Warner Anderson

WA Event Management

Owner of WA Event Management. A Santa Barbara, CA based event management business with community building objectives.

Joe Andrieu

Tara Arm

Kyle Ashby

The Sandbox Santa Barbara

Kyle is the Co Founder of THE SANDBOX Santa Barbara.

He's also the founder of Startup Santa Barbara (StartupSB) and an advisory firm called Kaldera that focuses on design and revenue growth strategy for business and organizations.

He's 100% dedicated to the growth and success of the Santa Barbara startup and creative communities.



jeff atlas

Ana Avila

Funnel Dash

Jonas Brickus

Tanya Brody

Todd Capps

Lois and Walter Capps Center

Jillian Cardona

Crystal Cobb

Matt Cook

Carrie Cooper

David Cronshaw

David is a SB native and is a Sr. Product and Project Manager. Most recently he released a self-serve platform QuiverDigital -, allowing filmmakers to self-release and monetize their films on all of the download and streaming services - iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, Vudu, Xbox, Playstation ect. Prior to Quiver Digital, David was a Sr Program Manager at Microsoft in their Online Services Division. Before Microsoft, he was co-founder of a leading entertainment portal. David is passionate about giving back to the SB Tech community and helping folks create their tech dreams.

Dave Dahl

skylar dapp

Mark DePaco

Jessica DiCostanzo


Mike Foley

jordan gorla


Jordan is a web developer for FunnelDash. FunnelDash is a closed loop marketing analytics solution that allows businesses to track and attribute real sales back to their facebook ads.

holly gressley

Vox Media

J. Scott Hamilton

James Hanna

Andrew Hill

PHAROS Creative, LLC

Heather Hochrein


Heather is driven to create an inclusive clean energy economy both as an electric vehicle driver and the CEO of EVmatch. She's well versed in climate policy and electric utilities from her time working at and contracting with Pacific Gas and Electric Company. She also spent five years in leadership roles at Rising Sun Energy Center, where she managed an annual budget of $1.5 million and 25 staff members. She holds a master’s degree from University of California, Santa Barbara focused on Energy and Climate, and a Bachelor of Science from University of California, Berkeley.

Sarah Isabella

Philip Jankoski

Zach Johnson


I am most known for being Ben Williamsons Father but also known for being the founder of

Em Johnson

Em is the Development Director of the rural innovation gathering place known as Blue Sky Center. Em works with Philip and together, with a team of highly motivated creatives and innovative entrepreneurs, have embarked on a mission to connect communities and enhance prosperity through equitable collaborations.

Blue Sky Center's mission is to regenerate the land, economy, and community through equitable partnerships and share scalable models with other communities.

Come visit our high-desert hub in the Cuyama Valley!

Matthew Kauk

Cortis Loukes


Michele Ly

Yogesh M

Karla Mora

Elizabeth Musson

Christine Nakashiba

Andrea Neal

Jordon Rupp

Mark Schulbach


Aside from Co-founding THE SANDBOX, I'm a designer/contractor, a doctoral gene hacker/biochemist, and an ocean endurance athlete who is generally stoked on all things related to the Health/Wellness/Lifestyle Space. Welcome to THE SANDBOX!

conor scotland

Julie Scotland

Thomas Sims

Jeff Speer

Alex Tran

Anuja Upadhye

Shannon Walker


Shannon has a creative mindset and dedication to the growth of cleaner transport. At EVmatch she wears many hats, but spends most of her time managing software development for the EVmatch sharing platform. Previously Shannon was a Sustainability Intern at Vans where she used data analysis to reduce the company’s environmental footprint across its global supply chain. She holds a Bachelor of Science from University of California, Los Angeles and a master's from University of California, Santa Barbara.

Allison Wilkey

Jennifer Zacharias