Our Team

Headquartered in San Francisco, Make: is a global platform that allows Makers come together to learn, share, make, and collaborate. The launch of Make: magazine in 2005, followed by Maker Faire in 2006, jumpstarted a worldwide Maker Movement which is transforming innovation, culture, and education. The publisher of the popular “Getting Started With” and “Learning By Discovery” book series, Make: editorial content can be found online at makezine.com, its e-commerce at makershed.com, and its online learning for kids at makercamp.com.

San Franciso Headquarters
1700 Montgomery Street, Suite 240,
San Francisco, CA 94111
Sebastopol Office
1005 Gravenstein Hwy N,
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Laurie Barton


David Beauchamp

Front-end Developer

Cecily Benzon

Sr. Manager, Partnerships

Jennifer Blakeslee

Maker Faire Global Program Manager

Juliann Brown

Art Director, Make Magazine

Craig Couden

Editorial Production Manager

Matthew A. Dalton

Digital Community Product Manager

Patrick DiJusto

Editor, Make: Books

Dale Dougherty

Executive Chairman + CEO

Keith Hammond

Senior Editor

Sherry Huss

Vice President

Sandra Ibrahim

Maker Faire Global Admin

Jay Johnston

Warehouse Technician

Caleb Kraft

Senior Editor

Katie Kunde

Senior Director of Partnerships & Programs

Mara Lincoln

Director of Media Operations

Jazmine M. Livingston

Engineering Manager

Kelly Marshall

Accounts Payable/Payroll Specialist

Sabrina Merlo

Managing Director, Events

Brigitte Mullin

Sr. Manager, Partnerships

Bill Olson

Maker Faire Global Web Producer

Jordan Ramée

Editorial Intern

Mike Senese

Executive Editor

Cathy Shanahan

Director of HR & IT

Sue Singh

Billing Analyst

Todd Sotkiewicz


Roger Stewart

Editorial Director

Sarah Struck

Digital Art Director

Hep Svadja

Photo Editor

Ian Wang

B2C Product Marketing Manager

Clair Whitmer

Senior Director, Consumer Experience

Alicia Williams

Senior Data Engineer

Tyler Winegarner

Sr. Video Producer