Marc D’Amelio is a visionary entrepreneur and business strategist with a passion for creating brands that make a difference. With a keen eye for market trends and brand identity, Marc’s storied career of thirty years, has launched some of the most successful startups. Marc’s tireless drive for innovation, commitment to excellence and unique value proposition is poised to continue making a significant impact in the world of business.
Marc embarked on his career in 1991 after graduating from The University of Connecticut. He has worked with the best in apparel, footwear and accessory brands in the world. In 2000, Marc founded Madsoul Clothing Company in South Norwalk, Connecticut. In 2006, Drew Pearson Marketing in Dallas, TX acquired Madsoul and founded The Level Four Collective Wholesale Showroom and Sales Agency in New York City. Marc, along with celebs Jay Z, Maverick Carter and Meek Mill are also part owners of Fanatics owned Mitchell & Ness clothing brand.
Richard Rosenblatt is a serial entrepreneur who has built, operated, taken public and/or sold several high-profile startups including Demand Media, Intermix/Myspace and iMALL. Fortune Magazine has recognized him as one of “The 50 Smartest People in Tech” and The Los Angeles Business Journal named Richard one of the “Most Admired CEOs.” He co-founded D’Amelio Brands with the equal level of enthusiasm that he brought to the emerging media and technology space in 1994.
As Founder, Chairman and CEO of Whip Media, Rosenblatt’s experience within entertainment, media and marketing helps drive the company’s innovation across its broad data and services' platform that serves the largest global entertainment companies.
Richard co-founded and chairs two media focused Web3 companies. He serves as Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Autograph, a first-of-its-kind experience-driven NFT platform, with his partner, Tom Brady. He also Co-Founded and Chairs Adim with Robert McElhenney, a community of storytellers, fans and friends working together to create a new generation of characters and stories.
A Southern California native, Richard holds a B.A. from UCLA and a J.D. from USC Law School. In 2016, he was inducted into the USC Marshall School of Business Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame.