Brandon V. Chrétien
Entrepreneur in Beverly Hills, California
Recognized as an influential visionary spotting trends developing in technology and entertainment, Brandon V. Chrétien has carved out a unique and successful career path identifying and engineering tailor made strategic partnerships between new media start-ups, celebrities and brands.
As a sought-after consultant amongst the Silicon Beach tech community, Chrétien’s reputation for seamlessly integrating the relationship between start-ups and “celebrity” cultural influencers has been praised by industry leaders far and wide. Chrétien is the founder of the entertainment business development firm “The Create Leverage Consulting Group”, who today has a proven track record for negotiating deals and structuring alliances with such diverse brands that have included Brand Jordan, Aderra Inc., Warner Bros/Telepictures, Code.org, Viddy, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, YouTube, LVMH, AOL, Interscope Records, Rivalry Games and many more. Chrétien continues to successfully transform the way tech companies, celebrities and brands align to accelerate and enhance business development objectives, creating “nonzero sum” equations for all client partners.
Prior to founding The CLC Group in 2007, Chrétien spent 13 years as a marketing executive with several leading music labels. During his time in the music business he was very instrumental in the career development of artists such as Beyoncé, John Legend, Nas and Jennifer Lopez to name a few. In 2004 while at Sony Music he was honored with the prestigious company award “Marketing Executive of The Year”.
Brandon is also passionate when it comes to various philanthropic causes. After working on the Code.org campaign in 2013 which was an initiative to introduce the importance of computer science education to the mainstream, Brandon was inspired to start his own computer coding and robotics academy with an emphasis on targeting the under resourced inner city youth of South Los Angeles CA. Striking an alliance with the Kiss Institution for Practical Robotics (KIPR.org), he accomplished his goal and officially launched his “Limitless” coding and robotics academy on July 12th 2014 and the program is successfully expanding today. In addition, Brandon works closely with the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE.com) as well as Ambition Entrepreneurs (Ambition.education) as he seeks to instill the values of entrepreneurship to underserved youth and inspire them to become the game changers of tomorrow.