Monica Shen

Curator Maker Faire Shenzhen

For the last three years, Monica has been the curator of Maker Faire Shenzhen, organized and supported by Seeed, an open source hardware company that provides products, services and a platform for innovators to go from prototype to production in Shenzhen, China. Monica’s work at Seeed focuses building international partnerships and projects with both maker communities and industries on IoT solutions. She has many years of experience in both multinational companies and startups in the creative field, from fashion, internet, entertainment, and technology. Starting 2019, she is based in Berlin to represent Seeed in Europe.



13:20 Uhr –  Panel Maker Faire worldwide: *english
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Maker Faire Shenzhen started as a Mini Maker Faire in 2012 as the first in China, and became a feature Faire in 2014. The Faire consists of exhibitions, workshops, a maker forum, and performances by local and international makers. With the city’s vibrant hardware ecosystem as backdrop, Maker Faire Shenzhen features an impressive number of startup exhibitors and attracts global attendees who also use the event as an opportunity to explore the manufacturing supply chain in the Pearl River Delta. Maker Faire Shenzhen is organized by Chaihuo, Shenzhen’s first makerspace, and supported by Seeed, an open source hardware company that has been serving global makers since 2008. The next Maker Faire Shenzhen will be held in November, 2019.

Also for some reference here is a video from the 2015 Maker Faire.


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