To find success in the world of marketing you need excellent business skills, in-depth knowledge of consumer markets and most importantly, creativity. The best way to have an advantage in the marketing industry is to learn from a current successful marketer who knows all the ins and outs of the trade. At Great Black Speakers we have gathered a variety of African-American marketing field experts that are qualified and experienced public speakers to engage audiences about the lucrative world of marketing. Great Black Speakers gives you the ability to book one of our highly successful and recommended marketing professionals to speak and inspire at your next function.
Beauty Queen Turned Corporate Attorney
Marshawn EvansAs one of the nation's leading experts on the art of maximizing potential, Reinvention Strategist™, Entrepreneur and Entertainment Attorney, MARSHAWN EVANS is Founder of ME Unlimited®, a consulting firm focusing on reinvention, diversity, women’s empowerment, leadership and peak performance strategies. She is founder of ME University® - The Ultimate Business & Branding Bootcamp, the industry’s premiere summit for equipping entrepren...
Best Selling Author | Motivational Speaker | Career Consultant
Kaplan Mobray is an acclaimed author, thought leader and motivational speaker on topics ranging from personal branding, leadership, networking, public speaking and success. His presentations have been described as a life-changing event. For more than fifteen years he has led corporate marketing, advertising, and brand development initiatives for Fortune 500 companies. Kaplan speaks to a variety of audiences, including professional organizations, ...
CEO, Luxury Market Branding
Lauren Maillian BiasLauren Maillian Bias is the Founder and CEO of Luxury Market Branding™, a strategic marketing company.A serial entrepreneur, at age 19, Lauren founded a boutique winery that quickly became an internationally recognized award-winning wine brand, making her the youngest self-made winery owner in the country. She served as the Chief Operating Officer of the company from inception through the brand’s acquisition in 2011.Lauren is ...
History curator, Brading expert, and author, The Brand YU Life: Re-thinking Who You Are Through Personal Brand Management
Hajj is the CEO/Co-Founder of Gokit an online identity platform that enables users to manage, organize and curate their story. Gokit’s vision is to create simplistic and beautifully designed identity systems for everyday people and the super influential alike. Within the core of every person is a brand whose story is waiting to be told, packaged and experienced. Hajj is the founder of Brand Camp University the largest personal branding confe...
The Purpose Finder
- Academic, At Risk Youth, Attitude, Black Student Union , Business School, Career, College Leadership, College Motivational, College Orientation, College Success, Discovering your Passion, Education, Entrepreneurship, High School Motivational, HBCU, Inspirational, Internships, Leadership, Marketing, NSBE, Personal Development, STEM, Success
- $5,000 - $10,000
- New York
Jullien GordonJullien Gordon, The PurposeFinder, is the country’s leading voice on purpose and motivation for the millennial generation. At the age of 27, he already has 10 years of experience working with millennials as a CEO, coach, and counselor. As the author of two amazing books, The 8 Cylinders of Success: How To Align Your Personal and Professional Purpose and Good Excuse Goals: How To Eliminate Procrastination and Perfectionism Forever, J...
Renaissance Woman 2.0 sharing secrets to personal branding, leadership, and business success
Lisa Nicole Bell is the personification of what happens when art and commerce collide. A passionate communicator, creative businesswoman, and relentless solution finder, Lisa is a unique hybrid of social change agent, on air personality and behind-the-scenes powerhouse. As an award winning filmmaker, media personality, international speaker, and media entrepreneur, Lisa sits at the helm of a burgeoning empire that includes business and media pro...
Founder of Great Black Speakers Bureau and Leading Entrepreneurship & Personal Achievement Expert
- 100 Black Men, Alpha Phi Alpha, Black Student Union , Business Development, Business School, College Orientation, College Success, Discovering your Passion, Entrepreneurship, NPHC Fraternities/Sororities, High Achieving Youth, Internet Marketing, Marketing, Networking, NSBE, Personal Productivity , STEM, Technology, Upward Bound, Young Black Men, Youth Entrepreneurship
- $2,500 - $5,000
Lawrence WatkinsLawrence Watkins is one of America’s leading entrepreneurship and personal achievement experts. His journey has taken him from an ultra-underachiever in high school to a graduate of an Ivy League business school as well as the Owner of Great Black Speakers, Great Pro Speakers, Co-Founder of Ujamaa Deals, and Principal of Sachs Technologies. Lawrence was born and raised in Louisville, KY to a police officer father and a mother who...
Radio Personality and Journalist
Clay CaneClay Cane is a New York City-based, radio personality and award-winning journalist. His work covers various topics: pop culture, sexuality, race, religion, social networking and personal branding. Raised in both Washington State and Philadelphia, his diverse racial and socio-economic background has fueled him to consistently deliver edgy commentary, which has garnered a strong following on his social commentary website, ClayCane.net, a 2...
Founder of The Art of Applying and CEO of Crazy Girl Nation
Kaneisha Grayson is an entrepreneur, writer, and speaker who provides practical tips for achieving one’s dreams despite the odds. She founded her business “The Art of Applying” to coach non-traditional applicants as they apply to top MBA and other graduate programs. She uses the power of effective storytelling to propel people to achieve their most audacious goals and dreams. Kaneisha Grayson has been featured on MBAPodcaster as well as Vault.com...
Startup Advisor at StartupExpert.us
Dezmon Landers is a startup entrepreneur, blogger and avid traveler. He specializes in the study and execution of startup businesses and is the founder of Startup Expert, an entrepreneurial advisory service in Atlanta, GA. Dezmon loves startups and has started 8 technology and service based companies since 2003. Along the way, he's gained an immense amount of knowledge on building startup companies. In 2005, he realized there were things he j...
Co-founder of dangerousNEGRO and a leader of a new breed of young entrepreneurs in America.
Demetrius Darnell WalkerDemetrius Darnell Walker is a native New Yorker. Born in Brooklyn and raised in the Bronx, Demetrius represents not only the merits of higher education, but street knowledge as well. Growing up in New York City, Demetrius was exposed to the struggles of the urban community. Avoiding the common pit falls of fellow friends and family members was a daily battle. An exceptionally gifted student, Demetrius left the city turmoi...
Sports Entrepreneur and Marketing Leadership Professor at UNC Chapel HIll
Dr. Debby Stroman is a faculty member of the Sport Administration specialization of the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Her teaching focus is the theory and practical application of economics and finances, leadership, and the marketing of sport. Her research interests are leadership, entrepreneurship, and social issues of sport. Additional responsibilities include faculty advisor to the ...
Founder & CEO of YFS Magazine
Erica Nicole is an accomplished serial entrepreneur, acclaimed small business expert, dynamic speaker, syndicated columnist, philanthropist and Christian thought leader. As a renowned serial entrepreneur, Erica leads a diverse business portfolio across digital media, national speaking, global business development, and electronic equipment industries. Erica is best known by the entrepreneurial community as the Founder and CEO of YFS Magazine: ...
Global PR Strategist and Sales Executive; Entrepreneur and Public Speaker
Candace ReeseWith a reputation for challenging small visions and transforming them into global notoriety, Candace Reese is a nationally-recognized entrepreneur and inspirational speaker. Specializing in corporate and philanthropic strategy management, Reese has a strong track record in exceeding expectations. At the inception of her career, she quickly gained a reputation for her progressive sales and marketing techniques. After several years...
Award-winning Marketing, Management, and Distance Learning Expert
Dr. R. Kay Green is theCEO/President of RKG Marketing Solutions LLC. and author of “I’ve been called the B* Word…Now what do I do? 13 Rules for the “New-Age” Professional Women. For over 13 years, Dr. R. Kay Green, has devoted her existence to developing a greater understanding of the Marketing and Business disciplines. Dr. Kay is currently featured on Great Women Speakers, Great African-American Speakers, Marketing Experts, Black Experts, Gur...
Helping marketing executives and entrepreneurs understand how to leverage the Internet to build a brand and drive traffic and revenue.
Maisha is the president of message medium, a New York City Internet Strategy firm that uses Web site design, Internet marketing, and educational and strategic consulting to help small businesses create the greatest impact, the highest ROI, the biggest digital footprint and the most dynamic brand online. Maisha's firm has provided strategic, design, marketing and technical guidance for initiatives in every space of industry - editorial, political ...
Harvard MBA and Celebrated Expert on Global/Social Entrepreneurship, Wine, and African trade
Selena Cuffe is the President and CEO of Heritage Link Brands, LLC, the largest company in North America dedicated to importing and marketing wine produced by indigenous Africans. With wines that have been featured by media outlets including TIME and PBS, the company’s South African portfolio has won industry accolades from the International Wine Challenge, Decanter Magazine, and Wine Spectator, among others. Customers include household names lik...
Melanie Bonita is a #1 Amazon Bestselling Author and Award-winning Inspirational Speaker helping people to get more determined to achieve their dreams.
Melanie BonitaMelanie Bonita is a #1 Amazon Bestselling author, award-winning international inspirational speaker, faith coach, praise dancer and gospel fitness instructor. She's on a mission to help people get more determined, dedicated and driven to achieve their dreams and destiny. Her "Daily Dose Series" show others how to maximize their life and achieve their dreams by using daily strategies to get there. Melanie Bonita started being a very...
The Better Business Builder
James (Jim) Nemley, LPBC, CBP, CFLT, CEDP, CMA, CF, Chief Executive Officer "If you always do what you always did, you'll always get what you always got." Jim is into Attitude Adjustment. He feels that it is important to change the mind of the individual in order to affect different results, especially in the case of business owners. For more than 25 years Jim has put entrepreneurs and business owners on the right track to success. As Chief Coach...
Servant Leader who has dedicated her life to changing the world through strategic communication, community service, and women’s empowerment
Joy Cook is an experienced professional in making and fostering relationships through digital engagement. This has placed her among top professionals in managing the online community. Affectionately, titled “Ms. Twitter” by the front page of a popular publication, Joy has positioned herself as one of the nation's top authorities on Twitter (@JoyCookPR). Joy took her Twitter talents to the White House when she was selected as one of the influenti...
Daria Burke, Founder & CEO of Black MBA Women, is an Independent Strategic Marketing Consultant in New York City, helping luxury, beauty and entertainment clients with a range of marketing initiatives including Brand Strategy, Marketing Communication, etc
Daria BurkeDaria Burke is the Founder and CEO of Black MBA Women, the first media platform that delivers content, career development and community for black women from top-tier business schools. She is also an independent strategic marketing consultant in New York City, helping luxury, beauty and entertainment clients with a range of marketing initiatives including brand strategy, marketing communication, launch planning and digital marketing. M...
Muckracker. Motivator. Mentor. Former advertising executive turned industry activist and talent futurist.
Lincoln StephensLincoln Stephens is a former Advertising Account Management Executive (Carol H Williams, Martin Retail, and TracyLocke) turned activist, muckraker and entrepreneur. In his professional career, Stephens has worked with top brands such as Frito Lay, Quaker, Pepsi, Cadillac, Hummer, Chevrolet, and Coca-Cola. Born in Dallas, Texas, Lincoln is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia where he received a Bachelor’s in Journali...
CMO of @blerdology + Founder of Glamobile; DMV’s 30 Under 30, BET “Blacks on the Brink of Greatness”, Black Enterprise's 5 Future Leaders in Tech
Amanda SpannAmanda Spann is a PR and Branding Consultant who writes and speaks on the topics of media, entertainment and technology. She is the CMO of STEM social enterprise Blerdology (formerly known as #BlackGirlsHack) and the owner of fashion tech hub, GLAMobile. She has been honored as one of the DMV’s 30 Under 30, One of 2013’s “Blacks on the Brink of Greatness” by BET and as one of 5 future leaders in technology by Black Enterprise Magazine...