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 President at Add3 digital marketing 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, air-cooled VWs and has an extensive vinyl record collection of 7,000+ pieces.

Gloria Connors

Production Director 

Los Angeles born Rock & Roller turned Seattleite; Gloria Connors has over 25 years of experience in the music business and entrepreneurship. She is a self-made woman, engineer, art collector and a proud mom. Gloria is an expert producer of controlled chaos, on stage and off. Founder of Connors & Co., Gloria toured with various artists until she got tired of being the only woman on the bus. Now, she can be found carving her way down the mountain with her Connors & Co. team debating Yacht Rock vs. Real Rock. She’s a trailblazer & music lover at heart that is 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.