Joey Hinson

Joey Hinson
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. CrunchBase profile →

Latest from Joey Hinson

  • A User’s Guide To Disrupt SF 2013

    A User’s Guide To Disrupt SF 2013

    Disrupt SF kicks off on Monday, September 9th. TechCrunch has put together an incredible array of offerings from our partners to make your Conference experience even better. As always, Disrupt SF will be a busy and boisterous event so use the following guide to get the most out of the show. Read More

  • A User’s Guide To Disrupt NY 2013

    A User’s Guide To Disrupt NY 2013

    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

  • Come Swim With The Sharks (We’re Hiring!)

    Come Swim With The Sharks (We’re Hiring!)

    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… Read More

  • A User’s Guide To Disrupt SF 2012

    A User’s Guide To Disrupt SF 2012

    So, Disrupt is right around the corner. And, we’ve put a few things together with our partners and sponsors that we think will help make your conference experience great! Our conference app: After slogging through a ton of  conference app options, we decided to use Taptera. They have even been nice enough to build a custom TechCrunch Disrupt version. This app is your one-stop shop for… Read More

  • Announcing Disrupt NY 2013 And The Crunchies!

    Announcing Disrupt NY 2013 And The Crunchies!

    I know, I know, how can I be talking about Disrupt NY 2013 when Disrupt SF is right around the corner. Well, we want to make sure that all y’all put us on your calendar for the spring and we wanted to notify you of our change of address.  That’s right – we’re moving to the heart of midtown. Disrupt NY will be at the Manhattan Center and can be easily accessed via… Read More

  • Cities Under Siege by TC Disrupt Startups

    Disrupt Eats San Francisco

    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… Read More

  • August Capital Summer Party Final Round of Tickets Released

    August Capital Summer Party Final Round of Tickets Released

    Hey, guys, looking for something to do on August 3rd? Well, you’re in luck … We are releasing the final round of August Capital tickets today! We typically sell out of these tickets within an hour so go here now if you want one. We also have a limited number of tickets for the Facebook Ecosystem CrunchUp which will get you a fast track ticket to August Capital Summer Party, if… Read More

  • Last Day To Purchase Extra Early Bird Tickets For Disrupt SF

    Last Day To Purchase Extra Early Bird Tickets For Disrupt SF

    DISRUPT Early Bird ticket sales will end tonight at 11:59 PM PST, so buy your tickets now if you’d like to save a few bucks! If you miss the Extra Early Bird tickets, you’ll be able to buy Early Bird tickets until August 11th. Our confirmed speaker line up includes Mike Arrington, Marissa Mayer, Marc Benioff, Joel Klein, Ben Horowitz, Ron Conway, Mayor Ed Lee, and Vinod Khosla. Read More

  • August Capital Summer Party Tickets Released

    August Capital Summer Party Tickets Released

    As promised, we have released another batch of August Capital Summer Party tickets. Tickets sell out quickly and if your buyer bot is too slow to snag passes for you and 400 of your closest friends, you can always purchase a ticket to the Facebook EcoSystem CrunchUp here which includes a ticket to the Facebook Ecosystem Conference and a fast track ticket to enter the August Capital… Read More