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John Dimatos

John Dimatos
Community specialist for product and technology, Kickstarter

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John Dimatos is a Project Specialist for the Design and Technology categories at Kickstarter. Previously he was head of applications at MakerBot Industries where he oversaw the launch of the original replicator, the Soho retail store, and the 3D photobooth. John has developed a disaster simulation game for UNICEF, sold oriental rugs, and graduated from NYU’s ITP program in 2009.


Office Hours
Location: O'Reilly Booth (Table D)
John Dimatos (Kickstarter), Aurora Aurora (Kickstarter)
John and Aurora will be happy to answer any questions you have about projects and creative hardware. Read more.
Location: Conference Center - Golden Gate Room
John Dimatos (Kickstarter), Aurora Aurora (Kickstarter), Danielle Applestone (Other Machine Co.), Al Linke (Open Gadgets LLC), Adam Rodnitzky (Occipital Inc.)
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With more than 1,000 technology projects funded, Kickstarter has become a hub of creativity for technologists & product designers from around the world. This session focuses on how the product development changes when creators embrace transparency, collaborative funding & community involvement, enabling people to become engaged throughout the creative process rather than consumers or spectators. Read more.