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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.
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a self-confessed “Caribbean Woman” who is committed to making a positive impact wherever her life’s journey takes her. After leaving high school she pursued law and became a practicing attorney. However her undying love and passion for creativity and the creative industry caused her to specialize in Copyright and Entertainment Law and to also pursue a Masters in Intellectual Property, Commerce and IT. In 2003 she became CEO of the Copyright Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago (COTT), a position she held for seven years during which she made her mark as a capable and focused leader with COTT’s achievement of recording breaking royalty collections and distributions in 2007 and 2008. She also pioneered the introduction of digital tracking of music on radio which greatly enhanced the operations of the company. Her next challenge where she was also determined to make a positive impact came when she was appointed as the Chairman of the National Carnival Commission of Trinidad and Tobago. During her two-year term the NCC’s expenditure decreased by 30%. Today she is the Founder and CEO of Media InSite, a company which she started in 2011. Ladies and gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Ms. Allison Demas.
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has built an extensive career which spans over thirty one years. He has held various positions in operations management, project management, construction management and business development, both in Trinidad and the United States. Some of his previous positions include; • President of PPGPL • Director of Special Projects for Natural Gas Liquid • Marketing and System Manager at Conoco in Houston, Texas. He has also used his experience to serve on various boards like • The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AmCham TT) as the former President • Vice Chairman of the Board of the Energy Chamber • Director on the board of the Arthur Lok Jack School of Business • Safe to Work Implementation Board (STOW) • Advisory Board for Habitat for Humanity and • A member of the Board of the Engineering Institute. He now serves as the Executive Chairman of the Energy & Industrial Gases Business Unit; Massy Energy. Ladies and gentlemen…Caribbean Nation...Let’s meet Mr. Eugene Tiah
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.
CMP072 - It always seems Impossible...Until; featuring Laura Anthony-Browne - Director of Planning, Ministry of Economic Planning
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has dedicated her skills and career to serving the State and country of St. Vincent and the Grenadines for over 25 years. She is the holder of a Bachelors’ degree in Economics and Masters’ degrees in Economics, Marketing and Linguistics. She has held various senior positions in the public service and now serves as Director of Planning in the Ministry of Economic Planning and Sustainable Development.
Ladies and Gentlemen…let’s meet Ms. Laura Anthony-Browne
CMP049 - Own ONE Thing featuring; Dennis Ramdeen - Founder and Managing Director of Pepper Advertising
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is an expert Marketer. He has spent the past 30 years developing his craft. His career has seen him hold senior marketing positions in companies like National Brewing Company (Stag and Heineken), Coca Cola, Carib Brewery, First Citizens, Pizza Hut, KFC and McCann Erickson Today he is the Managing Director of Pepper Advertising a company he launched in 2005. Ladies and gentlemen…Mr. Dennis Ramdeen.
CMP104 - Get-Up and Show-Up; featuring Michelle Low Chew Tung - Owner and MD of INVENI Business & Technology Ltd.
Our special guest and Caribbean mentor is determined to leave her mark as a successful entrepreneur. She has used her knowledge and skills in International Marketing to offer services like Business Development consulting and Event Management She’s the owner and MD of INVENI Business & Technology Ltd.
Ladies and gentlemen…Ms. Michelle Low Chew Tung