Savannah Peterson is a 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 in Consumer Technology and known voice in the hardware space. Savannah advises and consults with companies and entrepreneurs alike, working to apply new technologies and develop innovative products with them. She thrives on the go-to-market journey and is a facilitation hub of ideas, resources, and engineering.
Prior to joining Speck Design, Savannah was the Director of Global Community at Shapeways, the world’s largest 3D Printing community, where she empowered and enabled the over 25,000 3D Printing businesses. A true hardware nerd, Savannah has helped friends, clients, and fellow creatives raise over $4.5M through crowd funding. Before diving head first into a design, Savannah worked at Fox Sports Northwest, the Center for Communication and Civic Engagement at the University of Washington, and founded her own Social Media Marketing Agency, Savvy Marketing Seattle.
She travels the world as a public speaker, most recently featured at the Silicon Beached Festival, the Ford Research and Innovation Lab, SXSW, a three city tour of New Zealand for #NZSMJ and last year’s inaugural Gasparilla Interactive. An avid mentor for women and men in tech, she mentors and teaches at Stanford, NYU, and PACE University. She has been featured in/on Forbes, the BBC, NBC, The Wall Street Journal, Gizmodo, CNET, The Verge, and much more.
When not geeking out, she’s tasting wine and romping through the wild blue yonder with her rescue mutt, Martini. She encourages you to say hi on twitter @SavIsSavvy.