Ted Chung (Snoops Doggs Manager), Congressman Eric Swalwell, and Congressman Hank Johnson speak at Innovation Live TODAY

July 28, 2016 — Hot off their successful launch party in Cleveland with ?uestLove, Innovation Live (www.InnovationLive.us) continues their series of entertaining and informative events at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Innovation Live unites the worlds of technology and politics — through a series of events, music concerts, and panel discussions that bring together the brightest minds in America’s startup community and our country’s most influential government policy makers.

The multi-talented percussionist, music journalist, record producer, DJ and actor ?UESTLOVE headlined The Innovation Live Kickoff Party last sunday night at Cleveland’s historic Tequila Ranch.

Up next is Innovation Live at The Annenberg School of Communication at The University of Pennsylvania on July 26 and July 28 from 12pm to 6pm.

Highlights include one on one conversations Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA), Congressman Jared Polis (D-CA) and journalist Matt Katz from WNYC & New Jersey Public Radio,  Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Alex Klokus, Founder of Futurism, as well as a one on one conversation between Alison Snyder Senior Editor of The Washington Post and Ted Chung, CEO and Co-Founder of MERRY JANE, the leading cannabis media platform, and Snoop Dogg’s long time manager.

My Brothers Keeper Philadelphia (MBK Philly) will also present panels regarding Diversity and criminal justice reform. Other prominent speakers include Vikrum D. Aiyer, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in the U.S. Department of Commerce, Kendrick Davis, Director of STEM Initiatives, Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Education, Chuck Creekmur Founder of All Hip Hop.com, human trafficking activist Brooke Axtell, and Jack Drummond, Director of the Office of Black Male Engagement for the City of Philadelphia.

MBK Philly  is a city-wide collective that engages and empowers individuals and organizations to take action in dismantling systems of inequality to create measurable change for youth. Our vision is to eliminate the disparity in outcomes for boys and young men of color.

Innovation Live is committed to providing startups with access to the resources and networks they need to succeed, while creating more jobs for Americans by stimulating and cultivating a growing American startup economy.
Launching a comprehensive series of entertaining and informative events at both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, Innovation Live combines targeted, programmed events by day and brings together entrepreneurs, policymakers, celebrities, and VIPs to network, enjoy great music, and cultivate valuable relationships by night.

Current sponsors for Innovation Live include The University of Pennsylvania, Aemass VR, Fusicology, My Democracy, The Cloak Room, My Brothers Keeper Philadelphia, Drink:lavit, Springboard Enterprises, and A.G.E.

To find out more information, visit the Innovation Live website — www.InnovationLive.us


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