Peter Rojas is a partner at betaworks ventures, a seed stage fund based in New York and San Francisco. Prior to co-founding betaworks ventures he was VP of Strategy at AOL, as well as co-director of Alpha, the company's experimental products group. He is also the co-founder several startups, including Weblogs Inc. (acquired by AOL in 2005), where he created and was the founding editor of tech sites Engadget and Joystiq; music site RCRD LBL; gdgt, a social commerce platform (acquired by AOL in 2013); gadget blog Gizmodo (now part of Gawker Media); and Hackaday (now part of SupplyFrame).
Duleesha Kulasooriya is the lead strategist for Deloitte's Center for the Edge, a Silicon-Valley based think-tank focused on original research and substantive points of view for new models of corporate growth in a world disrupted by the digital revolution and changing practices in the workplace.
Josh Walton of the Rockwell Group discussed how their design projects are about finding and exploring the blur between physical and digital.
Speaking at PSFK CONFERENCE SAN FRANCISCO, Chase Jarvis of CreativeLIVE elaborated on the importance of a creative education.