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SPEAKER, INNOVATOR, & COMMUNITY STRATEGIST

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Savannah Peterson

Founder, Speaker, Innovator, & Community Strategist

About Savannah

Savannah Peterson is the Founder and Chief Unicorn of Savvy Millennial where she helps the people, products and brands she loves grow. Savannah was named to the 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 list in Consumer Technology, and is a respected voice in innovation and community engagement.

Savannah works with authors, startups and companies, developing go-to-market strategies and building communities. She thrives on product development and launch journey and is a super-connector of people, resources and audiences. Prior to Savvy Millennial, Savannah was the Director of Innovation Strategy at Massive Labs & Speck Design where she helped create new consumer electronics. In her New York City life, Savannah was the Director of Global Community at Shapeways, the world's largest 3D Printing community, where she empowered and enabled over 25,000 3D Printing businesses.

A true hardware nerd, Savannah has helped friends, clients, and fellow creatives raise over $4.5M through crowdfunding. Before diving head first into design, Savannah worked at Fox Sports Northwest, the Center for Communication and Civic Engagement at the University of Washington, and founded her own Social Media Marketing Agency, Savvy Marketing Seattle. She travels the world as a public speaker, most recently featured at the Air New Zealand Inspiring Voices series, Kiwi Landing Pad Sales and Marketing Jam, South by Southwest, the Silicon Beached Festival, the Ford Research and Innovation Lab, Gasparilla Interactive, Social Fresh and more. An avid mentor for women and men in tech, she mentors and teaches at Stanford, NYU, and PACE University.

She has been featured in/on Forbes, the BBC, NBC, The Wall Street Journal, Gizmodo, CNET, The Verge, and others. When not geeking out, she’s tasting wine and romping through the wild blue yonder with her rescue mutt, Martini. Savannah thrives on empowering innovative minds. This takes shape in many forms; keynote speaking, panel moderating, teaching, mentoring, livestreaming, vlogging, podcasting, hosting and any other excuse to have fun in front of a creative audience. I would love to contribute to your event, show, or conference content, shoot me an email and let’s chat: PeacefulSavannah@gmail.com.

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Videos

Writing

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    The Silk Road Less Traveled: Henan, China

    Dozens of people raved to me about China in anticipation of my trip there as North American Delegate for the Henan Tourism Board. Only two rogue voices in the crowd-sourced Facebook world of opinions dare deviate. “It’s

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    Beyond the Embargo: Sneaking into Cuba 10 Years Before Obama Did

    10 years ago I snuck into Cuba. I’m an American, and this violated our embargo with them. Spending money on the island meant risking 10 years in prison and a fine up to $250,000. I had just finished

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Events

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    Auckland Techweek: International Judge Selection

    I was honored to be asked to judge the Young Achievers Award for Auckland Hi-Tech week this year. I joined a lineup of stellar other international judges for the event, and got to meet some incredible kiwi

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    Hacking Transportation: Panel with Uber, Hyperloop & StartupBus

    On May 13th, Jeremiah Owyang fearlessly moderated Hyperloop co-founder Shervin Pishevar, Uber Developer Experience Lead Chris Messina, Director of StartupBus Europ Keit Kollo and myself in a panel discussing the future of transportation. Held at Uber’s illusive

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Podcasts

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    Spring Apple Predictions with Vincenzo Landino & Jason Yarborough

    I had the pleasure of sitting down with Vincenzo Landino a few days before the Apple Announcement in mid-March. See how accurate we were, and learn about my androgynously sized hands and why smaller may be better

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    Color 3D Printing: TCT Podcast

    Curious about multicolor 3D printing? Tune in to this TCT Podcast featuring Raphael and I from Shapeways, Adobe, Mcor Technologies, Faberdashery and Spectrom. http://app.stitcher.com/splayer/f/56601/37955084

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Press

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    Auckland Techweek: International Judge Selection

    I was honored to be asked to judge the Young Achievers Award for Auckland Hi-Tech week this year. I joined a lineup of stellar other international judges for the event, and got to meet some incredible kiwi

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    What is World Class? Air New Zealand Inspiring Voices Feature

    Air New Zealand recently started a new series called “Inspiring Voices” that asks thought leaders around the globe “what is world class?” Alongside Tam Tam McQueen and Ned Dyer, I took the #AirNZVoices stage in Christchurch and

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