A project of this scale requires teams of top talent with the ability to adapt, innovate, stimulate and create.

The Bay Lights

Ben Davis – Catalyst
Leo Villareal – Artist
Amy Critchett – Executive Producer
Dorka Keehn – Development Consultant
Annie Wright – Development Consultant
Jennifer Holmes – Production Manager
Emi Takahara – Production Coordinator
Megan Murray – Production Coordinator
Kathi Wheater – Copy Goddess
Jeremy Ambers – Videographer
Lucas Saugen – Photographer
Christine Kristen aka Lady Bee – Cultural Outreach

Illuminate the Arts

Amy Critchett – Executive Director
Ben Davis – Chairman
Dennis Bartels – Board
Timothy Childs – Board
Christina Harbridge – Board
Blair Winn – Board
Elana Yonah – Board

Leo Villareal Studios

Jason Cipriani – Lead Programmer
Devyn Osborne – 3D Modeling
Walter Smith – Architect
Special thanks to Yvonne Force-Villareal of Artist Production Fund.

Words Picture Ideas, I Shot Him

Ben Davis – Founder
Steve Barretto – WPI, Group Creative Director
Jay Demetillo – WPI, Designer
Dave DeSantis – CFO
Allati El Henson – WPI, Designer
Brian Hildebrand – ISH, Designer
Emily Hunter – WPI, Design Manager
Jordona Jackson – MPS, PR
Mike Jeter – ISH, Art Director
Alex Kerr – WPI, Developer
Julia Lucia – MPS, Systems
Chaunette Lumpkins – WPI, Studio Director
Dan McNichol – MP Studios, Content
Bart Ney – MPS, Executive Director
Adam Peterson – ISH, Motion Ninja
Ben Rocha – WPI, Designer
Paul Segal – WPI, Sr. Designer
Brian VanderZanden – WPI, Lead Developer
Effie Millionis Verducci – MPS, Comm. Manager


Joel Slayton – Executive Director
Jamie Austin – Curator & Director of Programs
Michela Pilo – Office Manager
Marcia Maltby – Accountant

Gift of Light

Eddie Elliott – Data Visualization Wizard
Mike Dalrymple – Database King
Lara Thiess – Testing Goddess

Technical Partners

Bleyco Inc.
Parsons Brinckerhoff
Philips Color Kinetics
Transdyn Inc
World Headquarters
Zoon Engineering


Saeed Shahmirzai – Construction Manager/Zoon
Shawn Murphy – Project Lead/ Bleyco
Brian Macrea – Chief Inspector/Zoon
Brandon Peterson – Sr. Networking Engineer/Transdyn


Perry Cortessis – Superintendent
Dave Perkins – Safety
Mike Durflinger; Matt Montgomery; Jay Macayo – Electricians
John Tucker; Benito Ortiz; Carlos Garcia; Sam Benton – Laborer / Rigging

USJS Telecom

John Stevens – Lead Data Tech


Ray Cooper – Chief Network Engineer
Brandon Peterson – Lead Network Engineer


David Collier
Rob Timmerman

Traffic Control

Lead Traffic Control – Jim Duvall; John Spera

World Headquarters

Timothy Childs – The Commadore
Gian pablo Villamil – Bridge Clip Design Consultant


Morrison Foerster


Elana Yonah -Executive Producer
Kerrilyn Garma -Executive Producer/Director
Danny Skarka -Technical Director
Nelson Ferreira -Broadcast Specialist
Jeremy Ambers –Editor
Kevin Doyle – Music for Documentary Segments
Ryan Peters -Engineer in Charge
Alfred Tetzner -Audio
Charles Griswold -Lighting Director
Erin Kane -Production Coordinator
John Thompson -Production Assistant
Steve Albrecht -Video Technician
Jonathan Gutoff -Camera Operator
Kevin Mazzier -Camera Operator
Jimmy Dunn -Jib Operator
Steve Porter -Floor Director
Gary Wood -Audio Assist
Eric Limcaoco -Audio Assist
Peter B. Smith -Best Boy Electric
Kjell Ness -3rd Electric
Drew Nelson -4th Electric
Todd Stoneman –Key Grip
Jason Noel –Best Boy Grip
Dave Cherry -3rd Grip
Lisa Quinn -4th Grip
Marco Angelo Abellera -Camera Utility
Kenneth Butler III -Camera Utility
Jimmy Giliberti -Additional Editing
Encoder Services -Fullview Media
Production Support -Pinnacle Communications


James Healy
DJ Sahn Kim
Mike Lee
Devin Feiertag
C.J. Larson
JK Sound inc.


All of those at Caltrans, BATA, Coast Guard, CCSF who believed and contributed to the
permitting process


We humbly thank and credit all that is The Bay Lights to all of those who have believed