Israel Laveaga leads BuzzTheory’s creative and design practice. A visual artist with heavy experience across the technology sector and within technology distribution channels in particular, Israel has built and worked for leading provider and media brands including Ingram Micro and Informa, and helped to establish leading expo brands such as the Channel Partners Conference & Exhibition. A self-described “designer nerd,” Israel loves color, typography and contributing to BuzzTheory’s team of visual, technical and content creatives. His skills range from strategic areas such as branding, art direction and digital marketing campaigns to heavy tactical skills including layout, event design and social media. Israel is perpetually positive, a natural mentor in all things design and consummate learner. Israel lives with his wife in the Phoenix, AZ area.