Founder and principal rigging designer, Gravity Design Inc.;
Host, National Geographic's World's Toughest Fixes
Founding Partner and Co-editor, BoingBoing
BoingBoing's Xeni Jardin interviews World's Toughest Fixes host Sean Riley about the making of his National Geographic television show, on the invisible importance of heavy machinery, and of the courage it takes to be a fixer.
Founding partner & co-editor of award winning blog Boing Boing. Executive Producer and host of Webby-honored "Boing Boing Video," online and in-flight on Virgin America. Contributed to NPR, Wired, NYT, LAT, Guardian, CNN, MSNBC; frequently-sought tech expert in broadcast news. Founding board member, Freedom of the Press Foundation. Loves music, is a Zero-G junkie, named a plane. Multilingual. Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. Status: Alive.
Sean Riley is a master rigger, engineering enthusiast and set designer. He is the founder and principal rigging designer for Gravity Design Inc., an innovative rigging and force management solutions company based in San Francisco. Sean is also the brave and charismatic host of National Geographic's adventure show, World's Toughest Fixes.