Joey Hinson is the Director of Events for TechCrunch/AOL Tech, responsible for producing and managing TechCrunch DISRUPT as well as CrunchUp and the Crunchies. In addition to managing the existing event portfolio on behalf of TechCrunch, Joey is also responsible for developing and planning new events for Engadget and TechCrunch.
Joey studied Piano Performance at the University of Kansas and is currently enrolled in an MBA program at UCSD.
Joey started his life in the events business as a Technical Director – producing both corporate and entertainment events for Swank Audio Visuals (2001 – 2008). He later took a role at Mosaic Events as a Senior Planner (2008-2012). In June of 2012 He made the move to Director of Events at TechCrunch.
Disrupt is two days away… and we’ve put together an array of awesomeness with our partners to make your event experience better. → Read More
TechCrunch is currently experiencing a success problem. We’re growing – fast. And, thanks to you beloved readers, we’ve now got some hiring to do, also fast.
Now while it’s a given that we want the best and brightest folks around on our team, we also want our new folks to bleed green, TechCrunch green. I personally bleed 8-bit TechCrunch green, but I won’t ask everyone to do that – TechCrunch… → Read More
Hugh MacLeod is joining us at Disrupt. And to celebrate this reunion, he made a little video about what we do at Disrupt.
And if you’re still not sure what the hell we do at Disrupt, here’s a little description: We bring you the scrappy startups and the visionary leaders that are hear to bulldoze the old guard and build the future. A future where you can order pizza, beer, read a book, pay… → Read More