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Everard Strong

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Senior Manager, Creative Services, Oakland Zoo and Owner/Creative Director, Whiz!Bang Studios. Publisher who has launched three magazines.

Senior Manager, Creative Services, Oakland Zoo and Owner/Creative Director, Whiz!Bang Studios. Publisher who has launched three magazines.

4 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Product

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Marketing
  • • Product

Involved In


Telepresence Options magazine
HD Living Magazine

Side Projects

A Pour and a Score podcast


Art Director Robert Half December 2014 - present
Owner/Creative Director Whiz!Bang Studios May 2012 - present
Owner Big E Productions March 2002 - present
Senior Manager, Creative Services Oakland Zoo July 2012 - December 2014
Publisher, Editor Bay Area Dog Magazine August 2008 - May 2011
Publisher/Editor Bay Area Kids magazine July 2008 - May 2011
Associate Publisher Inside Magazines October 2005 - July 2008
Publisher, Editor TALL magazine December 2003 - December 2005
Managing Editor Game Developer Magazine January 2002 - December 2003
Web Content Editor Sybex March 2000 - July 2001
Publishing Editor Real Detroit Weekly January 1998 - December 1999
Editor Music Revue magazine 1995 - 1998
Production Artist VertiMark Group July 1993 - October 1995


Calvin College Art/Communications 1987 - 1991

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Advisor With
  • • Podcasts
  • • Seed funding
  • • Publishing
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Education
  • • Food and Restaurants
  • • Games
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Music
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact
  • • Travel
  • • Beverages
  • • Content
  • • Movies/Film
  • • News
  • • TV

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Key Accomplishments

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Howard S. Lichtman
We worked together  •  C2O & Board Director, Array Telepresence and Publisher Emeritus, Chairman, Telepresence Options.
Everard has been invaluable in helping us publish Telepresence Options. He knows the publishing industry, has made introductions to the rig ... ht partners, and is talented, capable, and unique artist. He has a superb work ethic and is an unstoppable tour de force when knocking out projects. He has my highest recommendation.
Shelly Brown
We worked together  •  Magazine Art Director, Parking Today Magazine and Parking Technology Today Magazine and Art Director and owner, Halpern & Associates.
Everard is very creative and resourceful. He is able to "think outside the box".
Kathryn Blair Sibley
We worked together  •  Founder - President, Word Up! Marketing Communications. Previously Account Rep & Business Development, BA Kids Magazine.
Everard is a creative visionary. He has fantastic ideas and knows how to get start-up projects off the ground. He is also multi-talented a ... nd capable of communicating both visually and in written word, which is unusual. He has a modern sense of style, a keen perspective on life and the world around him, and is truly an innovator. All good attributes for your Entrepreneurial group!
Bronwen Tibbe
We worked together  •  Director, Creative Operations, Urban Decay Cosmetics. Previously Production Designer, Clarisonic.
Everard is a big picture visionary, with an innate ability to inspire and effectively lead teams, individuals and clients. He is one of the ... hardest working and most dedicated people I know and yet empathy is never sacrificed. I would absolutelt vouch for and recommend Everard for the FD Network as he would be a highly coveted asset offering numerous years of experience, varied skill set, desire to help others and a true entrepreneurial spirit.