Building a Maker Business

Business of Making

Wednesday, May 13, 1:35 pm to 1:50 pm in Theater

The Maker community represents a passionate group of influential early adopters that are driving major industries like consumer electronics and the Internet of Things. Join Zach Supalla, CEO of Spark IO, as he shares the story of how Spark went from a Kickstarter campaign to a venture-backed business and how they learned to embrace the Maker community to get their start-up off the ground.


Zach Supalla

CEO, Spark
Spark founder and CEO Zach Supalla is an entrepreneur, a designer, and a maker. Zach juggles hardware design, front-end software development, and leading his team through the trials and tribulations of a hardware startup.