Brady Forrest runs Highway1, PCH's accelerator; you can see his day-to-day work with hardware startups on Syfy's Bazillion Dollar Club (to be released Fall 2015). He's the co-author of O'Reilly's The Hardware Startup. He cofounded and shepherds Ignite, a global talk series, and is part of the team currently organizing Ignite SF. He's a Venture Advisor to 500 Startups and helps arts organizations via CAST-sf.org. Formerly he was at O'Reilly and worked on a number of things including: the Radar blog, Web 2.0 Expo, Where 2.0, ETech, and Foo Camp. Most years you can find him on the playa.