Connor Dickie

Connor Dickie is a scientist, artist, inventor and entrepreneur. His most recent project brought him to Tajikistan where he built and deployed a phone-answering/blogging robot in support of a national call-in poetry contest. Connor Dickie studies HCI at the Human Media Lab at Queen’s Univeristy, he was a Visiting Scholar at the MIT Media Lab and is a graduate of Singularity University at NASA Ames. This is his first time at CES. He is currently an Experience Director of the “Changing the World” conference for young innovators, and Creative Director at Kameraflage Inc., a company he founded to commercialize a new display technology.


Diana Eng

Diana Eng is a fashion designer who uses technology, math, and science to fabricate whimsical creations. Diana is author of the book, “Fashion
Geek: Clothes, Accessories, Tech” and cofounder of NYC Resistor. After starting her career on Bravo’s Emmy nominated Project Runway (season 2), Eng worked in the NYC fashion industry at Generra and in Victoria’s Secret research and development before starting her own line, Diana Eng, available at, DianaEng.com


Beck Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org) is an artist, tutorial maker, and associate editor for CRAFT and MAKE. She has a background in design and technology
from Parsons School of Design and enjoys freely sharing projects online, as well as doing sculpture, video, electronics, sewing, knitting, and cooking, sometimes all at once.


Fang-Yu Lin

Born in Taiwan, Fang-Yu Lin is a New York‐based new media artist and designer whose artwork reflects the interplay of human experience, culture and technology. His works have been featured in many venues, including Whitney Artport, Tate Online, Les Rencontres Internationales, Prix Ars Electronica, Seoul New Media Festival, Bauhaus Dessau, and SIGGRAPH. He holds a MFA in Design & Technology and a MS in Information.


Alison Lewis

Alison Lewis is one of Fast Company’s Most Influential Women in Technology. As leader in the DIY Tech movement, she brings femininity and style to technology. Her work has been featured in the NY Times, Associated Press, WWD, and on The Martha Stewart Show. Alison is the author of the book, Switch Craft and blog iheartswitch.com. She is also an Autodesk Scholar and an expert on the exponential technological trends of fashion.


Amanda Parkes

Amanda Parkes is a design technologist researching issues of distributed and parasitic energy in varied materials and biological systems. She
currently teaches in the Columbia University Department of Architecture and holds a PhD & M.S. from the MIT Media Lab and B.S. in Product Design from Stanford University.