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Ian Cross

Ian Cross

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Ian Cross is the founder and CEO of I-SITE, an award-winning interactive design and marketing firm based in Philadelphia. He has led the company from a start-up to a nationally recognized firm with a broad range of clients that include National Dairy Council, Anacostia Watershed Society, Virunga National Park and Deloitte,

With a background in ergonomics, marketing and entrepreneurship, Ian is highly active in the Philadelphia region’s economic development community. He co-founded PANMA, the Philadelphia New Media Association, and has served on the boards of a number of regional organizations focused on the creative economy. He currently chairs the Creative Economy Committee of Philadelphia Mayor Nutter’s Cultural Advisory Council.

Born and raised in England, Ian holds a degree in Ergonomics from Loughborough University. He serves on the boards of the Greater Philadelphia British American Business Council as Vice President of Communications, The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians and the Multicultural Youth exchange, an arts-education nonprofit he co-founded in 2002 with his wife Josette Bonafino.

A lover of travel, real ale and Swindon Town F.C., Ian resides in Old City, Philadelphia.


Emerging Topics
Location: Room 207 A
Ian Cross (I-SITE), Paolo Gaudiano (Aleria PBC), Patrick Meier (Ushahidi), Lukas Biewald (Weights & Biases)
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How can technology platforms be used to improve communities? A mix of nonprofits, startup companies and established players will demonstrate their "tech for civic good" projects. Read more.
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  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • ESRI
  • Microsoft
  • Palantir Technologies
  • Google
  • Oracle
  • EffectiveUI
  • EveryBlock
  • Intuit QuickBase
  • JackBe
  • MarkLogic
  • NetApp
  • NIC
  • OpenText
  • Sapient
  • Spigit
  • Synteractive/Smartronix
  • Microsoft
  • Government Executive Media Group
  • Nextgov

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