancouver, BC and Toronto, Hawaii Association of REALTORS® Annual Conference, WA Association of REALTORS Leadership Conference, NAR MidYear and Annual Conference, CRS Sellabration, Florida YPN, RETSO, BuzzRE and BuzzRE Orange County. Non-industry events such as #140Conf and Back Fence PDX.

Alan Lepofsky

VP and Principal Analyst – Collaboration Software
Constellation Research

Alan Lepofsky

Alan Lepofsky is VP and Principal Analyst at Constellation Research, where he covers the Future of Work, with a focus on Employee Experience for both personal productivity and team collaboration. His areas of expertise include both the cultural aspects of how work is changing as well as the technology that supports these changes.

Paul Mooney

Sales Director
Bluewave

Paul Mooney

Paul is a Salesforce consultant and certified administrator, advanced Administrator, service and sales cloud consultant and instructor for Salesforce. Over the past 20 years, Paul Mooney has involved himself in enterprise infrastructure projects around the world. A large proportion of his time was involved using the IBM collaboration and middleware stack planning, implementing and troubleshooting deployments, upgrades, migrations and more.

During this period, Paul’s primary employer has been Bluewave Technology, where he holds the position of senior technical architect. Bluewave a leading services and consultancy company, was founded in Ireland, but now has offices in the UK. The majority of staff are mobile, operating on customer sites in Ireland, the UK and around the world.

Paul has presented at many conferences globally and authored multiple technical white papers on various infrastructure topics. His blog site (www.pmooney.net) has been in operation for 14 years and is used as a technical resource for numerous online communities. He was recognised by IBM as ICS champion for 3 consecutive years.

Paul is very keen on motorbikes.

Robert Hughes

Department Head and Professor
Clark College

Robert Hughes

Sophie Banner

Mission Marketer // Communications Specialist // Creative Strategist, City of Vancouver
City of Vancouver

Sophie Banner

Andrew Jeffers
City of Vancouver

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