Technical, Creative Media Production Expert & UVC Community Connector
Co-founder of Evolving Media Network, a creative web studio and production company in Kingston, NY. As a principal at EMN, Kale has twelve years of commercial experience in all forms of technical and creative media production.
He is most passionate about human interest storytelling, community-building events, and creating opportunity for economic growth through innovation as seen through the Hudson Valley Tech Meetup, a group he co-founded to bring together the growing Hudson Valley technology community.
In partnership with AT&T, HVTM launched the AT&T Tech Valley Civic App Challenge in early 2015. Kale is currently at work on Catskills Conf, a conference he co-founded that welcomes creative technologists from all corners of the globe to experience a uniquely diverse weekend-long program combining tech and startup innovation, the stunning upstate New York landscape, and the finest food, drink, and music in the land.
Kale also volunteers on the Board of Directors for the Hudson Valley regional non-profit organization, Re>Think Local and as the Director of Technology for the national non-profit O+ Festival. He happily lives in Kingston with his wife Caitlin and their two daughters.