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John Hartman

John is a transmedia producer at I Have Robots who has been building cross platform media strategies for some of the largest companies in the world. He has a passion for developing not only next generation media solutions, but evolving the capacity of story telling utilizing technology as well as human psychology to enrich the media experience. John is also an adjunct professor at Portland State University he teaches a masters course in Transmedia Marketing for the Publishing Industry, a course on Social Media and Advanced Social Media and a course in Marketing for the Craft Brewing Industry.

In 2006 John founded I Have Robots (formerly Feedia) a Transmedia production company with a desire to create innovative and engaging content. John has been teaching a concept called N.I.M.B.L.E.- navigating interactive media beyond linear experiences and seeks to apply these nimble methodologies to the strategic dissemination of stories across all modern mediums. 

John has served on a number of boards in the past and is currently on the board of the Portland Creative Conference, Portland Social Media Club and an Advisor to the SoMe Awards.  He is married with an eight-year-old and enjoys spending as much time as he can in the sand or snow.