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Welcome to the 4th Annual Rolling Out Innovation Digital Entertainment Conference (RIDE), The Virtual Experience.

Rolling Out’s RIDE is a two-day conference designed to provide access to practical tools, insights, information, and resources to African American leaders and professionals. The conference was designed as a viable platform for skill set exchange with a focus on the areas of Business, Entertainment, Technology, and Thought-Leadership.

PANEL SESSIONS
Elevate your thought process, enhance your craft, and learn how to monetize your talents with your choice of more than 30 sessions including some of the brightest minds in various industries. RIDE will host the top subject matter experts to share with you best practices; taking you and your business to the next level.

INSPIRATIONAL KEYNOTES
In the past, we’ve had names like Dame Dash, Mona Scott-Young, Ray J, and Charlamagne Tha God on the Keynote stage. This year is no different. We are inviting more great individuals, like in the past, to inspire you with their insight, vision, and experience.

INTERACTIVE CONNECTIVITY
Engage with some of the top brands leveraging the latest technology and developing the most innovative approach to leading their business and bettering our community and world. #RIDECon20 is here to give you access to the top thought-leaders and hottest technology.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES
RIDE is not your average conference. We want to equip attendees with the knowledge and the opportunity to gain practical experience on how to excel at any level. Come to network with your peers and executives. Listen to new perspectives, share, and come together to change the world.

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Schedule

· Stage
RIDE Conference 2020 Kickoff
CEO Munson Steed kicks off Rolling Out's 4th Annual RIDE Conference.
Charles Jenkins Munson Steed
· Stage
Leveraging Tech to Build Your Brand & Business
Learn how to leverage technology to build a successful business and profitable brand. 
John  Pasmore Regan M. Yeldell
· Stage
A Seat at the Table: Asking for Exactly What You Want
How to be present in corporate America.
Steve Canal Derek Epps
· Sessions
C-Suite Conversations with Irv Ashford, Jr. and Deon Taylor
Conversations with C-Suite Level executives discussing how to finance your film and television series.
Larry Reed Mo Corker Deon Taylor Jeff Colvin Irv Ashford
· Stage
Raising Capital for your Company at Every Level
Learn from industry experts on how to raise capital for your business. Panelist will discuss topics such as crowdfunding and angel investing.
David Shands Dawn Dickson
· Stage
Winning Women, Working Wonders
Learn what it takes to win in business from women who are winning and working wonders!
Kevin E. Hooks Munson Steed Terra Wallace Beatrice Dixon
· Sessions
Film & Music Content Creation Lab
Content creation for film, music and tv.
Walter Newman Sheoyki  Jones
· Stage
Sports Marketing & Branded Experiences
Learn how brands manage their relationships with sports organizations to achieve their objectives.
Michael Laungani Carlos Scott Tyrone poole Adam Dettman
· Sessions
Real Estate Investing & Community Development for Wealth Creation
Making smart investments through Real Estate & Community Development to create wealth
Yonina Gray Joel Dixon Edward Bolden Darryl Shore
· Sessions
Building Relationship with your Banker
Learning the importance of having and maintaining a relationship with your financial institution
Larry Reed Mo Corker Irv Ashford
· Stage
Actor vs. Director: Who makes the big screen sizzle more!?
Directors and Actresses share just what it takes to make the screen sizzle with hit shows and films
Munson Steed Brandee Evans Carl   Weber Valarie Pettiford
· Sessions
Approach to Innovation: Bringing Products to Market
Learn how to be innovative in the process of producing products to sell and bringing them to market.
Blake Lopezzo Jason Pratt Brittany  Lanier
· Stage
TechNow
This panel includes tech entrepreneurs discussing the importance of tech in the black community, as well as the opportunities and challenges in innovation.
Christopher King Adrian Claudius-Cole Megan Sunn
· Stage
Controlling our Cultural Narrative Using Music & Technology
Ensuring that our community is invested in profiting from our own culture and music
Munson Steed Kevin E. Hooks Ryan Leslie
· Sessions
Changing the Rules of the Game
This session will show our audience how to gain opportunities in the corporate realm of professional sports
Tina Bonner Marc Spears Cy Alexander
· Stage
How to Scale Your Digital Business
Creating business models and designing your Digital Business in a way that easily generates consistent revenue growth
@CeoMattyJ . (SPEAKER) Marco Hansell IG: @mhansell Steve Canal
· Stage
Rolling Out Cover Conversations
In-depth conversations with Lyrica and Young Dolph
Lyrica Anderson
· Sessions
Nothing New Under Sun
A conversation of Powerful Black Women in Politics from the authors of "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics"
· Stage
Cultural Consciousness
Exploring how to develop deeper cultural knowledge and what that means to our community.
· Stage
RIDE Business Exchange Awards
RIDE recognizes business industry titans who have made a major impact in their communities.
· Stage
The Billion Dollar Sneaker Business
Learn what it takes to bring your own brand to life.
Marques Jackson Jason Brown Richard Cruz
· Expo
CEO to CEO in Beauty! -RIDE Beauty Lounge Hosted by Tie Cooper
Entrpreneurship: The Art of Just Going for It!
Tie Cooper Crystal Khalil Dr. Nicole LaBeach
· Sessions
Financial Education from Childhood through Legacy
Become financially literate from childhood through adulthood and beyond. Learn how to build a financial legacy.
Tina Bonner Jatali Bellanton Mo Corker
· Sessions
The Value of Building your Business Partnerships with Corporations
Building Partnerships with Corporations
· Expo
RIDE Beauty Lounge Hosted by Tie Cooper
Tie Cooper
· Stage
The Evolution of the Black Sports Professional
Learn how The Black Sports Professional has evolved from decades ago to current day. NBA executives share their experiences.
Keia Clarke Swin  Cash- Canal Trajan Langdon
· Stage
E-Commerce and Entrepreneurship
The evolution of retail online and why entrepreneurs should have an e-commerce business model.
Kendra  | Trademark Lawyer |  @kendrastephen Jesseca Dupart Terra Wallace Ty Young
· Sessions
STAR STUDIOS Culture Creators: Turning Scripts and Books into TV Shows & Films
The in-depth process of translating books and scripts into television & film.
Yvette Nicole  Brown Greg Anderson Carl Weber
· Sessions
Community and Small Business Partnerships
How corporations and community partnerships work together to build better business models.
Munson Steed Greg Cunningham Kenneth Kelly
· Stage
Molson Coors: Social Responsibility
Learn about how Molson Coors practices social responsibility.
Dr. Harry Williams Fran Hutchins Michael Nordman
· Expo
CEO to CEO RIDE Beauty Lounge Hosted by Tie Cooper
Tie Cooper Maya Smith Lia Dias
· Stage
Star Studios: Diversity & Images in Entertainment
How diversity is beginning to change the world and images in entertainment.
Munson Steed Laz Alonso
· Sessions
A Budgeting Symposium with Comerica
Shantera Chatman Paul D.  Charles Vanessa Reed Mo Corker
· Sessions
Culture Code Shifters: Changing The Way We Look At Our Health & Food
Panelists will discuss owning our health, wealth, and our own brands
Ahki  Taylor Pinky  Cole
· Stage
Business Exchange: CEO-to-CEO: Demanding Ownership of our Culture and Legacy
Chairman Dame Dash has a thought-provoking 1x1 conversation with CEO Munson on the importance of demanding ownership of our culture & legacy.
Munson Steed Damon Dash
· Stage
Technology & Investing: Exploring Careers On & Off the Field
How athletes are investing in technology companies.
Andre Hill Phillip Fayne  Emmanuel Sanders Munson Steed Josh Bryant
· Sessions
Cali Picnic
· Stage
Money, Music & More
Ensuring that our community is invested in and profiting from our own culture and
Marlon Hubbard Tina Bonner Kawan Prather Marc Byers
· Stage
Rolling Out Cover Conversations with Sukihana
In-depth conversation with Sukihana
· Sessions
The B-Side: Understanding the Business Behind the Brand
How to build your brand in music and where the real money is inside the music business.
· Stage
RIDE Star Studio Awards
AR Shaw
· Stage
Cover Conversations with Young Dolph
Tina Bonner
· Sessions
Afrobeat Culture Sean J, E Cool and Danagog
Danagog Artist
· Stage
RIDE Comedy Show featuring Rodney Perry sponsored by Backwoods and Remy Cointreau
Nav Greene K Dubb Smoking  and Joking
· Sessions
Black Men of Excellence with Charles Jenkins

Speakers

Smoking and Joking

Comedian

K Dubb

Comedian

Nav Greene

Comedian

AR Shaw

Rolling Out Lifestyle Editor

Marlon Hubbard

Director of Brand Marketing, Mass Market Cigars

Mike Norice

Artist and Entrepreneur

Jason Murray

Cali Picnic Promotions Director

Randy Hairston

Cali Picnic Production Director

DJ Battlecat

DJ

Theron Thomas

Grammy Award-Winning, Multi Platinum Songwriter

Jason "Problem" Martin

Rapper & Entrepreneur

Ahki Taylor

Chef

Pinky Cole

CEO & Founder of SluttyVeganATL

Vanessa Reed

External Affairs Market Manager, Comerica Bank

Paul D. Charles

Executive Director Neighborhood Recovery Community Development Corporation

Shantera Chatman

Author and Transformational Consultant

Marc Byers

General Manager at Motown Records

Kawan Prather

Head of Music at i am OTHER

Jesseca Dupart

Kaleidoscope Hair Products and Entrepreneur/Influencer

Jatali Bellanton

Accredited Investor/ Founder of Kids Who Bank

Kendra | Trademark Lawyer | @kendrastephen

Trademark Lawyer

Andre Hill

Speaker

Richard Cruz

Director of Consumer Connections, Foot Locker

Jason Brown

VP of Marketing Champs and Eastbay

Marques Jackson

Senior Director, Partnership Activation & Business Solutions, Miami Dolphins

Laz Alonso

Actor

Keia Clarke

CEO of the NY Liberty

Emmanuel Sanders

Co-Founders, The Fangage

Janice Mathis

NCNW

Fay Ferguson

Burrell Communication

Alva Adams

Toyota

Edna Kane-Williams

AARP

Christopher King

Speaker

Adrian Claudius-Cole

Speaker

Megan Sunn

Speaker

(SPEAKER) Marco Hansell IG: @mhansell

Speaker

@CeoMattyJ .

Brand Developer and Consultant

Lyrica Anderson

Singer and songwriter

Valarie Pettiford

Fosse Tony/Grammy Nominee, Actress (The Family Business, A Discovery of Witches)

Tina Bonner

Moderator

Adrienne Allen

Publicist & Owner, IPY Agency

Brandee Evans

Actress (P-Valley)

Carlos Scott

Moderator

Walter Newman

Turner/Adult Swim

Kevin E. Hooks

Acorns

Adam Dettman

Director of Partnerships & Licensing, Molson Coors

Tyrone poole

2x superbowl champ

Sheoyki Jones

Program Manager, Creative Industries Invest Atlanta

David Shands

Moderator

Dawn Dickson

Serial Founder & Inventor

Derek Epps

Diversity & Inclusion, E&J Gallo Wines

Jeff Colvin

SVP-Commercial Banking, Comerica Entertainment Group

Greg Anderson

Writer/Partner, Tri Destined Studios

Carl Weber

CEO/Publisher, Urban Books Media, NY Times Bestselling Author

Michael Laungani

Marketing Partnerships & Licensing Manager, Molson Coors

Dr. Nicole LaBeach

Life Strategist, Speaker & Author

Darryl Shore

Vice President of Inclusive Communities, Prudential Financial

Crystal Khalil

Co-Founder, Sister Diamonds and International Slumber Party

Lia Dias

CEO of The Girl Cave LA and Cast Member of Married to Medicine LA

Deon Taylor

Writer, Film maker, Director, Founder of Hidden Empire Film Group

Danagog Artist

Artist

Ryan Leslie

CEO & Founder, SuperPhone

Mary Chatman

CEO and Editor in Chief of Black Bride Magazine

Maya Smith

CEO of The Doux Hair Care and Professional Hairstylist

Valarie Pettiford

Fosse Tony/Grammy Nominee, Actress (The Family Business, A Discovery of Witches)

Carl Weber

Director/Partner, Tri Destined Studios

Gregory Anderson

Writer/Partner, Tri Destined Studios

Yvette Nicole Brown

Actress, President/CEO, Little Brown Girl, Inc

Edward Bolden

Founder & Chairman, Bolden Capital Group

Joel Dixon

Principal/Developer/Investor, Urban Oasis Development

Yonina Gray

Director of External Relations, The Reinvestment Fund

Terra Wallace

Head of Education & Engagement at Elavon

Mo Corker

External Affairs Market Manager, Comerica Bank

Larry Reed

SVP Community Development and External Affairs Manager, Comerica Bank

John Pasmore

CEO Yestime, INC.

Ty Young

WNBA Veteran and CEO of TY1 Gear

Phillip Fayne

Founder and Chief Social Impact Engineer at Highsy

Carl Weber

Writer/Executive Producer

Michael Nordman

Senior Manager of Community Affairs, Molson Coors

Brittany Lanier

Senior Marketing Manager, Innovations, Molson Coors

Jason Pratt

Director Beverage Innovation, North America, Molson Coors

Fran Hutchins

Deputy Director, Equality Federation

Blake Lopezzo

Director of Marketing Insights, Molson Coors

Steve Canal

Co-founder, One Venture Group

Josh Bryant

Co-Founder, The Fangage

Kenneth Kelly

Chairman & CEO, First Independence Bank; Chairman, National Bankers Association

Dr. Harry Williams

President & CEO of Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Trajan Langdon

General Manager of the New Orleans Pelicans

Greg Cunningham

Senior Executive Vice President, U.S. Bank

Beatrice Dixon

Co-Founder/CEO of The Honey Pot Company

Cy Alexander

Author, Broadcaster & Motivational Speaker

Marc Spears

Senior NBA writer for ESPN‚ The Undefeated

Swin Cash- Canal

VP, Basketball Operations & Team Development, New Orleans

Charles Jenkins

CEO, Inspired People

Damon Dash

Dame Dash Studios Chairman

Tie Cooper

Rolling Out Beauty Editor

Regan M. Yeldell

Senior Marketing Director, Demand Generation, Comcast Business

Irv Ashford

Chief Community Officer, Comerica

Munson Steed

Thought Producer

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