Joi Brown is an accomplished executive who has made an indelible mark on the entertainment and business industries. Her extensive industry experience spans Atlantic Records, where she has worked with an impressive roster of the biggest names in music and brands, including Cardi B, Bruno Mars, Charli XcX, Janelle Monae, Brandy, Sean Paul, Gucci Mane, Bazzi, Kehlani, Tank, Lizzo, Missy Elliott, Rico Nasty, Rita Ora, Wiz Khalifa, and many more.
Joi’s reputation for excellence continued to soar as the Head of Strategic Partnerships at ICM Partners. She used her extensive connections and expertise in branding to connect ICM clients with some of the world’s leading brands.
As the Founder and CEO of Culture Creators, an influential organization that connects global cultural pioneers with the new generation of diverse creators of culture, Joi has been instrumental in creating a more inclusive world. Under her leadership, Culture Creators has awarded over $300,000 in scholarship money to HBCU students across the United States in the past two years.
Culture Creators also helps develop a talent pipeline and employment and internship opportunities across leading companies, including JBL Audio, Warner Music Group, and Showtime Networks Inc. The organization provides a wide range of networking events, workshops, and leadership training programs that cater to college students, entry-level employees, and C-suite executives. Additionally, Culture Creators hosts college summits to provide additional training, soft skill development, and free mentorship for all students of color.
Culture Creators also creates curricula for company internship programs to level the entry pool for students of color applying for internship and employment opportunities. The organization provides workshops and access to funding for entrepreneurs and start-ups, further promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in every industry. The organization aims to be a global advocate for thought and servant leadership, equity in hiring and retention practices, and comprehensive programs across all industries to ensure substantive influence, economic growth, and cooperative economics.