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7in7 co-founders on stage at 7in7 Year Four in Wellington

Run by Volunteers


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7in7 is 100% volunteer-run! From the co-founders who spend thousands of hours planning, to the event squad that makes sure everything runs smoothly, to our apprentices kicking ass behind-the-scenes, these incredible nomads give their time to make 7in7 the best event across all seven continents. Learn more about why on the 7in7 blog.


Co-founders


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Kit Whelan

Kit Whelan
“People and marketing”

Kit runs a location independent digital marketing consultancy, and over the past decade she’s worked with everyone from B2B tech firms to luxury and boutique hotels. She came out of the ad agency world and now focuses on strategy, content, and social media marketing. She has no home base and loves being a total nomad.

Nick Schneble

Nick Schneble
“Tech and finances”

Nick’s been coding for over 20 years. As a nomadic software engineer, he’s worked with major brands like Disney and Adobe, but now focuses his time on remote clients and handling 7in7’s finances like a Swiss bank. He prides himself on his minimalism and loves to nurture creativity.

Kyrie Melnyck

Kyrie Melnyck
“Logistics and partnerships”

Kyrie ran major corporate events for years. Since becoming a nomad, she’s worked on different remote teams in roles ranging from customer support to event planning. She loves to foster connections through community.


Past Event Squad


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Tracy Brinkerhoff

Tracy Brinkerhoff

Michelle Wigg

Michelle Wigg

Judy Watkins

Judy Watkins

Jon Gracey

Jon Gracey

Viv Egan

Viv Egan

Hannah Dixon

Hannah Dixon

Khun Khunaraksa

Khun Khunaraksa

Jade Wood

Jade Wood

Luis Barreto

Luis Barreto

Sandra Noll

Sandra Noll

Dur Montoya

Dur Montoya

Jedd Chang

Jedd Chang

Michelle Chang

Michelle Chang

Amna Shamim

Amna Shamim

Rachel Story

Rachel Story

Jen Spicer

Jen Spicer

Isabel Ramirez

Isabel Ramirez

Raven M. Cox

Raven M. Cox

Robin Finney

Robin Finney

Kyki Li

Kyki Li

Tiff Ng

Tiff Ng

Elle McIntyre

Elle McIntyre

Maggie Geissler

Maggie Geissler


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We’re a conference for nomads, by nomads. If you’d like to take a more active role in shaping our community and join the 7in7 event squad, let us know!