Speaker & Comedian, Ridiculous Media
Tim developed his core competency in nonsense by studying improv under Amy Poehler and contributing to SNL, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and The Onion Sports Network. Considered a leading authority in the ridiculous, Tim used humor to help launch IBM’s Smarter Planet YouTube campaign. In his current role at Cisco, he produced The Network Effect documentary, recognized this year as an Official Webby Honoree.
Comedy Keynote: Tim Washer
Keynote Date & Time: May 2, 2:30pm – 2:50pm
Description: Tim Washer studied improv under Amy Poehler, comedy writing with The Colbert Report executive producer Tom Purcell, and has appeared on SNL, Conan O’Brien, Onion Sports Network, and HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. He’s emceed events featuring Pixar CEO John Lasseter, Emmy-Winner Tony Hale (VEEP, Arrested Development) and Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu. Tim has performed at corporate events for IBM, Cisco, Deloitte, CDC, Google and The White House. His award-winning corporate work has been featured in The New York Times, WSJ, Ad Age, ADWEEK, and Fast Company. He has presented at Content Marketing World Sydney, SXSW and Forrester’s CMO Council. He holds an MBA from McCombs at UT Austin, where he majored in PowerPoint.