Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

Building and Protecting Your Digital Brand

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The Next Generation Digital Entrepreneurs Spotlight

Description:  Comprised of two panels, the Spotlight exposes attendees to the intricacies of designing, implementing, monetizing, and protecting digital content.  In this part of the conference, hear from industry experts, practitioners, and investors as they walk through the fundamentals of solid business design, sustainability, and copyright protection of ideas.  The Spotlight promises to be an energized and engaged discussion on the power of digital media and content creation, especially for entrepreneurs and business owners of color.

Presiding Officer:
Nicol Turner-Lee, Vice President and Chief Research and Policy Officer, MMTC

Keynote Remarks:
Richard Nash, Director and Head of Government Affairs, eBay

Panel 1: Building and Protecting Your Digital Brand

Kristal High, Editor-in-Chief, Politic365

Shana Glickfield, Partner, Beekeeper Group
Roland S. Martin, Anchor and Political Correspondent, NewsOne Now, TV One
Navarrow Wright, President and CEO, Close the Divide Project
David Johns, Executive Director, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence
Jeff Johnson, Journalist and Political Commentator, Jeff’s Nation