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TypeTech Forum

Thomas Phinney

TypeTech TTW1 | Palace A
Wednesday 17 September | 09:30 – 09:40

Theme TypeTech by ATypI | Duration: 10 minutes

Opening of Day 1 of the TypeTech forum, ATypI TypeTech/TypeTools forum’s first track, presented by Association Typographique Internationale.

Speaker details

Thomas Phinney


Thomas Phinney is senior product manager for font solutions at Extensis. From 1997-2008 he worked in type at Adobe, lastly as product manager for fonts and global typography. Thomas is involved in the design, technical, forensic, business and historical aspects of type, treasurer of ATypI, and writes for Communication Arts and as well as He has testified in court as an expert witness, and was twice quoted in the Washington Post regarding the presumably forged National Guard memos concerning US President Bush. Thomas has an MS in printing from RIT, and an MBA from UC Berkeley. His typeface Hypatia Sans is an Adobe Original

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