WHO I AM
I was born and raised in a hub city of Los Angeles, California (USA). In high school I lettered in track and field and football and then went to university to study International Business. After which I began my career in the music industry as an Artist Development Executive. This experience enabled me to learn the art of building global brands and I have been fortunate to live and work in Japan, London, Hong Kong, Brazil, Chile, Argentina and Morocco. I am also bi-lingual in English and Spanish.
Additionally I am an awarded socio-political humanitarian, talk radio host, best-selling author and the former orator for the California branch of the US Legislative Black Caucus.
I am the proud CEO of TheBillieonGroup.com, my family owned global venture capital company. We specialize in investments / partnerships with family owned companies around the world. Our ventures are in tech, real estate, entertainment, apparel and accessories, media / advertising, renewable energy and original intellectual properties. My personal goal is to bridge generational access to wealth by modernizing the landscape with multi-cultural and community investments.
WHAT I DO
Former Orator for the California branch of the Legislative Black Caucus; key note speaker on issues of socio-politics and business to a wide array of corporations including Viacom, Facebook, Monster.com as well as various universities and philanthropic organizations.
Two time Best-Selling author (various lists) on socio-relationships and socio-role reversal. I am also the Executive Director of the acclaimed "Coach Carter" book.
CONSULTING / MEDIA
I am currently the on screen consultant of AMC Network's / WE tv's presentation of MILLION DOLLAR MATCHMAKER. I consult show guests on methods to change their lives. I also have featured articles in HUFFINGTON POST, INFLUENCIVE.COM, TRANSWORLD, ESPN.com and ESSENCE Magazine.