Detavio Samuels

At the age of 33, Detavio is one of the marketing world's youngest executives and has helped some of the world's biggest companies (including Walmart, Chrysler LLC, NBA and Johnson & Johnson) build their brands and connect to consumers.

Currently Detavio works at Radio One, the nation's leading urban media company, where he operates as the President of One Solution. In this role, Detavio is helping to further blur the lines between the media and creative worlds by building a creative shop inside of a media company. In addition, Detavio functions as a chief growth officer and is responsible for developing and implementing plans to grow the entire company.

Detavio is also the founder of Exist No More, a personal inspiration company built on the success of his first book and designed to inspire greatness in his generation. Through his writing, motivational speeches and interviews, Detavio continuously seeks to unleash the personal magic in all of us.

Detavio has been recognized for his work on both the marketing and personal development fronts with awards such as: 40 Under 40 (Crain's Detroit, 2013), Men of Excellence (Michigan Chronicle, 2012), Power 30 Under 30 (The Apex Society, 2011) and Top Executives In Marketing and Advertising (Black Enterprise, 2011).

When asked to summarize what he has accomplished at such a young age, Detavio says: "I believe in God, dreaming big and winning. I just want to demonstrate what a life based on those three things can look like and to provide a framework for my generation on how to achieve success in their life."