WORLDZ, a cultural marketing summit and year-round community uniting the top global brands, startups, thought-leaders and creators has announced the launch of the “Meet The Startup Masters Program” at the second edition of their summit, taking place July 31-August 1 in Hollywood, California. As part of its mission to unite superstars with rising stars, WORLDZ developed the program to provide startups from around the globe the opportunity for unprecedented access to top venture capitalists, brands, companies and influencers.
“We couldn’t be more excited to launch our startup program at WORLDZ this year,” said Roman Tsunder, CEO and Co-Founder, PTTOW! and WORLDZ. “Startups are profoundly re-inventing countries, industries and today's establishment. At WORLDZ, we want to showcase the world-shaping minds and companies to fulfill our mission of shaping the world of tomorrow. This continues our focus on uniting the leaders of today with the rising stars of tomorrow.”
Through the program, startup founders will have the chance to register for intimate sessions with key industry leaders like Gary Vaynerchuk (CEO, VaynerMedia), Bob Pittman (CEO & Chairman, iHeartMedia), Dr. Deepak Chopra (Founder of Chopra Foundation & New York Times Best-Selling Author), Jeff Miller (Head of Creative Strategy, Snapchat), Cristina Mancini (EVP, Technology & Creative Strategy, 21st Century Fox), Shaun White (CEO, Shaun White Enterprises & 2x Olympic Gold-Medalist), will.i.am (7x Grammy Award-winning Artist, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist) and much more.
The program also includes access to Master Course “Start Me Up // Getting Your Startup Beyond an Idea and into the Limelight,” which is scheduled to feature local, Silicon Beach-based startups.
As part of the “Meet The Startup Masters Program,” founders will receive reduced rates on a WORLDZ Pass by using the code WZStartUp when registering here. All participants are encouraged to register before the program fills up.
Select WORLDZ Masters & Titans scheduled to participate include:
•Marcus Shingles, CEO, XPRIZE Foundation
•Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO, VaynerMedia
•Chris Altchek, CEO, Mic.
•Sharon Profis, Executive Editor, CNET
•Bob Pittman, CEO & Chairman, iHeartMedia
•Dr. Deepak Chopra, Founder of Chopra Foundation & New York Times Best-Selling Author
•Marc Ecko, Chief Brand & Creative Officer, Complex Networks
•David Baga, Chief Business Officer, Lyft
•Tom Punch, Chief Commercial & Creative Officer, VICE Media
•Werner Brell, Chief Engagement Officer, Samsung
•Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, MasterCard
•Sid Mathur, Chief Strategy & Development Office, Mattel, Inc.
•Peter Pham, Co-Founder & Partner, Science Inc.
•Alexis Ohanian, Co-Founder, Reddit
•David Messinger, Co-Head, CAA Marketing, Creative Artists Agency
•Jon Buscemi, Creative Director, Buscemi LLC.
•Bob Safian, Editor-in-Chief & Managing Director, Fast Company
•Camille Hackney, EVP, Brand Partnerships & Licensing, Atlantic Records
•Cristina Mancini, EVP, Technology & Creative Strategy, 21st Century Fox
•Michael Lazerow, Founder, LAZEROW Ventures
•Jeff Miller, Head of Creative Strategy, Snapchat
•will.i.am, 7x Grammy Award-winning Artist, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
•Kandee Johnson, Beauty & Lifestyle Expert & Creator, Kandee Johnson
•Hunter Walk, Founder, Partner, Homebrew
For more information and to see a full list of WORLDZ Titans & Masters, please visit our website.