Anna Savina is a writer and editor based in San Francisco. Throughout her career, she has always tried to humanize technology through storytelling and content marketing. Currently, she is a Senior Editor at RealtimeBoard, a company behind a leading whiteboarding platform for visual collaboration that has Airbnb, Twitter, Pinterest, Upwork, and many others among its clients.
She believes that good stories can have a great impact and help companies build strong communities.
Anna also writes regularly about tech and creative industries. She is passionate about documenting creativity and interviewing professionals who reimagine the world we live in. She created a series of interviews with leading Russian art directors. She also interviewed Russian artists, startup founders, inventors, and curators as well as such well-known thinkers and creatives as John Maeda, Benjamin Bratton, David O'Reilly, among others.
Anna is also the founder of Your Weekly Dose of Reading, a newsletter with a list of thoroughly curated articles about design, tech, and media (in Russian). She regularly teaches and gives workshops on storytelling and online journalism.
# Mapping the rise and fall of one of the most prominent artists’ communities in Brooklyn
# In a challenging Russian healthcare system doula Daria Utkina is an advocate for positive change
# Daito Manabe on choreographing equations and making use of deep brain data
# Inside the ArchDaily newsroom: how to build an international publication about architecture from Chile
# Paul Ford (Postlight): “I’d love to focus on how we can make writers and editors more powerful”
# Encountering the other mind: How AI will shift our design process, and in turn, our cities
# John Maeda (Automattic): “Designers’ role will be to support the social conscience of the product”
# Inside the Quartz newsroom: creating a business publication for the new generation
# “All women are idiots,” and other stuff people in Russia’s tech industry say about women
Selected speaking engagements
How to Write About Your Company and Yourself, Content Production Programme, Netology, May 2017
Storytelling for Architects, Advanced Urban Design Programme, Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design, January 2017
Digital Storytelling, Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center, September 2016