Kristin Territo, BADAS 2004, is the founder and owner of her own business, KT Design Company (KTDC). The award-winning multimedia digital agency specializes in sports production, digital signage, motion graphics, video production, creative services, and more. Before being a business owner, Kristin gained over 13 years of industry experience as…


Mohan Zalake, MSDAS 2017, is a Ph.D. Student in Human-Centered Computing at the University of Florida. He works in the Virtual Experiences Research Group as an investigator of embodied conversational agents (ECAs), which are digital 3-D characters that converse with humans through natural language-style dialogues. …


Matt Ebling, MADAS 2018, is currently a Video Editor at Grammarly. He is a motion graphic artist with experience in animation and design. Matt has also previously worked as a UI designer, marketing artist, and in freelance digital work.

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Collin Holmes, BADAS 2005, is an Associate Creative Director of Entertainment at VaynerMedia with over 14 years of experience in advertising, creative design, and UI design. Previously, he has worked on projects that utilize responsive mobile campaigns, code-based animations, 360 VR immersive video, multi-screen OOH activations, and more.

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Lauren Jarrard, BSDAS 2006, is currently an iOS Manager at Discovery Inc. She has over 14 years of experience in the digital media and mobile application industries, having worked as a software developer and now manager since her graduation from the University of Florida.

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Alexis McGuffin, BSDAS 2004, is the director of Business Development and a vice president at Suffolk Construction in New York City. Before coming on board with Suffolk this spring, she worked in project management, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and Virtual Design & Construction (VDC).

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Alison McGuire, MADAS 2014, currently works as an Instructional Designer at George Washington University. She has a background in audio/visual support, graphic design, and educational technology. Some of her specialties include video production and encoding, web design (HTML and WordPress), and the Adobe Creative Suite Canvas.

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Brandon Schmittling, BADAS 2004, has worked in the digital arts, cybersecurity, and product design industries for over 16 years since he graduated from the University of Florida. He is currently an Associate Director of Product Design at Tripadvisor in Singapore.

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Andy Shipsides, BSDAS 2003, works as the President of ARRI Rental, North America. His company works with camera, grip, and lighting equipment for the digital industry. After Andy graduated from the University of Florida, he studied Film and Television at the Savannah College of Art and Design. …


Rob Stark, BSDAS 2010, is the founder of Bespeckle Inc. He previously worked for over ten years in software engineering roles for companies such as Altera, Ayasdi, and Google, before starting his current business, where he and his team work to integrate geospatial data software with Cloud technology.

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