Born and raised in Vermont, Kale Kaposhilin moved to the Hudson Valley to attend Bard College in 1995. In 2002, he co-founded Evolving Media Network, a creative web studio and production company. In 2014, Kale co-founded Hudson Valley Tech Meetup to host monthly gatherings bringing together the growing Hudson Valley community of innovation. In 2015 he co-founded Catskills Conf, an annual weekend conference/retreat aimed at technologists from around the world who want to convene and collaborate in the Catskills for a weekend each year. Kale volunteers on the Board of Directors for, Re>Think Local, serves as Director of Technology for O+ Festival, as Technical Director for The Hoot, and Operations Manager for Stockade FC. Kale happily lives in Kingston with his wife Caitlin and their two daughters.