Larissa Swanland #ALD14 @findingada


I met Larissa Swanland in Rome at this year’s Open Hardware Summit. Larissa is Marketing and Academic Manager at Digilent in Pullman Washington. She manages educational initiatives around FPGA boards like the Basys3. From her bio on LinkedIn:

I believe that the best marketing is teaching, the best endorsements come from user generated content and the best way to start is by getting the most of what products already exist.

In particular, I am passionate about technology.
I want to make technology accessible to all levels of users, no matter what level of experience, position in a company or exposure– I want everyone to know not only the technology that runs their every-day lives, but also how it works. If you want to see this passion come through… just ask me why I have a marketing mission to eradicate the use of the word “Magic” as a description for electronics.

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