Building the creative guild for the world


Photo by Miller Taylor at CreativeMornings in Raleigh, May 2014

Tina Roth Eisenberg started CreativeMornings (CM) in 2008. The premise was simple: a Friday morning mini conference with one speaker, breakfast and coffee. Anyone can attend, every talk is recorded, and the events are entirely free of charge. When I met Tina a few years later, her lecture series had gained traction in NYC and a dozen volunteers had started CM chapters in San Francisco, L.A., and Zurich.

CM events around the world

CreativeMornings is an organization that now fosters creativity on a worldwide scale. In three years, I’ve had the pleasure of leading a small HQ team to scale this global community into what it is today:

CM Cities


A new online experience

By 2013, CreativeMornings needed an online portal that could bring together its growing library of content and streamline the experience for community members. We launched a Kickstarter campaign which exceeded its goal in 24 hours and continued on to raise $79,374 from 1,200 backers.

Working closely with Erica Heinz for information architecture and Oak Studios through the design and development process, we relaunched on September 6, 2013. We consolidated 350 hours of talks from disparate video channels, collaborated with dozens of translators, and migrated historical event information from all over the web.

Today, organizers on six continents can manage their events, upload media and interact with community members all in one place.

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Photos from around the world

A few of my favorite shots from various CreativeMornings:

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