These tech innovators made The Observer's list of 'New Brooklyn Machers' - Brooklyn

May 26, 2015 12:00 pm

These tech innovators made The Observer’s list of ‘New Brooklyn Machers’

Sunset Park is home to Manufacture New York, Bob Bland’s fashion incubator and factory.

Sunset Park is home to Manufacture New York, Bob Bland's fashion incubator and factory.

(Photo by Brady Dale)

The Observer put together a list of “influencers, agitators and innovators” shaking up the borough. It would seem, by definition, that folks from the local tech community should dot this list — and there are several included.

Elizabeth Sackler, who heads the Brooklyn Museum’s board of trustees as tech is changing the museum experienceAlex Blumberg, the former Planet Money co-host and entrepreneur behind the Gimlet Media podcast network; and Bob Bland, whose fashion manufacturing hub in Sunset Park’s Liberty View Industrial Plaza includes a “wearable tech R&D center,” all made the list.

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