About

The annual Seattle Interactive Conference is a two-day event celebrating the convergence of online technology, creativity, and emerging trends in one of the world's most innovative cities.  SIC brings together entrepreneurs, developers and online business professionals from throughout the US and beyond for a powerful combination of in-depth presentations, networking opportunities, and uniquely Seattle social events.   Attendees have the rare opportunity to explore disruptive technologies and business models with visionary thinkers and peers in areas ranging from online commerce and social media to gaming, interactive advertising, entertainment, and much more.

 

SIC Founders

Brian Rauschenbach

Curator (@rauschenbach

Born as an army brat in the heart of the Steel City of Youngstown, OH, raised in Germany and California. Brian is a principal and co-founder in Add3 interactive agency, serial entrepreneur, proud dad, Arsenal soccer fan, and a retired DJ who has been an active internet industry leader since April 1996. He's a lefty, prefers tequila and has an extensive vinyl record collection of over 7,000 pieces.

Gloria Connors

Production Director 

Los Angeles born Rock & Roller, engineer, production director, entrepreneur, art collector & a proud mom; Weekly snowboarder, expert producer of controlled chaos on stage and off; Enjoys long debates on Yacht Rock vs. Real Rock; Toured until she got tired of being the only woman on the bus; Founder of Connors & Company Events Inc., she has 25 years experience in the music business & still in love with a loud guitar even if she can't hear it.

Cathy Mabee

Programming/Sponsorship (@mabes1

15 year Microsoft veteran, primarily in roles for the Microsoft Advertising and Trade Marketing teams; Spokane native, Ballard local; Board member of the Northwest Internet Advertising Group (NWIAG).  Spends time raising money for local fundraising organizations such as The Team Jesse Foundation and The Inbetweener; Enjoys traveling to faraway places, neighborhood art walks, road trips, and polar bear plunges.

Mark Peterson

PR / Communications 

Montana native and Syracuse University alum/apologist; Two decades of PR leadership experience for public and privately held technology, commercial, and nonprofit ventures in US and abroad; History buff and outdoorsman who lived in West Berlin at height of Cold War and counts Queen Anne Hill, Mt. Baker Ski Area, Mt. Everest Base Camp and his couch among favorite places; Co-founder of LardButt.com, dedicated to below-average athletes and weekend warriors.

Meet the Seattle Interactive Conference 2014 Advisory Board.