Detavio Samuels

Media, Executive, and Content in Los Angeles, CA

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At the age of 40, Detavio is one of corporate America's youngest executives and has helped some of the world's biggest companies (including Walmart, McDonalds, AT&T, Chrysler LLC, NBA and Johnson & Johnson) build their brands and drive cultural impact.

Currently, Detavio works at REVOLT Media & TV, the nation's leading creator & distributor of Hip Hop content. Founded by Sean “Diddy” Combs, REVOLT uses Hip Hop—the biggest driver of global culture—to help Millennials and Gen Z understand the world around them and impact change. There, he operates as the Chief Executive Officer where he oversees all aspects of the business and is focused on growing rapidly, expanding digitally, positioning Hip Hop to dominate the video space, and transforming the global media landscape.

Detavio has been recognized for his work on both the marketing and personal development fronts with awards such as: New Media Influencer (Multicultural Media & Correspondents Association, 2020), Trailblazer in Media (100 Black Men-NY, 2019), 40 Under 40 (The Network Journal, 2018), 2017 Trailblazer Award (National Urban League-NY, 2017), MAAX Awards: Media Executive of the Year (2016), Next Generation Leaders (NAMIC, 2016), and Best Selling Author (Amazon, 2013).

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    • Duke University
    • Stanford Graduate School of Business
    • Stanford School of Education