Sonoma County’s skewed economic development matters to everyone.
What should you do?
Stay golden:
• Hire local
• Support your schools

• Demand diversity
• Join your community
• Bring you...
HIRE LOCAL
SUPPORT YOUR SCHOOLS
DEMAND DIVERSITY
JOIN YOUR COMMUNITY
BRING YOUR FRIENDS
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Ignite Sebastopol 9: "Paradise Lost" by Josh Simmons
Ignite Sebastopol 9: "Paradise Lost" by Josh Simmons
Ignite Sebastopol 9: "Paradise Lost" by Josh Simmons
Ignite Sebastopol 9: "Paradise Lost" by Josh Simmons
Ignite Sebastopol 9: "Paradise Lost" by Josh Simmons
Ignite Sebastopol 9: "Paradise Lost" by Josh Simmons
Ignite Sebastopol 9: "Paradise Lost" by Josh Simmons
Ignite Sebastopol 9: "Paradise Lost" by Josh Simmons
Ignite Sebastopol 9: "Paradise Lost" by Josh Simmons
Ignite Sebastopol 9: "Paradise Lost" by Josh Simmons
Ignite Sebastopol 9: "Paradise Lost" by Josh Simmons
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Running Web & Interactive Media Professionals (WIMP) revealed structural issues in Sonoma County's economic policy, and while that's an abstract idea, it has a very real impact on all of us. This Ignite preso forced me to finally distill my thoughts and present them in a succinct way.

Video available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCG6j1yXAjk

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Ignite Sebastopol 9: "Paradise Lost" by Josh Simmons

  1. 1. Paradise Lost Or, why Sonoma County’s skewed economic development matters to you. @joshsimmons | biz + tech + science + art = a whole lot of geek
  2. 2. Sonoma County’s skewed economic development matters to everyone.
  3. 3. What should you do? Stay golden: • Hire local • Support your schools • Demand diversity • Join your community • Bring your friends
  4. 4. HIRE LOCAL
  5. 5. SUPPORT YOUR SCHOOLS
  6. 6. DEMAND DIVERSITY
  7. 7. JOIN YOUR COMMUNITY
  8. 8. BRING YOUR FRIENDS
  9. 9. chimeraarts.org a maker space for artists, inventors, and mad scientists. beawimp.org a community of designers, developers, and marketers. cmedialab.org public access 2.0 is being defined in our own backyard. psmgnorthbay.com a community of professional services marketers. sepyes.com hyper local business incubation and coworking. sonomacounty.golocal.coop bringing together local merchants and telling their stories. northbayihub.com an umbrella org working to harmonize economic development efforts and centralize resources for the business community.
  10. 10. Photography by Arken Studios. Other sources: • • • • • • • • • • 21st Century “Bliss” (vineyard in the hills) http://bit.ly/1e23eJ1 (Flickr: Tony Immoos) Original-ish “Bliss” (just the hills) http://bit.ly/1cHr5N1 House of Cards http://bit.ly/1e23isr (Flickr: karilan) SRJC (Flickr: Rob Testorelli) http://bit.ly/18TpO2A Neon Brain http://bit.ly/etL9pu Visit Sonoma Wine Country | Official Site http://www.sonomacounty.com/ (11/13) Iceberg – original source unknown Commuter Town http://bit.ly/18blyT (Wikimedia Commons) Rohnert Park Aerial http://bit.ly/1jqjy7I (Flickr: cocoi_m) Kauffman Foundation’s Study http://bit.ly/1e4yE1v joshuasimmons.name | @joshsimmons philosophy, psychology, technology president @beawimp community manager, programming @oreillymedia

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