Join us in welcoming some of the country’s top creative professionals and socially conscious business minds that have signed on to judge cause/affect09:
Valerie Casey - Practice Head, Digital Experiences / Networked Culture at IDEO and the founder and executive director of the Designers Accord, a global coalition of designers, educators, strategists, researchers, engineers, and corporate leaders, working together to create positive environmental and social impact.
Brian Dougherty - Principal creative director at Celery Design, a studio focused on creating communications that have a positive impact in the world, doing cutting-edge green design and brand strategy work across many media. Brian is the author of Green Graphic Design from Allworth Press and a frequent lecturer on the ecological innovation in communications design.
Yvette Irvin - Owner of SavvyClick Marketing, an Internet and marketing expert who has led programs for a variety of industries. Yvette is passionate about design and all things Internet and firmly believes in the power of words and design to facilitate good in our communities and our world.
Jean-Benoit Levy - International designer, author of several design books, including the "Handbook", and prolific educator at several Bay Area universities including Academy of Art University, California College for the Arts, and San Jose State University. He is also a member of the prestigious Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI).