Former Atlanta Hawks VP, Creative Director
Managing Director, Content and Creative | Miami Dolphins
Terry White – Principal Worldwide Design & Photography Evangelist for Adobe Systems, Inc. Terry has been with Adobe for over 20 years and has extensive knowledge of Adobe’s Creative Professional product line. In his current position, he leads the charge of getting customers excited and educated about Adobe Creative Cloud products and services. Terry is an Adobe Certified Expert. In 2016 Terry White was the 34th inductee into the Photoshop Hall of Fame. He has been active in the industry for over 25 years and is the founder and past president of MacGroup-Detroit, “ Michigan’s largest Macintosh users group. Terry is the host of the top ranked award winning Adobe Creative Cloud TV and has one of the most popular channels on YouTube. He is also the author of Secrets of the Adobe Bridge and co-author of The iPhone Book, The iPhone Book 2nd Edition, The iPhone Book 3rd Edition, The iPhone Book 4th Edition, The iPhone Book 5th Edition, The iPhone Book 6th Edition and InDesign CS/CS2 Killer Tips.
Terry is a key presenter at major industry shows around the world.
Currently a Creative Director at PwC, Larissa Meek works with diverse teams of visual designers, UX designers, copywriters, developers, strategists and technologists. She believes that collaboration and passion are paramount when it comes to crafting exceptional user experiences across a variety of multi-platform engagements.
With over 14 years of experience working in digital, Larissa has designed for a variety of well-known brands across a vast number of industries including travel, retail, entertainment, celebrities, spirits, the public sector, pharmaceuticals and many more.
Before joining PwC in 2013 as part of the BGT acquisition, Larissa was Design Director at AgencyNet Interactive in Fort Lauderdale. During the 6.5 years spent at AgencyNet, Larissa worked on creative projects which resulted in several high-profile awards such as: Best in Show at SXSW, FWA awards, as well as the Webby.
Larissa has also spoken at a number of interactive conferences including SXSW, FOWD and Front End Design Conf, and was recognized as a leading female designer in the digital industry by .net Magazine and Smashing Magazine.
Larissa’s background in 3D animation and fine arts kick-started her passion for mixing creative problem solving with technology.
Eric Cornish is a full-time Graphic and MotionDesign Professor at Miami Dade College, within the School of Entertainment and Design Technology. Mr. Cornish has been active in the design industry as both an educator and design professional for over 15 years, producing print advertisements, website design and multimedia packages.
Daryl Shaw is founder and Chief Creative and Marketing Strategist of Royalty Marketing. Shaw has more than a decade of experience in integrated marketing, creative strategy and product / category management. Shaw has managed several Fortune 500 and corporate brands including Hanes, Dial Soap, Right Guard, Renuzit, Wrangler, Soft Scrub, Harley Davidson, Wells Fargo and Jersey Mike as well as entertainment industry clients such as Kevin Hart, Kelley Rowland and Shaquille O’Neal. Shaw is a graduate of Wake Forest University.
Jim Babbage’s passion to share knowledge, take photographs, and manipulate images led him to long-lasting careers in those areas as both a college professor and creative professional. Jim is the author of several books and video training titles, and written hundreds of articles on Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, Digital Fluency, and other general web and photography topics, has spoken at D3 in Miami, Adobe MAX, and other education focused conferences. Currently, Jim is a Senior Solutions Consultant for Adobe, supporting the Canadian and American educational sales team.
Learn more about Jim’s passion for photography at:
Executive Creative Director | PwC
- Parsons School of Design – MFA
- Runs workshops for Ironhack – hands on training on user research and Information Architecture
- Club President of Toastmasters for past 4yrs
Teaches courses in graphic design and web design to college students at the Associates level.
Experienced Sr. Art Director / UI-UX Designer with proven record of developing interactive, social marketing and advertising campaigns for the world’s most recognized brands. Leader in concept development and digital design (iPad and mobile applications). Campaign launch and corporate branding in General and US Hispanic markets. Launched and art directed direct mail campaigns. Award winning photographer “Art Takes Times Square by Artist Wanted”, blogger and artist “KDO” (ArtSpace). Founder of Kids Photography Book “MI Pequeña Cenicienta”
Ui/UX Design contractor, Founder of Studiouni.com and weunwined.com. Winner of Start up weekend, Creative Jam, and Best Miami Portfolio by ADC All Stars.
I have decades of experience in branding design, advertising, publishing, and direct marketing. With my design studio in Italy I supported Bruno Magli Shoes, Intersport (Europe’s leading sport fashion retailer), Limoni Group Profumerie (Europe’s equivalent to Sephora), and Art’e’ Spa (Europe’s largest art consignor).
Since joining Zimmerman, I have led all the branding re-design projects for clients including White Castle, Boost Mobile, Boston Market, Firehouse Subs, The Fresh Market, Tire Kingdom, Advance America, City Furniture and Ashley Furniture HomeStore.
Erman Erkur is an Award Winning, Associate Creative Director with over 15 years of expertise in a variety of design industries. He has worked in methods of design pertaining to Advertising, UI/UX, Web Design, App Design, Branding, Front End Development, Social Media Content Creation. He has produced work for brands like MTV, Comedy Central, White Castle, Dunkin Donuts, Jamba Juice, Sony, Marvel working at agencies like 360i, Ogilvy, PwC(formerly bgt). He currently works at Zimmerman Advertising.
Graphic Design / Web / Animation
My name is Leslie Wing Orúe, I earned my Master Degree from Digital Media Arts College in Boca Raton, Florida and my Bachelor Degree in Computer Animation from Miami International University of Art & Design (previously known as International Fine Arts College) (IFAC). I’m a creative professional with 14 years’ experience in all stages of design – motion graphics, visual effects, concept art, illustrations and web. Worked as Creative Director for El Penguin Inc., Wing-it Design, Web Master at Digital Media Arts College and Designer for Bouncynet , (Televisa). Professor at the college level teaching courses in Graphic, Illustration, Web Design and Animation field at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Miami Dade College, Devry University and Lynn University. I’m always exploring new ways to share my vision and creativity with the world.
Sahim is the founder of Zaid Designs, Inc., a full-service Internet Marketing & Advertising firm in South Florida. Zaid Designs serves clients in World-Class Construction & Architecture, Luxury Real-estate, Mega Yachts, Legal, Healthcare / Telemedicine, Manufacturing and Finance.
I have a general love for technology, art and startups. I’ve founded a number of startups (starting at the age of 13), been a tech exec a few times, consulted on some of the coolest problems on the internet, been a partner at a VC firm & now am pushing to new levels of pursuing my dreams by being a partner at Mad Dev.
Choosing passion and happiness has been the through line of my life and dictates nearly everything I do, and permeates everything that we do at Mad Dev. We feel incredibly passionate about every client we work with and every project we work on. Or we don’t work on it.