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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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Earlier this week, California State University East Bay (CSUEB) hosted a special luncheon for Oakland Digital to discuss our joint event, “What’s Next in Tech.” Taking place October 2015, topics will include: Diversity & Women in Tech, Digital Design (UI/UX), and Professional Networking for students (ages 18-25) exploring emerging careers in technology and business.
Sponsorship opportunities: shaun@odalc.org, 510-435-2945.
Photos by Lisa K. for Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center (ODALC), 2015. Post-production and collage created by Oakland Digital.
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KJ Auto Body / Walker Built selected as a ‪#‎DigitalEquity2015‬ small business program participant! Located at 8921 San Leandro St between 85th Ave & 92nd Ave, "KJ’s vision is to deliver peace of mind to our customers who have been in an accident or who trust us to do custom restorations on their dream car. We inspire sound business practices based on honor and integrity. Through leadership and community work, KJ’s strives to encourage those values in others." Over the course of the next two months, this locally owned/operated company will receive mentorship from a design/social media specialist, learn social marketing platforms, and explore new strategies to expand their customer base!
Photos and collage by Oakland Digital, 2015. ‪#‎DigitalEquity‬ ‪#‎OaklandDigital‬ ‪#‎ODALC‬ ‪#‎KJAutoBody‬ ‪#‎WalkerBuilt‬
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Super excited about 'BRIDGE for Social Good' x Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center (ODALC) + General Assembly collabo!
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Inspirational day promoting #TechInclusion #DiversityInTech and #WomeninTech at #Google #TechCorners with #OaklandDigital Board Member Alli B!
Passion + Inspiration + Work. Inspired Everyday with Team Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center (ODALC).
Photos, post-production and collage by ZTY Media, 2015.
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THANK YOU to the 210 local diverse businesses, non-profits and entrepreneurs that attended Oakland City Hall for #OaklandSocialMedia. Proud to announce that July 17, 2015 is officially "Tech Inclusion Day" in honor of Oakland Digital's leadership bridging the digital literacy and opportunity divide! Thank you Oakland and Mayor Libby Schaaf!! Team work makes the dream work; so proud of Team Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center (ODALC)!!!

Photos by Andrew Warren, 2015. Post-production and collage by ZTY Media. 
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96% capacity. A few seats left to hear from Google, Twitter, Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center (ODALC), Square, LinkedIn, and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf! Free registration at http://www.oaklandsocialmedia.com | ‪#‎OaklandSocialMedia
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LANDesignBUILD selected as a ‪#‎DigitalEquity2015‬ small business program participant! They bring small, medium-sized and estate gardens to life. The principal and founder, Kathleen Carson-Asher is a horticulturalist, landscape designer and licensed landscape contractor whose commitment to the collaborative process with clients results in designs that truly reflect your personality and the practical needs of your daily life. Over the course of the next two months, this locally owned/operated company will receive mentorship from a design/social media specialist, learn social marketing platforms, and explore new strategies to expand their customer base!
Photos and collage by Oakland Digital, 2015. ‪#‎DigitalEquity‬ ‪#‎OaklandDigital‬ ‪#‎ODALC‬ ‪#‎LANDesignBUILD‬
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Success! Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center (ODALC)'s ‪#‎DigitalEquity‬ 2015 program info. session / orientation held at The Clorox Company - now the difficult part... selecting the ten (10) businesses we'll be helping over the next 2 months!
Photos and collage by Andrew Warren for Oakland Digital, 2015.
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Empowering Small Businesses through Design & Social Marketing x 7/28 Program Orientation at The Clorox Company HQ x Meet with Team Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center (ODALC)!
For additional information, contact julie@odalc.org- event is by invite only.
Flyer by Lisa K. for Oakland Digital, 2015.
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In Honor of Tech Inclusion Day: "Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center (ODALC) is a champion of digital literacy, opportunity, and tech inclusion, that has hosted numerous community events that respect the diversity of needs and life experiences of underserved Oakland residents: now, therefore, be it proclaimed that Friday July 17, 2015 is 'Tech Inclusion Day.'"
Photos by Jennifer Warren for Oakland Digital, 2015.
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"Diversity: the art of thinking independently together." Oakland Digital's design team preparing for our at-capacity event this Friday, #OaklandSocialMedia!
 The event is sold-out, early arrival suggested (doors open at 10AM); to learn more, visit http://www.oaklandsocialmedia.com/
 Photos by Andrew Warren, 2015. Post-production and arrangement by ZTY Media.
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260+ local businesses and entrepreneurs are registered! Join us Friday, JULY 17 to hear from LinkedIn, Twitter, Google, Square & Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center (ODALC) - taking place at Oakland City Hall, Council Chambers - Opening remarks by Mayor Libby Schaaf - LESS THAN 20 SEATS REMAIN, registration required at http://www.oaklandsocialmedia.com | ‪#‎OaklandSocialMedia‬
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Executive Director
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  • Oakland Digital (ODALC)
    Executive Director, 2009 - present
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San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
Previously
East Bay, California, USA - California, USA
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Phone
(510) 435-2945
Email
Address
1224 Harrison Street, Oakland, CA 94612
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Executive Director at Oakland Digital (@ODALC)
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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