Presenting Sponsor

mozilla

Our mission is to ensure the Internet is a global public resource, open and accessible to all. An Internet that truly puts people first, where individuals can shape their own experience and are empowered, safe and independent. At Mozilla, we’re a global community of technologists, thinkers and builders working together to keep the Internet alive and accessible, so people worldwide can be informed contributors and creators of the Web. We believe this act of human collaboration across an open platform is essential to individual growth and our collective future. Read the Mozilla Manifesto to learn even more about the values and principles that guide the pursuit of our mission. Mozilla is proud to be a sponsor of TEDxMarin.

Audi

Premier Sponsor

Audi Marin is one of the top performing Audi dealerships in the United States and has proudly served Marin County and its surrounding areas for over 25 years. We are located in northern California and currently hold a Magna Society status, a status awarded by Audi corporate to their top performing dealers.

Our mission is generally focused on customer delight, innovation and positive experiences. We go above and beyond to earn customer loyalty. With an outstanding sales, service experience, integrity, and enthusiasm we focus on meeting and striving to exceed customers’ expectations.

It’s no mystery what makes our Audi dealership so special. Our friendly and professional staff works every day to assure that buying and maintaining your car is as efficient and stress-free as possible. Rest assured that you’ll always be treated like family as we strive to serve the automotive needs of drivers around Oakland, San Francisco, Marin County, and Sonoma County.— see more at: www.audimarin.com

Autodesk

Premier Sponsor

Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. For more information visit autodesk.com or follow @autodesk.

Bay Club

Partner

Founded in 1977, The Bay Club (formerly Western Athletic Clubs) is an active lifestyle and hospitality company with a network of 24 modern country clubs across 10 campuses—five in Northern California (Marin, San Francisco, Redwood Shores, Silicon Valley and Los Gatos) and five in Southern California (Santa Barbara, San Diego and three in Los Angeles). With 60,000 square feet of luxurious facilities located in the scenic North Bay, Bay Club Marin is your everyday active lifestyle escape and home of the Sanctuary Spa. As part of the Marin Campus, members have access to the only squash courts in Marin, innovative group classes such as MyRide+, Pilates, a 25-yard indoor pool, and our team of certified personal trainers. We also offer complimentary childcare to help you get the most out of your workout.

Whatever you need to live life to the happiest, it’s all at the Bay Club.

BioMarin

Gold Sponsor

BioMarin provides breakthrough treatments to patients around the world suffering from rare genetic diseases and develops and commercializes innovative biopharmaceuticals for serious diseases and medical conditions. At BioMarin, our strategy is to develop first-to-market or best-in-class therapies which make big differences in the lives of the small number of patients suffering from serious or rare orphan diseases.

Blue Practice

Partner

Blue Practice is a collection of senior-level creative and strategic communications specialists. Over two decades, we’ve collectively launched and helped brand more than 200 technology companies and products, built broad advocacy coalitions, and managed national marketing initiatives and product launches in the fields of technology, consumer goods, sustainability, architecture and design.

At Blue Practice, we use our collective expertise toward supporting tomorrow’s transformative technologies and products. We hope to help promote the innovations and ideas that will solve crucial global issues and move markets to sustainability.

Branditecture

Partner

All great brands begin with ideas. We combine an understanding of you, your audiences and your competition to develop your brand platform and key strategies for your success. Successful brands have a memorable voice. We help you identify what you need to say and how to say it. Exceptional brands are instantly recognizable. We bring your brand to life in compelling and unforgettable ways.

California Film Institute

Innovator Showcase

The California Film Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating and promoting film and media arts through the presentation of the internationally acclaimed Mill Valley Film Festival, now in it’s 39th year, the ongoing cultivation of the next generation of filmmakers and film lovers through CFI Education, which features a broad range of activities, including screenings, Q&A sessions and seminars with top international and local filmmakers & industry professionals as well as a rich program of classes and hands-on-workshops. Additionally, CFI acts as a year-round film-centric town hall with a diverse calendar of programming at the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, one of the leading non-profit independent theatres in the country. The art of storytelling through film enables CFI to touch 275k guests throughout the year with films and events that entertain as well as address a breadth of social, environmental and cultural issues.

The California Film Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and is largely donor and member supported. Your membership provides key support for our mission of celebrating and promoting film as art and education. For more information about membership visit http://www.cafilm.org

Caramia Design

Partner

I have served up tasteful design work for many different markets: consumer products, financial services and non-profits, building a broad foundation of expertise in many graphic design techniques and styles. My strength as a freelance graphic designer lies in organizing text into concise and engaging layouts, while incorporating graphic elements to create handsome and readable documents and websites.

College of Marin

Premier Sponsor

The College of Marin is a community college in Marin County, California, U.S., with two campuses, one in Kentfield, and the second in Novato. It is the only institution operated by the Marin Community College District. Its chief executive officer is currently Superintendent/President David Wain Coon, Ed.D.

College of Marin has been in operation since 1926. Each semester about 10,000 students are enrolled in over 1,100 credit classes. Approximately 100 international students participate in College of Marin’s International Student Program. Nearly 6,000 students attend the College’s many community education and community services classes. College of Marin is known for its theatre department, which has the highest transfer acceptance to Juilliard for any two-year college in the nation.

DeepFlight

Innovator Showcase

DeepFlight Adventures is a joint venture between DeepFlight, a leading submarine manufacturer based in the Point Richmond, CA, and Rainbowfish Ocean Technology, a leader in the research and development of deep ocean technology in Shanghai China. The partners formed the company with the goal of building a global business based on providing access to the oceans in a unique and exciting way. DeepFlight Adventures partners with luxury resorts who want to provide their guests with the extraordinary experience of underwater flight excursions. The first resort location opens in 2017 in the Maldives.

Take Flight. Get Inspired. There’s nothing like flying through the water. Go on a DeepFlight adventure today.

To learn more, visit www.deepflight-adventures.com and www.deepflight.com