Alex Chung

June 21, 8:30am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space)

part of a series on Wonder

About the speaker

Alex Chung is currently the founder and CEO of Giphy, the people who bring you all the GIFs.

Before founding Giphy, he worked on hardware at Intel and music videos at MTV as well as over a dozen startups over the last 20 years.

He was named on Business Insider’s Top 25 most influential technologists in New York, Ad Age’s 50 most creative people, Fast Company’s most creative people in business right next to Beyoncé, and has degrees in philosophy, computer engineering, and graphic design.

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Additional details

Our volunteer sign interpreter, Canara Price, joins us again this month.

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Reserved seats are available for anyone who is Deaf or hard of hearing. Email us to reserve a ticket.

About our interpreter: Canara Price volunteers in the deaf community as an interpreter for civil rights organizations, churches, and several schools and agencies. She is the founder and executive director of People’s Theatre, Inc., a non-profit organization exposing under privileged communities to the performing arts. She has produced and/or directed over 40 productions with this company. She is also an award winning producer and director as well as a member of Black Deaf Advocates, the SAG/AFTRA, National Association of Black Journalists, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and the National Council of Negro Women.

We have a musical guest this month!

Sarah Goldstone is a pianist, keyboardist, vocalist, violinist, and composer based in Brooklyn, NY. She holds degrees from Boston University (philosophy, musicology) and Mannes The New School for Music (piano performance). Classically trained, she currently performs, records, and tours in a wide variety of genres. TV appearances include Conan, The Today Show, Later With Jools Holland and Good Morning America. Venues of note are Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, the Ryman Auditorium and the Fillmore in San Francisco. She has played at Coachella, Byron Bay Bluesfest, New Orleans Jazz Festival, Madcool Madrid, among many others. Over the years, she has toured and recorded on keys with Hurray for the Riff Raff, How to Dress Well, Ex Reyes, Matt Sucich, Alex Winston, Merrily James, Alison Sudol, and Rocket and the Ghost. Her first ep of solo music will be released in 2019. You can follow Sarah on Instagram: @sargold