Our host Mark Beers will be moderating the panel "Professional Geek: How to Turn Your Passion into A Career", featuring some of our favorite professional geeks at Indy Pop Con on Saturday, August 20th.
Saturday, June 20th in Room 1 at 2:30 pm
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 N. River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018
About the panel:
A panel of professional geeks from various industries, including comic book creators, music composers for video games and movies, video advertising producers, digital marketing gurus, professional entertainers, and journalists offer the audience sage advice for how to break into your chosen creative industry, and tell some funny stories of how they got into the jobs they’re in now. Includes a discussion on the different ways that being a geek can help you become a better professional, and advice on everything from copyright law to networking, and turning your favorite thing into your career.
This panel is ideal for aspiring and professional creatives alike, students, and young geeks looking to explore their professional options.
Marz Timms, Entertainer (Mortal Kombat, The Chicago Bulls)
Wesley Sun, Communications at Sun Bros Studios
Keisha Howard, Founder The Sugar Gamers & The BlazeBreakers
Carlyn Hill, Blog Editor at Threadless
Devin Delaney, Composer at Noise-Floor
Blaire Knight-Graves, Executive Producer at Professional Geek Podcast
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