Katie Krawczyk & Dan Gigante

February 8, 8:30am - 10:00am EST. Hosted at Central Library

part of a series on Symmetry

About the speaker

➤ Katie has over 15 years of broad-ranging experience in public and private sector work in Buffalo, NY, Washington, DC, New York City and Seoul, Korea. She has extensive expertise in developing and implementing targeted communications strategies aimed at reaching internal and external stakeholders, as well as the media. Katie has a proven track record of managing a wide range of successful creative projects, and is particularly adept at making strategic recommendations tailored to an organization’s unique needs, goals and objectives. Katie currently resides on the boards for the Richardson Center Corporation and the Eric Wood Fund, and is a founding board member of K-8 charter school Persistence Preparatory Academy.

➤ Dan is a seasoned web developer, mobile app developer and technical advisor with more than 20 years of experience building custom solutions for a variety of businesses, including Mattel, Birds Eye Foods and North American Breweries. Earlier in his career, Dan co-founded clevermethod, a local web development company, which he helped grow to a Fortune 5000 business. He also founded You and Who, a social good tee-shirt company now operating as 26 Shirts; was a founding organizer for Startup Weekend Buffalo; and co-chair for BarCamp Buffalo 2014. Dan has served on several nonprofit boards, including March of Dimes, American Cancer Society and InfoTech Niagara, and currently resides on the advisory board for WBFO/WNED. He is also a member of the Rotary Club of Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Named one of Buffalo Business First’s 40 Under 40 in 2013, Dan is a tireless advocate for the start-up and tech community in Western New York.

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Additional details

This event will be in the Collections Gallery, on the Central Library’s top floor. Read more about getting to the library here.

Photo from Beth Insalaco.

All of our events are completely waste-free, so please Bring Your Own Mug (and cloth napkin, if you’re feeling extra green).

Photo from CreativeMornings/St. Pete.