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Shaun Tai
Works at Oakland Digital (ODALC)
Attended San José State University
Lives in San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
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Oakland Digital 2017 Programs for Businesses & Creatives:

1-on-1 Support - personalized digital literacy and tech training for small businesses; by appointment - $50 /hour, yudy@odalc.org

BRIDGEGOOD.com - Businesses, post 7-day projects for local design students (get started at www.bridgegood.com)

GOOGxBG - Designers & Creatives, see what it's like to work as a UX/UI/Visual designer at Google - join us each Wednesday through March (must register at www.bridgegood.com - Discover, Free Events)

Inspire Oakland - Annual region-wide billboard competition; to participate or have Oakland Digital visit your school, contact yudy@odalc.org or call 510-435-2945, ext. 0

BRT Project - design and marketing for 200 small business owners spanning 9.5 miles of International Blvd and East 14th St

#StudioForGood - open labs for entrepreneurs and students to work on professional and personal projects; every 2nd & 4th Fridays (must register at www.bridgegood.com)
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VIDEO: Join Veronica De La Cruz on Dec 3 at Oakland Digital's Inspiration Awards 2016! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUEVFaaOjNw
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Inspiration Awards 2016: Saturday, December 3, 6p-9p at Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center (ODALC)'s 7th Annual Gala Celebration with emcee Veronica De La Cruz of KPIX CBS San Francisco Bay Area. Honoring Bay Area inspirations Jason Mayden (Accel Partners), Justin Steele (Google.org), and Rowena Tomaneng (Berkeley City College). For sponsorship opportunities contact yudy@odalc.org, 510-435-2945 or visit http://www.inspiration-awards.com. #OaklandDigital #InspireOakland #InspirationAwards2016 #OaklandInspiration
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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf & Team BRIDGEGOOD.com / Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center (ODALC) celebrating Comcast's $200,000 Donation and 200 Laptops to Support Digital Literacy Training Efforts in the Bay Area! #BRIDGEGOOD
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Tue Aug 30, 1pm | BRIDGEGOOD Official Kickoff | Supporters and friends, please join us at Google San Francisco for an invitation-only event presented by Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center (ODALC).
Bridgegood.com is a platform that connects early stage creatives to professional opportunities. Lead support from Google.org and partners Golden State Warriors Community Foundation and Walter & Elise Haas Fund.
Light refreshments and inspiration served. Easily accessible by public transportation (Embarcadero BART Station), 345 Spear St (7th Flr, Batgirl Rm), San Francisco.
To attend or request media access, email Executive Director Shaun Tai, shaun@odalc.org.
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#BRIDGEGOOD  creatives +  #OaklandDigital  summer internship experience! Welcoming Digital Design Interns Uthara, Megan, Lacey, and Myles to our team! This summer they will help improve BRIDGEGOOD.com - explore design strategy & thinking, learn fundamentals of UI/UX, and work on our Google.org / Golden State Warriors backed web application to support early stage creatives. Learn more by visiting www.bridgegood.com.
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Ahhh, yes! 2017 off to an incredible start... TechCrunch announces Oakland Digital as a Top 5 Social Impact finalist for the 10th Annual #Crunchies taking place Feb 6 at the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House. Congrats! #TWMTDW #BRIDGEGOOD #InspireOakland 
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Oakland Digital: Supporting Oakland Small Businesses & Artists since 2009. This year our digital designers provided digital literacy, design & marketing outreach education to 150 local businesses. Thank you students and volunteers! #TWMTDW #InspireOakland #OaklandSmallBiz #BRIDGEGOOD
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Inspiration Awards 2016: Saturday, December 3, 6p-9p at Oakland Asian Cultural Center. Oakland Digital's 7th Annual Gala Celebration with emcee Veronica De La Cruz of KPIX CBS San Francisco Bay Area. Honoring Bay Area inspirations Jason Mayden (Accel Partners), Justin Steele (Google.org), and Rowena Tomaneng (Berkeley City College). For sponsorship opportunities contact yudy@odalc.org, 510-435-2945.
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http://bit.ly/bgkickoff Watch the live stream! Tuesday, Aug 30, 1:30pm - BRIDGEGOOD Official Kick-Off at Google headquarters!! #BRIDGEGOOD
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INSPIRE OAKLAND 2016 Billboards: Inspiring Civic Pride & Engagement through student-designed artwork!

+ Broadway & 29th St. - https://www.bridgegood.com/tiffany

+ International Blvd (E 14th St) & 20th Ave - https://bridgegood.com/ynhi

+ Grand Ave & Sunnyslope - https://bridgegood.com/megan

Creatives, build your professional career by joining today, www.bridgegood.com. #OaklandDigital #InspireOakland #BRIDGEGOOD #GSWFoundation #Googleorg #TWMTDW #ODbikes
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WHAT A WONDERFUL & EXCITING WAY TO DISPLAY YOUR ARTISTIC DESIGNS.........WAY TO GO! THANK YOU ODALC!

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‪#‎BRIDGEGOOD‬ creatives showcase ‪#‎InspireOakland‬ billboards celebrating Oakland Music (Kehlani, Humpty Hump, Billie Joe Armstrong, Zendaya, MC Hammer, G-Eazy), Turfing (TURF FEINZ), Women + POC Empowerment (Kathleen Neal Cleaver, Radical Monarchs, Angela Davis), and the Morcom Rose Garden. Check out Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center (ODALC)'s talented student designers:
• I-880 Nimitz Freeway, half a mile north of Hegenberger Exit, right next to Golden State Warriors Oracle Arena through June 12.
Original designs by #BRIDGEGOOD creatives Mary, Mira, Cynthia, and Megan. Post-production and photos by Oakland Digital Staff. Learn more and get involved, www.bridgegood.com.
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Executive Director at Oakland Digital, Project Lead at BRIDGEGOOD.com
Introduction

2014: Feb. 2014, Shaun, in partnership with AT&T’s 28 Days Campaign for Black History Month, produced 11,570 pieces of digital media content (social currency) that yielded over 90 million impressions.

2013: May 22nd, Shaun selected to keynote SJSU’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Graduation Ceremony & Orientation addressing 1,700 students.

2012: Shaun led the expansion of a workforce development program spanning 3 cities, 5 educational institutions, empowering 400 underserved students, and receiving 4,110,000 bulletin impressions [odalc.org, 2012].

2011: Oct. 27th, Shaun recognized by California State University, East Bay as a ‘Hometown Hero’ featured on Comcast Newsmakers / CNN Headline News [csueastbay.edu, 2011].

2011: Mar. 25th, Shaun organized the first ever “Social Media for Small Business” at Oakland City Hall aimed at helping economically disadvantaged small business owners [examiner.com, 2011].

2010: Oct. 2nd, Shaun's video “Tweedia Day 2010: Warriors Media Day” was the second most tweeted video in sports [ZOCIALtv, 2010].

2009: Jul. 31st, Shaun founded Oakland Digital (ODALC), a non-profit corporation that empowers underserved citizens to succeed in the digital economy [irs.gov, 2009].

2008: Shaun successfully documented the history of Bay Area urban culture, creating an online campaign that exceeded 14-million video views [SFBG, 2009].

2007: McCall Design Group partnered with Shaun on an award-winning, green-building design for affordable and sustainable second-unit housing in Northern California [Public Architecture, 2007].

2003-2006: Shaun obtained his second and third education degrees: BS in Advertising Management and MA in Architectural & Urban Design [SJSU, 2006].

1998-2002: Shaun obtained his first education degree: BA in Digital Graphics [CSUEB, 2002].

2001: Shaun co-founded an award-winning automotive group that was the sole influence for the $155-million grossing movie “The Fast and the Furious” [Guardian UK, 2001].

Specialties

• Creative Strategist: planning, directing and executing campaigns.

• Tech Philanthropist: devoting resources to promote technology for social good.

• eMarketeer: creating, communicating and delivering value to the customer, online.

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http://www.shauntai.com
Education
  • San José State University
    Master of Science, 2005 - 2007
  • San José State University
    Bachelor of Science, 2003 - 2005
  • California State University, East Bay
    Bachelor of Arts, 1998 - 2002
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Gender
Male
Other names
tai.shaun
Work
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Executive Director
Employment
  • Oakland Digital (ODALC)
    Executive Director, 2009 - present
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Currently
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
Previously
East Bay, California, USA - California, USA
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Phone
(510) 435-2945
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1224 Harrison Street, Oakland, CA 94612