03 May 2015

Shark Tank Tour – Atlanta

On April 13th we brought the casting team for ABC’s Shark Tank to Atlanta, Georgia for the third  stop in a nationwide tour focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices to the show. I joined the Values Partnerships team in hosting four events with number of partners in...
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26 Apr 2015

Shark Tank Tour – DC

 On April 11th we brought the casting team for ABC’s Shark Tank to Washington, D.C. for the second  stop in a nationwide tour focused on bringing more diverese ideas and voices to the show. I joined the Values Partnerships team in hosting three events with number of...
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25 Apr 2015

Shark Tank Tour – NYC

On February 25th, I joined Scott Salyers – head of casting for ABC’s Shark Tank – in New York for the first stop in a series of private casting events focused on bringing more diverese ideas and voices to the show. We kicked off the tour by celebrating the...
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25 Apr 2015

Shark Tank Tour

ABC’s Shark Tank is the number one show on Friday night in America. Entering its seventh season, Shark Tank has introduced viewers to entrepreneurs across the country who have taken the incredible ride that is entrepreneurship. Viewers have been both entertained and...
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03 Feb 2015

#Hack4Congress

At this point, the punchline about America’s displeasure with the U.S. Congress would be trite if not for the pang of disappointment and confusion generated by the reminder that Congress is in need of some help. On January 30, 2015 the Open Gov Foundation gathered a group...
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17 Nov 2014

My Brother’s Keeper Hackathon #MBKHack

  On November 14, 2014  technologists, developers, designers, community leaders, policy experts, parents, and more gathered in Philadelphia  for the first My Brother’s Keeper Hackathon #MBKHack.   The event, powered by Qeyno Labs, and sponsored by #YesWeCode, MSNBC,...
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01 Nov 2014

Guest Lecture: Consumer Behavior – Ryan Leslie v. Soulja Boy

  This week, I had the opportunity to guest lecture in the COM 370, Publicity and Media Relations class at Trinity Washington University #funtimes. Guest lecturing tonight on consumer behavior at Trinity University. #analytics #Comms A photo posted by Brando...
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04 Aug 2014

My Brother’s Keeper Data Jam

Recap of the first My Brother's Keeper Data Jam hosted by Georgetown University & the US Department of Education in Washington, D.C.
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27 Jan 2014

Economic Intel

On Jan. 26, 2014 German public broadcast station, ARD Mediathek, aired a 30 minute interview with Edward Snowden.  In this interview, Snowden accuses the United States’ National Security Agency of economic espionage.  Snowden directly addresses a question posed by...
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