Make sure that this conference is the best possible experience we can create for our attendees.
When a High School aged kid gets up and presents awesome content to a room of 1000 people.
Your looking at it. Well that and keep Jup1t3r from going out of his mind
Meeting up with friends
Watching @grifter do a swan dive into the SAINTCON Vault, blindfolded.
I assist SAINTCON vendors with sponsorships aimed at rich engagement and interaction with SAINTCON attendees as well as the UtahSAINT community.
All of the people...SAINTCON is like a huge [InfoSec] family reunion for me.
I love it when our SAINTCON vendors thank us for helping them to be a part of it.
Hang out at the villages and pretend to know what I am doing.
People, soldering irons, and shenanigans.
Going golfing with @tjhiker at 5:00 AM. Everyone should try it.
Track down the best talent possible every year to make SaintCON a mind numbing 4 day technical experience.
Friends, networking, challenging our audience to learn new things. Coming up with new content and ideas that give our conference something unique.
Getting pelted on stage at Dixie with about 500 nerf darts while presenting. Opening the conference without notice at the WSU Wildcat theater with 700+ people. Heart was racing so fast and felt so proud of how we've grown.
Work the registration/check-in table and try to keep all the hooligans in check.
Seeing all the shenanigans and pretending I can do geeky stuff with all you geeks.
I like soldering and watching all the geeking-out the attendees get to do.
When everything is running smooth and people ask if I actually do anything
Turning conspiracy frowns upside down with a sheet of foil
Take the bits from the customer to the internet.
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Coordinate all of the random shenanigans and provide quality distractions for participants.
How fast it has grown in just a few short years.
Create an intriguing, fun, fist clenching, competitive, and mind wracking Hackers Challenge game for people to fall in love with.
Watching people have that A-Ha! moment and learn new things.
The adrenaline rush year after year as I honed my skills in the Hackers Challenge to ultimately win a Black Badge with a social engineering attack.
Help make sure presenters have a good experience and the audience can experience what they present
Being part of a community that values learning, teaching and doing awesome things together.
Getting a team together and making it through The Vault!
Help folks in HHV
People excited to learn
Miles waiting for the microphone
Minimize the chaos for presenters and attendees
Seeing all the eager faces of attendees ready to learn from eachother.
Setting up and running the audio
Tinfoil hat talks
Work at the registration table/check in and answer any non geek questions
Meeting and conversing with the attendees.
When I get a free moment to go check out some of the villages.
Help manage Twitter conversations and engagements.
Rooms full of people willing to learn and improve themselves.
The Vault is always a hilarious and fascinating event to watch unfold.