Steve Carafello

Steve Carafello

A Morris County, NJ man with a childhood passion for doodling and Super 8 filming is back at the drawing board 40 years later. Now, he is cashing in on the fun, making animated and live action videos for companies that span the globe. Steve Carafello of Denville, NJ is…

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Joy Cheriel Brown

Joy Cheriel Brown

Joy Cheriel Brown is an accomplished filmmaker, with an MFA in creative writing from National University and a bachelor’s degree from Howard University, where she studied film and English and graduated summa cum laude. Joy is the founder of Third Person Omniscient Productions, a production company whose mission it is…

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Ashvin Arora

Ashvin Arora

Ashvin Arora was born in India. He completed his Bachelor in engineering from BITS Pilani, a premier institution in his home country. Ashvin then migrated to Australia and completed his MBA from the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He has been an Australian citizen for more than 30 years,…

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Emmy Wu

Emmy Wu

With two decades of experience in the Hollywood film industry, she’s worked with brands like MGM, Paramount, Disney, Real Housewives, and Subaru. Emmy brings big-screen storytelling strategies to help artists and visionaries to elevate their online presence and create a bigger impact using the power of video. At the heart…

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Ali Payani

Ali Payani

Ali Payani, Co-Founder and CEO of LookinLA, a leading digital marketing agency recognized as one of the best marketing firms in Los Angeles. He was born in 1990 in Iran and moved to Dubai in 2005 and moved to the U.S.A in 2016. The fast success of LookinLA speaks to…

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Rouzbeh Pirouz

Rouzbeh Pirouz

Rouzbeh Pirouz is a tech entrepreneur and philanthropist. In 1997, he founded mondus.com. Thanks to successful venture capital investment, the fast-growing tech start-up quickly because a leader in the European tech industry. Rouzbeh took on the role of CEO and raised more than $150 million in strategic and venture capital…

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Lajuanda Asemota

Lajuanda Asemota

With nearly two decades of experience creating impact across sectors, Oakland native Lajuanda M. Asemota specializes in grassroots program design, diversity and inclusion in educational spaces, and technology for good. Currently, she is the Chief Executive Officer & Cofounder of Second Chance Studios, a nonprofit digital media company that trains…

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Lacey Kaelani

Lacey Kaelani

Antler US portfolio company Casting Depot, the professional network in media and entertainment, is emerging as the industry’s premier marketplace for all facets of the on-camera talent booking process. Co-founders Lacey Kaelani and Brad Larson have led Casting Depot through a 446% month over month increase in talent user growth….

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Mingjie Zhai

Mingjie Zhai

Mingjie Zhai is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur. She is the founder and CEO of The Love Story Media Inc., a non-profit organization that combines media with the mission of improving mental wellbeing through expressive journaling. She is also the founder of a new writing genre called “Journal-Artism,” which fuses…

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Megan Nager

Megan Nager

Megan Nager is a comedian, writer, filmmaker and owner of Wake and Make Media, a production company based in Charlotte, NC and Los Angeles, CA. Originally started in Los Angeles, Wake and Make Media has quickly become the premiere production and marketing company for local brands and businesses looking to…

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