Steve Vranakis

Steve Vranakis
Executive Creative Director
Google Creative Lab

In1993 Steve launched one of Canada’s first ISP’s in his native Vancouver where his life long love for the web and technology was born.
He believes that technology combined with creativity can be used as a force for good and allow for people to come up with ideas that change the world.
He’s worked in digital, design and advertising agencies all over the world including Vancouver, Hong Kong, San Francisco and now in London.
Some of his recent projects while at Google include: Chrome Web Lab, a series of interactive experiments connected live to the internet from the Science Museum in London, Jam with Chrome, a web based platform that lets you play music live with your friends from anywhere, Super Sync Sports, where you can turn your mobile into a games controller and sync it with your computer to play games and Google Science Fair a global platform that invites youth to put their ideas forward to change the world. Other notable projects include: The World Wonders Project, which gives access to the world’s heritage sites through Street View and the YouTube Space Lab Channel and launch video which invited teens from all over the world to send their science experiments to space in partnership with NASA and judged by Stephen Hawking. To date it has received over 50 million channel views.
Steve’s work has been recognised by the Cannes Lions, D&AD, ADC, One Show's, Campaign Big Awards, BTA’s, The FWA, Clio's, Revolution, New Media Age, London International Advertising and the Andy Awards.
In December 2012 Steve was honoured to speak at TEDx in Athens about 'Making technology matter' and ‘Doing good with Code’.
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