Dorothea Taylor

Website: https://tpdesigninc.com/home LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dorothea-taylor-62a02231 Who is Dorothea Taylor? “Dorothea Taylor is a founder and the current owner of T.P. Design, a studio based in Stone Mountain, Georgia. For more than 30 years, she’s brought a signature blend of illustration, and typography/title design to her work for clients like Pepsi, Church’s, General Mills, Cartoon Network, Georgia […]

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Todd Triplett

Website: https://www.toddntriplett.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/toddtriplett Who is Todd Triplett? “Welcome to my planet. Its here, that I’ve found that the power of imagination makes us infinite. Throughout my career as a creative, I have used the power of imagination, coupled with personal experiences and insights, to craft memorable stories, build iconic brands and shape global culture. […]

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Dr. Melisa Achoko Allela

Website: https://melisallela.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melisaallela Who is Dr. Melisa Achoko Allela? “Dr. Melisa Achoko Allela is an Interactive Media designer and Lecturer at the Technical University  of Kenya. She also dabbles as an illustrator, animator, researcher and eLearning specialist. Her creative and research work explores the convergence of experimental animation and emerging technologies in storytelling. Her […]

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Laetitia Auguste

Website: https://www.laugus.design LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laugus Who is Laetitia Auguste? “I’m Laetitia (leh-tee-syah), a proud Haitian Visual Designer based in New York.‍ I’m a multi-disciplinary designer raised in Port-au-prince, Haiti. My love for design sparked from illustrating graphic novels in primary school. And this eventually led me to the Art Institute of Chicago where I continued to […]

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Julian Gilliam

Website: https://www.juliangilliam.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juliangilliam Who is Julian Gilliam? “Julian brings his thorough understanding of popular cultures through a well-versed lens to the table of marketing and advertising. He understands social and digital strategy to an emotional level across platforms. From a real-life social perspective to how TV, digital, and OOH content should live in the […]

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Dr. Nettrice R. Gaskins

Website: https://www.nettricegaskins.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nettrice Who is Dr. Nettrice R. Gaskins? “Dr. Nettrice R. Gaskins is an African American digital artist, academic, cultural critic and advocate of STEAM fields. In her work she explores “techno-vernacular creativity” and Afrofuturism. Dr. Gaskins teaches, writes, “fabs”, and makes art using algorithms and machine learning. She has taught multimedia, visual art, and computer science with high […]

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Marco Wright

Website: https://marcowright.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcowright Who is Marco Wright? “Marco Wright is a digital designer with over eight years of experience in creating engaging and effective designs for leading brands. He is currently working at a global sportswear brand in Beaverton, Oregon via Insight Global, where he designs digital executions for seasonal campaigns across various channels, […]

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Amanda George

Website: http://amandageorge.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amandageorge1 Who is Amanda George? “Hi! I’m Amanda. I’m a detail-oriented and multi-skilled leader with a deep understanding across product design, user interface design, user experience, creative strategy and business transformation. I’ve worked with some of today’s most established brands including Equinox, Apple, Nike, Google, YouTube, Jordan brand, Carnival Cruises, Maybelline, L’Oreal Paris, […]

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Ted Chiasson

Website: https://www.ted-chiasson.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tedchiasson Who is Ted Chiasson? “I’m an inclusive design leader driven by a purpose to empower individuals, foster excellence, and champion inclusivity. With an aim to deliver world-class user-centric experiences that generate business success, I orchestrate design strategy, build high-performing teams, and cultivate a culture of excellence. I come with an established […]

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Raven Sims

Website: https://www.ravensims.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/raven-sims-mps-cissp-ccsp-sscp-a9405b73 Who is Raven Sims? “Raven Sims is a cyber architect within the Defense Industry. In this role, Sims has responsibility for the division’s cyber architecture within weapon system command and control business portfolio, including full spectrum cyber, cloud computing, as well as mission enabling cyber solutions supporting domestic and international customers. […]

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John Ford

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnwfordii Who is John Ford? “For over 20 years John has worked in nearly every facet of video production from broadcast to marketing and even corporate communications. Success for John is pairing cutting edge creativity with an engineering mindset for execution. John is also a 13 time Telly Award winning producer at StudioNow while […]

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Courtney Coprich

Website: https://www.courtneycoprich.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/courtney-coprich Who is Courtney Coprich? “Courtney Coprich is a Multidisciplinary Creative & Brand Strategist in Atlanta, Georgia who is well versed in social media marketing, SEO, campaigns and content creation. She is currently the Senior Content Manager, Creative Services at Tyler Perry Studios.” (source)

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Justin E. Samuels

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/justinsamuels Who is Justin E. Samuels? “I’m currently a Senior Software Engineer at the industry-leading marketing and e-commerce platform, Mailchimp, where I create unique & engaging interactions for our customers by using React.JS & PHP. I graduated from Mississippi State University on May 9th, 2015, with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with an emphasis […]

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Rashida Morgan-Brown

Website: https://www.rashidasdesigns.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rashidamorganbrown Who is Rashida Morgan-Brown? “Rashida Morgan-Brown is an award winning Creative Director in the Magazine and Publishing industry. As a visual story teller she has lead creative art, photo, video production, and photo teams to award winning success. She is this year’s Eddie and Ozzie Art Director of the Year winner. […]

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Don Charlton

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/doncharlton Who is Don Charlton? “Don is a tech entrepreneur and investor based in Atlanta, Georgia. He is currently founder and CEO of Quicki, a platform where professionals use the persuasive power of personalized video messages to connect with leads, nurture prospects, and win customers. Don also founded JazzHR (formerly The Resumator) in 2009, […]

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Sharae Gibbs

Website: https://www.shedesigns.org LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharaegibbs Who is Sharae Gibbs? “A Founder, Director, and Interaction Designer. I leverage my knowledge of Human-Centered Design and UX to mentor junior designers. As an instructional designer, I combine my passion for design and technology to develop curriculum. I enjoy teaching, nature, art, and playing spades.” (source)

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Ndubisi Okoye

Website: https://www.ndubisiokoye.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ndubisi-okoye-45621672 Who is Ndubisi Okoye? “Ndubisi graduated from College for Creative Studies in Detroit in 2015 with a B.F.A. in Advertising Design. Before graduating, he began his career working as an Art Director for many advertising agencies in Detroit. His client roster includes General Motors, Chevrolet, and Chrysler. Before accepting his first […]

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Kathryn Hicks

Website: https://www.gokatcreate.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathryn-hicks-2aa64942 Who is Kathryn Hicks? “Hello! I’m Kathryn Hicks. I’m the Founder & Art Director of Creature Studio, leading a skilled team of creators on adventures in the XR realm. For eight thrilling years, I’ve spread my wings in AR, VR, and MR, from mystical medical and educational content to enchanting virtual […]

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Samuel McKinley Smithers

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sms2dezign Who is Samuel McKinley Smithers? “I take pride in being humble, coachable, tenacious, and highly collaborative without taking anything for granted! Award-winning multidisciplinary creative, strategist, and marketer with global consumer design, digital, and traditional agency experience. I have written, directed, and conceived integrated campaigns for global brands, national clients, and almost everything else […]

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Francine A. Thompson

Website: https://francineathompson.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/francinethompson Who is Francine A. Thompson? “I’m Francine – a designer based out of San Diego focused on brand design but always expanding. My work has its roots in curiosity and smart strategy but comes to life through considered, holistic systems that give brands life. I work beyond the Graphic Designer title. […]

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André Lindo

Website: https://www.andrelindo.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrelindo Who is André Lindo? “As a creative product designer, my focus lies in delivering innovative ideas through a comprehensive design process. I specialize in UX and visual design, thoroughly engaging with users to understand their needs, wireframing, prototyping, and aligning with business and marketing requirements. I excel in collaborating with developers […]

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Alexandria Williams

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexandriawilliams Who is Alexandria Williams? “Alexandria is a solution oriented creative, a writer and a critical thinker. She creates digital stories about people, places, ideas, experiences and popular culture. As a leader she spends days analyzing the message in the medium. She has worked with notable clients such as P&G, J&J, L’Oréal, Estée Lauder, […]

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Michael Tinglin

Website: https://mtinglin.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaeltinglin Who is Michael Tinglin? “I am passionate about crafting exceptional products and services, drawing on my background in Design and Social Sciences to deliver award-winning solutions for organizations and clients across diverse verticals and mediums. Leading teams on both client and agency sides, I have successfully delivered high-ROI digital products and […]

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Angelica Willis

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelica-willis Who is Angelica Willis? “Can Machine Learning aid reforestation efforts in Rwanda help teachers make better education decisions, and help young people make better eating choices? I am working to push the boundaries of interdisciplinary applications of Artificial Intelligence.” (source)

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Zeke Binion

Website: https://zekebinion.io LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ezekielbinion Who is Zeke Binion? “With 15 years of combined experience in Lean innovation, product design, software development and leadership, he helps businesses grow by making products with love, care, and thoughtfulness for the people whose lives are impacted by them. Since 2022, Zeke has served as a Senior Design Engineer at Cisco […]

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Krystle Rowry

Website: https://krissdidit.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/krystlerowry Who is Krystle Rowry? “Hi, I’m Krystle Rowry, but you can call me Kriss. I create iconic brands for remarkable women and their unique gifts. To put it simply, I make websites that showcase the best YOU. Uncanny empathy combined with my expert knowledge of online marketing allows me to strategically […]

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Vince Wanga

Website: https://vwanga.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vincent-wanga Who is Vince Wanga? “Vincent Wanga is a fine artist, designer, creative director, consultant, and entrepreneur with almost two decades of professional experience in a multitude of creative disciplines. Inspired by art, film, architecture, technology, and travel, he has explored the world collecting creative inspiration while collaborating with a diverse constituency […]

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Charity Corcino

Website: https://ccorcino24.github.io LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/charitycorcino Who is Charity Corcino? “Charity graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. She also has an Associate’s Degree in Communications with a concentration in New Media. While attending college, Charity was as a full-time student and worked full-time. Toward the end of her college years and after graduation, she […]

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