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 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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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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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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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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  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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  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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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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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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On January 17, 2014 President Obama gave a speech highlighting changes to the U.S. approach to Signals Intelligence (SIGINT).  In particular, the President addressed growing concerns regarding the National Security Agency’s bulk metadata collection programs; most notably...
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