Amber Hanneken

Amber Hanneken is a marketing and communications leader with over a decade of experience launching products and improving brand messaging for successful technology companies. With a background in newspaper journalism, she uses her writing prowess to develop effective audience-based messaging for web, print, email, and social media.

Amber currently works for the Streamlabs team at Logitech. Streamlabs offers all-in-one platforms for live streamers and content creators to engage with viewers, monetize their broadcasts, and grow their channels. The company has helped creators earn $964 million since 2011 and raised $16.4 million for partnered charities.

In her spare time, Amber serves on the Children’s Miracle Network Corporate Partners Board for Children’s Hospital Foundation. There, she leads Extra Life, a program that unites gamers to raise funds for the hospital. She also serves as Director of Communications for SoonerCon.

Her hobbies include miniature painting, Dungeons and Dragons, video games, curling up to a good anime or animated film, and cat cuddling.

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1:00 PM | Location: Sooner B

Live Streaming Tips

Through live streaming anyone can be an entertainer. Our panelists stream a variety of content on a variety of channels. They'll offer up their best tips for setups, getting viewers, keeping the momentum, and avoiding burnout.

Moderator: Amber Hanneken

Panelists: Amber Hanneken, Crazy Red Artist, Lollalotus, Michael Mosley, Stevo the Gutter Nerd

Tracks: Internet Life, Business & Marketing, Gaming, Performing Arts, General Interest

2:00 PM | Location: Sooner B

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome is when an individual doubts their accomplishments and has a persistent fear of being exposed as a fraud. We who suffer from this believe we don't deserve all that we have achieved. The panel will discuss ways to help get past perfectionism and insecurities. You don't have to get it right the very first time … or the tenth!

Moderator: Dara Fogel, PhD

Panelists: Dara Fogel, PhD, Amber Hanneken, vickey malone kennedy, Elizabeth Leggett, Rynaga, Tall Chick Cosplay

Tracks: Business & Marketing, General Interest, Health & Wellness

11:00 AM | Location: Boomer B

How to Turn Fandom into Your Job

There's money to be made in being a geek artist/maker/writer etc., if you can turn your passion into your profession. Join our panelists as they discuss tips, tricks, and how-tos on how to turn your interests into income.

Moderator: Amber Hanneken

Panelists: Amber Hanneken, JR Daniels, Bekah June, Melinda LaFevers, Tracy S. Morris, David J. Pedersen

Tracks: Podcasting, Art, Gaming, Business & Marketing, Cosplay, Maker, Writing & Publishing