Our panelists will discuss the changing music landscape and dive into how innovative and creative deals are being crafted behind the scenes that benefit not only talent, but also brands.
After a night filled with networking, music from Yelda, cocktails and knowledge, you will leave with a glimpse into:
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Tiffany Hardin started her career in the music business privileged to work under the tutelage of hip hop's elite talent managers, John Monopoly and Mona Scott-Young, prior to working in advertising at Steve Stoute's Translation LLC. Here, she quickly rose from the CEO's executive assistant to the Distribution and Partnerships Manager leading influencer strategies & activations for Fortune 500 brands.
Later, Hardin developed Gild Creative Group, a consulting firm providing influencer and distribution marketing strategies for brands & advertisers for clients such as Target, Microsoft, and Civic Entertainment (a Ryan Seacrest Company.) She is an adjunct professor at NYU's Clive Davis School of Music, and an avid public speaker. Tiffany can be found working on her passion project, She Knows Now, a platform dedicated to developing confidence affirming content for aspiring millennials, and her latest start up venture, Social ARMM, an influencer intelligence tool.
Rachel Hislop is a New York City native writer, editor, and digital professional. She currently serves as Digital Content Manager at Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment. Prior to joining the digital team at Parkwood, she was the Style Editor for Russell Simmons' entertainment website Global Grind. In addition, she has freelanced for multiple publications such as NYLON and Parisian publication WAD magazine discussing beauty and style. She has also appeared on Huffington Post's list of 16 Fashion Editors to watch. Hislop is a first generation American, and first generation college graduate with a degree in Journalism. You can follow her on Twitter @MiissHislop.
LaTasha Owens Hobdy is a NY City native with over 20 years of experience in brand and creative marketing in entertainment. She currently leads Multi-cultural marketing and branded entertainment at Verizon and is responsible for sponsorship and activation as well as branded partnerships. Throughout her career, she has had responsibility for Marketing, PR, Digital, Social and Corporate Social Responsibility. She has focused on driving continued growth across competitive markets for Verizon (Wireless & Telcom), Bristol Myers-Squibb, Burger King, Essence Magazine, and has led partnerships with multiple Time Inc. properties, NFL, NBA, Disney, DreamWorks, Coca Cola, Universal, Viacom Networks, Univision and TV / Interactive One Also a former editor, freelance writer and producer—follow LaTasha on Instagram @IAmLaLaOwens
Born and raised in Istanbul, Nur completed her MA in Design Management at the University of the Arts London, focusing her studies on the intersection of brands, music, and Design Thinking. She moved to NY in 2010, taking on the role of Brand Strategist at Translation where she built and managed entertainment strategies for Target, McDonald's, Sprite, and Bud Light. 3 years later, Nur accepted the position of Brand Engagement Manager at Scratch, a creative agency and consultancy within Viacom. At Scratch, Nur was instrumental in bringing to life large campaigns for Pepsi, General Motors, and Major League Soccer. She relocated to Los Angeles in 2014 to join FRUKT as the Director of Creative Planning, specializing in connecting brands like Sonos, Sprint, Target and McDonald’s with music and culture. She is currently VP, Strategy and Brand Partnerships, and is based in NYC.
Marissa Shrum is a Group Strategy Director at Mother New York, leading strategic and cultural impact initiatives at the creative agency. Her remit includes brand, creative, content, influencer and cultural leadership strategy across Target’s apparel, home, beauty categories. Her experience includes work in the technology and media sectors as well as community organizing for the Kerry and Obama Presidential elections. Marissa spends a lot of time watching choreography videos on YouTube and would like to spend more time thinking about how creativity can close income, education and privilege gaps in America. Marissa works in marketing because she believes creativity can "heal the world, make it a better place, for you and for me and the entire human race."
Alexander Interactive is a 50-person agency on a sunny, open floor in the heart of the Flatiron. We're twice-over a 2015 Best Place to Work, from Crain's New York and AdAge. We're looking for a UX Lead.
Ready Set Rocket is on the hunt for a highly-skilled, highly conceptual Art Director to join our creative team. Our Art Directors are the key people behind everything creative our agency produces and are involved in every step of our creative projects, from concepting big ideas to flawless executions of interactive experiences.
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Projective Space is a community-centered coworking space for creative entrepreneurs that choose to make their home in NYC. We’re curating a growing family of mutually supportive businesses.
Dev Bootcamp is the original, short-term, immersive software development program that transforms those new to coding into job-ready, full-stack web developers in a rigorous and supportive environment. Since 2012, we’ve helped more than 2,000 students learn to code and develop meaningful careers in the tech industry. Dev Bootcamp's New York campus also offers short-term coding workshops and a robust schedule of events focusing on the tech industry and tech culture.
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Thursday, October 6th @ 6:15pm
Digital DUMBO "Culture + Code" Presented by Dev Bootcamp
You wouldn't think the technical leads of The New York Times and Aol would have a lot in common with a world famous DJ and the head brewmaster of Sixpoint, but we're teaming up with Dev Bootcamp to prove that thought wrong.
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