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Afro-Futurism Marketing with Brandon Williams

Brandon Williams is the CEO/Founder of LA-based Afro-Futurist Experience Agency, focusing on promoting equity through Strategy, Creative, & Experience with 55 Media Group. His credits have included working with EDM producer Boyz Noise, choreography for Bloc Talent Agency, and touring stateside with his famous creative collective called The Dorks!

Brandon graduated from FIDM in 2009 and Art Institute of North Hollywood in 2011. After college, he ventured into the music industry, working alongside The Insomniac Festival for EDC 2010-2011 as a talent and also consulting in content strategy and marketing. In 2012 as an account executive, he helped scale the programmatic division of Engage BDR, leading to the company's IPO in 2017. Brandon's unique background highlights over 10 years of expertise in marketing and leveraging relationships into business. His passion for all things creative lead to the inception of 55 Media Group in 2017.

About 55 Media Group: Current and previous clients include Hashtaghappyperiod.org, Own Networks Black Love, Will.i.AM, Hueyouknow.com. Afropunk.com, Dash Radio, Soho House, Zmbizi.com, SuperNova Women, Mastercard, Grub Hub, and many more.

In this episode we discuss:

  • What is afro-futurism?
  • What type of clients do you work with?
  • How and when does someone explore afro-futurism marketing?
  • Advice on how to niche down.

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