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CMP003 - Interview with Brevard Nelson: Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer at Caribbean Ideas Limited
Brevard is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Caribbean Ideas Limited. He has a unique blend of marketing communications talent, web development and IT expertise, seasoned with an entrepreneurial spirit. In 2001, his passion for technology lead him to start his first web development business but in 2007 his entrepreneurial journey would accelerate exponentially when he co-founded Caribbean Ideas Ltd with his high school friend and they never looked back since. In 2015 Caribbean Ideas was nominated and select for the Hidden Champions Project award of the Inter-American Investment Corporation. Part of the award gave Brevard the opportunity to represent his company at the IDB-IIC conference in Busan, South Korea.
CMP005 - Interview with Dr. Patrick Hosein - Professor at the University of the West Indies and Electrical and Computer Science Expert
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is an electrical and mathematical genius. He has 5 degrees from MIT including a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He has worked with some of the major cellular companies in the world like AT&T, Ericsson and Huawei. He has been granted 39 international patents in telecommunications and wireless communications with 42 still pending. He was contracted by TSTT to head the team responsible for bringing internet to T&T for the first time. He is currently the CEO of the Trinidad and Tobago Network Information Centre which manages the .tt domain; A Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; A Professor at the UWI and one of the 2015 awardees of the Anthony Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence for his work in Science and Technology Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Professor Patrick Hosein.
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor a media tycoon. He has had an exceptional career which spans over six decades where he has left his mark on the media and other industries throughout the Caribbean. While most individuals would have been satisfied with a career similar to what he built in media he was not and went on to found / co-found and lead other organizations. A few of his past roles include; Chairman – British West Indian Airways (BWIA) now called Caribbean Airlines; Chairman – Caribbean Communications Network; Chairman – Neal and Massy Holdings; Chairman – First Citizens Bank; Chairman – Economic Development Board; President – West Indies Cricket Board; Founding Chairman of MIPED, a BP funded Development programme for Mayaro; Founder of Great Race to Tobago; Chairman of the Integrity Commission; The Honorable Minister of Industry Enterprise and Tourism (1986 – 1990). He was inducted in the Hall of Fame of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the Caribbean Broadcasting Union. Additionally, in 2007 he was awarded the Chaconia National Award (Gold). There is no one more deserving of praise in the story of the development of the Caribbean media in the last 60 years. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Mr. Kenneth Gordon
CMP048 - Climbing Upwards in the night; featuring Lisa Ghany - Founder and Executive Director of Xceptional Events Limited
Our special guest and Caribbean mentor has spent the past 25 years developing and refining her areas of specialization. Today she is an expert when it comes to Corporate Event Management, Cross Cultural Communication, Protocol and Business Etiquette. She is a lecturer in Events Management at the University of the West Indies Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business and is a licensed Protocol and Etiquette consultant for the Washington school of Protocol. She is also the Founder and Executive Director of Xceptional Events Limited, a company she has been operating since 2008. Ladies and gentlemen…let’s meet Ms. Lisa Ghany.
CMP009 - Be your own Boss with Louis Lee Sing - Entrepreneur and Former Mayor of Port of Spain, Trinidad
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a patriot and a media magnate. He has held various positions of leadership in the private sector and at the state level. He also found the time to build various successful businesses throughout his career. He loves challenges and he tackles them radically and has always been vocal about his ideas and views concerning national issues. He is the • Executive Chairman of Citadel Limited Group of Companies • Former Chairman of the National Lotteries Control Board • Former Managing Director of the International Communications Network • And the immediate past Mayor of the Capital of Trinidad and Tobago…the city of Port of Spain. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Mr. Louis Lee Sing
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has a keen understanding of aligning Technology to Business Strategy. He has over 20 years experience in the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) field and has held various IT positions at various levels within some of the major corporations in Trinidad. Today he serves as the Group CIO of Guardian Group.
Ladies and gentlemen…Mr. Wendell Mitchell
CMP027 - How to Manage your Valley experiences with Sharon Christopher - Deputy CEO - Operations and Administration at First Citizens Bank
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a trail blazer. And she has blazed a trail in the male dominated world of Corporate Finance. Her career began as a lawyer but throughout her journey she has acquired numerous skills and expertise. Today she is the Deputy CEO of Operations and Administration at First Citizens Bank. Her experience and training is wide-ranging covering areas such as banking and finance, corporate governance, banking operations, information technology, marketing, corporate security, corporate communications and human resource management. She is a holder of a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of the West Indies and the holder of a Master of Laws Degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She also holds a Legal Education Certificate from the Hugh Wooding Law School from which she graduated as the most outstanding student. She has been serving at the executive management levels since 1986. She has chaired two Boards, one in the Energy sector and one in the Arts and Entertainment Industry. Throughout her career she has been a Director on 25 Boards and currently sits on the Boards of publicly listed companies in St Lucia and Barbados and on various Boards with in Trinidad and Tobago. She has delivered several presentations at local and regional conferences and has also published articles within her areas of expertise. She is a mother, an author and an advocate for women. Ladies and gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Ms. Sharon Christopher.
CMP004 - Jump in and figure it out with Fayola Nicholas: Director of Advancement and Alumni Relation at the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is an expert Marketer who specializes in areas like Integrated Marketing, Communications, Brand Management and Research. She has seen her career grow in a short space of time from being a Marketing Assistant to being the Director of Market Development at the ALJ Graduate School of Business. She has led the rebranding project of the school and spearheaded the campaign for the Distinguished Leadership and Innovation Conference which featured Michael E Porter. Four years ago she decided to accept a new role and challenge becoming the Director of Advancement and Alumni Relation. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Ms. Fayola Nicholas
CMP037 - Social Mobility through Education with Lisa-Maria Alexander - Country Marketing Head – Trinidad & Tobago, JMMB Group
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has a passion for Marketing Strategy and Customer Experience Management. She has built an impressive career in the field for the past 20 years holding positions like; General Manager of Scotia Investments Trinidad and Tobago Ltd and Country Manager of CMMB Barbados. Today she holds the role of Country Marketing Head – Trinidad & Tobago for the JMMB Group. Her areas of responsibility include Marketing, Public Relations & Communication as well as oversight for Product Development and Electronic Banking Service within the Trinidad and Tobago operations. She is also leading the regional Group in Client Experience Management. She holds a BSc. in Industrial Management and an MSc in Management Studies: Advanced Marketing, from the University of the West Indies. She was an original member of the Association of Female Executives of Trinidad and Tobago (AFETT), and the President for 2008-2009. A former Director of the Board of the Queen’s Hall theatre facility and a Director of the Securities Dealers Association of Trinidad and Tobago in 2008. Ladies and gentlemen…Let’s meet Ms. Lisa-Maria Alexander.
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is an expert in the area of Public Relations, Media Relations and Crisis Communications and she has an extensive career as proof. Her career has allowed her the opportunity to work for companies like BPTT, Coca-Cola International, First Citizens Bank, and TCL Group of Companies.
Today she is the Founder and Managing Director of Reputation Management Caribbean (RMC), a public relations and crisis communications agency she started in 2007. In 2012, she was recognized in the International Who’s Who Historical Society of Professionals. Additionally, she is the co-owner of the retail home accessories store in Port of Spain, 365 Home and the commercial entity - Cherry Blue Ltd.
Ladies and gentlemen…Ms. Lisa-Ann Joseph