Marlena Compton is a tech community organizer, designer and collaboration artist who has worked in the tech industry for 18 years. She grows tech communities and organizes conferences such as “Pear Conf” and “Let’s Sketch Tech!” Marlena has worked for companies like IBM and Atlassian. This has left her with a life-long appreciation for quality code, empathy and working together as a team. When she isn’t working, Marlena enjoys lettering, calligraphy and walking her dog.
May 26th, 2021 | 1 hr 8 mins
Organizer of conferences such as “Pear Conf” and “Let’s Sketch Tech!” Marlena Compton joins the show to talk about the intersection of art and technology. She stresses “The Power of Print”, and talks about the beauty of zines, sketchnoting, and handwriting.