Kellen Roland is the former COO at “i am OTHER” and was recently named CEO of JOOPITER. Kellen Roland walks us through his journey of discovering his identity, navigating professional spaces, and developing his own leadership style. He encourages everyone to prioritize meditation and to leverage personal relationships. Be sure to catch the full episode on our website and SUBSCRIBE to our Youtube Channel
Abu Fofanah is an entrepreneur and digital marketing coach. He is also the founder of House of Fofanah, an experience driven marketing agency. Abu shares his experience of quitting his corporate job and starting his first year of full time entrepreneurship.
Max Tuchman, CEO & Co-Founder of interactive video-calling platform Caribu, joins Black Ambition CEO Felecia Hatcher to talk about successful equity crowd funding.
Juan Pablo Cappello of PAG Law joins Black Ambition CEO Felecia Hatcher to talk about navigating founder mistakes. As a VC lawyer and founder, Juan shares insights on avoidable mistakes early in the Founder journey — mistakes that other VCs and founders should look out for. A leader in the Miami investing scene, Juan was named “Most Influential Hispanics” by Poder magazine in the areas of science and technology, and was selected as a “Top 50 Entrepreneur” by Business Leader magazine.
Jonah Peretti, CEO of BuzzFeed, shares the journey to building this incredible conglomerate and the insight into what he learned to really grow his team, his capital, & the business overall.
Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i, EVP of Entertainment, Diversity, Inclusion & Communication of CBS Entertainment, joins us to share ways to fix the issues regarding diverse representations across industries. She also shares great tips for companies with diverse leadership as we work towards a more inclusive workspace.
Collette Hemmings, Chief Mindfulness Officer at Chemmings Coaching, LLC, shares tips to practice Mindful Leadership in any environment and how important it is for founders to take the time to reflect, refine, and realize their vision.
Riana Lynn, Founder & CEO of Journey Foods, shares how to access various tools that can build the next billion-dollar companies, why it’s important to invest in local initiatives, and how to scale sustainably without needing too much capital.
After successfully raising $100,00 through a friends and family round, Justin Turk & Andre Davis, Co-founders of Livegistics, share what it took to start their company and how to navigate the support they received while running the business.
As a partner of Black Ambition, CHANEL has assembled a diverse group of industry leaders including Tracee Ellis Ross, Edith Cooper, Emma Grede, Natalie Massenet, and Samira Nasr for “Women Who Lead”, a conversation about leadership through a woman’s lens. Encompassing an expansive range of topics, the intimate conversation covers resilience and determination, mentorship, building culture and community, and the importance of self-confidence and clarity of vision.
This content series is focused on providing access to thought-leaders shaping the future. We are honored to have brought together visionary entrepreneurs, VCs, creatives and leaders to support founders and dismantle the systemic inequities embedded in the world of business.
Melissa Bradley of 1863 Ventures joins Black Ambition CEO Felecia Hatcher to talk about ‘knowing your numbers,’ understanding the ways founders can use data to tell their story, and strategies to generate greater economic opportunities.