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. Look for project portfolios from our community of makers at makershare.com

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

Siana Alcorn

Maker Relations Manager

Shirley Avilla

Sponsor Relations Admin

Jennifer Blakeslee

Maker Faire Global Program Manager

Juliann Brown

Art Director, Make Magazine

Tami Jo Benson

Staffing & Operations Manager

Rob Bullington

Operations & Production Manager

Craig Couden

Editorial Production Manager

Matthew A. Dalton

Digital Community Product Manager

Dale Dougherty

Executive Chairman + CEO

Keith Hammond

Senior Editor

Michelle Hlubinka

Hands on Activity Director

Jess Hobbs

Content and Community

Sean Kincaid

Email Marketing Coordinator

Caleb Kraft

Senior Editor

Jay Kravitz

Content Producer and Curator

Katie Kunde

Senior Director of Partnerships & Programs

Mara Lincoln

Director of Media Operations

Kelly Marshall

Accounts Payable/Payroll Specialist

Sabrina Merlo

Managing Director, Events

Kerry Moore

Sr Events Operations Manager

Brigitte Mullin

Sr. Manager, Partnerships

Gillian Mutti

Marketing Manager Maker Faire

Nicole Ofeno

Maker Relations Assistant

Rio Roth-Barrerio

Web Application Developer

Sonia Russell

Travelers Manager

Mark Ryder

Transportation Manager

Mike Senese

Executive Editor

Cathy Shanahan

Director of HR & IT

Carl Smith, Jr.

Finance Manager

Todd Sotkiewicz


Lucia Stewart

Gates Manager

Alicia Williams

Senior Data Engineer