Dress: Business Casual
FindSpark Day in the Life Dinners offer an intimate, comfortable environment where you can network with a small group of established creatives and gain in-depth insight about their role and where they work.
Attendees will enjoy a short, engaging presentation from each speaker, open discussion and casual conversation, Q&A and ice breakers, and delicious eats from Bareburger. You’ll come away with inspiration, new connections and friends.
Our 2014 FindSpark Dinner lineup features FindSpark speaker alumni from leading New York companies including CollegeHumor, Seventeen Magazine, and The New York Times.
Featured Speakers for Thursday, June 12th:
H . Caldwell Tanner
During the day, Caldwell works full time as the Head Illustrator for CollegeHumor.com. At night he staves off both sleep and sanity to work on his personal comic site, Loldwell.com. He was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee and then spent four years in North Carolina perfecting the art of blowing off class to draw comics. He currently lives in New York city with a bunch of other people, some of whom he knows.
Along with connecting with Caldwell via social media make sure to check out his website.
Luke Li, otherwise known as lukeiscrazyman was made in China, but grew up in the U.S. He has a BA in interior design and an MA in advertising. According to his Linkedin, he is an idea person, an art director both visually and conceptually, and a creative presenter. He is also a dancer, a TV host, and a full-time crazy man. Luke Li consider himself a new-generation creative that’s passionate about technology, culture, and believes he is a representative of innovative media techniques. You can learn more about me by googling lukeiscrazyman.
Coordinator, Program Scheduling
Proud graduate of Hofstra University, Brian started working for NBCUniversal when we joined the NBC Page Program. Leading tours around NBC Studios and working Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Saturday Night Live were just a few of the exciting things he was able to experience. While in the program, he was on assignment for Human Resources and then brand marketing for USA Network. He ended up moving to his current position in the network’s Programming Department as Coordinator for Program Scheduling. A foodie at heart, Brian runs a food (and DIY project) blog with his fiancee called “Lilies and Loafers.”
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Your Dinner is Provided by Bareburger
Bareburger is a micro-chain of organic burger restaurants that offer mouth-watering organic burgers and sandwiches, fresh salads, delicious shakes and sharable snacks in environmentally sustainable, eco-friendly locations. They believe organic food tastes better and is better for you, and that sourcing ingredients locally benefits our communities. The Bareburger menu features a variety of meats, including traditional beef, chicken, turkey and lamb; exotic options such as elk, bison, ostrich and boar; and mushroom, veggie and black bean burgers for our vegetarian and vegan guests. Bareburger also offers a number of savory and sweet salads, organic beer and wine, and kid-friendly cubby meals for the littlest diners. To learn more, please visit www.bareburger.com.