On Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 at 1 p.m., the From The Corner Office Twitter Chat series kicks off with serial entrepreneur, early-stage investor and author Lauren Maillian Bias, author of The Path Redefined: Getting to the Top On Your Own Terms. During an hour-long conversation with Black Enterprise (@BlackEnterprise), Maillian Bias (@LaurenMBias) will share insights on maximizing your full potential without compromising who you are. Attendees of the chat can ask questions and join the conversation with the hashtag #BECornerOffice.
From The Corner Office, presented by BMW, is a multimedia initiative featuring articles, photo galleries, videos and digital/social media events (including a Google Hangout with Black Enterprise CEO Earl “Butch Graves” Jr.) produced by Black Enterprise. The channel is designed to appeal to ambitious entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals seeking a view from a position of power, from the perspectives of CEOs and other leaders currently at the top of their games. Visitors to From The Corner Office learn strategic insights and daily insider tips from entrepreneurs and trendsetters leading their fields, ranging from finance and media, to technology and the arts, and practically every other industry.
The #BECornerOffice Twitter chat with Maillian Bias is the first the From the Corner Office series. Other Twitter chat guests in the series are scheduled as follows:
Aug. 14, 2014, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET: Stage and Screen Actor, Educator, Activist and Entrepreneur Lamman Rucker (@lammanrucker), star of Tyler Perry’s “Why Did I Get Married?” films, the television sitcom “Meet the Browns,” and the acclaimed stage production “Black Angels Over Tuskegee.” Rucker is also co-founder of The Black Gents of Hollywood, a black male artists collective, and co-creator of Forplai by Lamman Rucker, an all-natural bath and body care line.
Aug. 21, 2014, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET: Black Enterprise President and CEO Earl “Butch” Graves Jr. (@EarlButchGraves). Also as part of From the Corner Office, Graves will also host the Conversations with Butch Google Hangout at the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge.
Sept. 8, 2014, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET: Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author and Scholar Dr. Randal Pinkett (@randalpinkett), co-founder, chairman and CEO of BCT Partners and the first African American winner of the reality series “The Apprentice.” Pinkett is co-author, along with Dr. Jeffrey Robinson and Philana Patterson, of Black Faces in White Places: 10 Game Changing Strategies to Achieve Success and Find Greatness.
Sept. 16, 2014, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET: Anie Akpe Founder of IBOM LLC (@IBOMLLC), a global small business development company, and CEO and publisher of Innov8tiv.com, an interactive media platform focused on blacks in technology in Africa, the Caribbean and throughout the Diaspora.
To participate in the From the Corner Office Twitter chat series, tweet questions and comments using the hash tag #BECornerOffice.