10 Aug August 10, 2016 – UberFacts’ Kris Sanchez & Savvy Millennial’s Savannah Peterson
Kris Sanchez joined Twitter in 2009 and committed to tweeting “useless facts” every day. Now, @UberFacts has more than 13 million followers and is one of the 150 most followed handles. Kris is considered one of the most influential people in social media after turning UberFacts into a multimillion-dollar business. His hobby has become a global brand and a mainstay in social media. Reflecting his love for bizarre, unimportant and mind-boggling information, UberFacts has become a social media marvel by providing quick-hitting and mindless entertainment that appeal to people of all ages, backgrounds and social standings.
Savannah Peterson – Forbes 30 Under 30 and Founder of Savvy Millennial
Savannah Peterson is a hustler and serial entrepreneur. Named to the 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 list in Consumer Technology, Savannah is a respected voice in innovation. Savannah is the Founder of Savvy Millennial, where she helps the people, products and brands she loves grow. 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. 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.