About #InnovationCity

Behind The Mic

Tyler Kelley

Tyler Kelley

Co-Host

Tyler Kelley is Co-Founder & Chief Strategist at SLAM! Agency. He’s also a professional speaker, tennis player and conscious business advocate. With 18+ years in the results-driven marketing space, Tyler has earned a reputation for anticipating user trends and developing proactive strategies to drive brands forward. As a speaker, he has shared the stage with digital brands like Google, Facebook, Snapchat, Pinterest and Buzzfeed.

Leigh-Ann A. Buchanan

Co-Host
Leigh-Ann A. Buchanan, Esq. is the President and founding Executive Director of Aīre Ventures. She has led the organization to exponential growth and impact partnerships since launch. Leigh-Ann is also the founder of the Nyah Project, a writer, sought-after facilitator and frequent speaker on strategies for inclusive innovation and designing equitable entrepreneurial ecosystems.

Previously, she served as legal counsel to entrepreneurs, startups and multinational corporations. She has worked with innovation and technology leaders at Fortune 500 companies including Google, Facebook, Delta, P&G Ventures, AirBnB, HSBC and UBS. Leigh-Ann has been recognized as one of the Most Influential Black Business Leaders, a Florida Influencer, a Black Enterprise Magazine Tech Trailblazer and Miami Dade Chamber Young Innovator of the Year.
 

About #InnovationCity

Innovation City is a podcast featuring the innovators, disruptors and creators behind the innovation movement. Imagine a place where you can break through the status quo of business as usual and realize your life’s purpose. A place where you can have an impact and shape the future. This place exists in cities across the world. In this innovation podcast we introduce you to the disruptors, innovators, and creators behind the movement.

#InnovationCity gives you an inside look at how rapidly business and culture are changing thanks to increasing diversity and inclusion, heightened creativity, and a stronger and better-connected business community.

The podcast is a collaboration of Aīre Ventures and SLAM! Agency.

Aīre Ventures provides strategic advisory and technical support to leaders and communities that desire to build technology, innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems that are diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible for all. 

SLAM! Agency is a growth agency that helps brands realize and reach their highest potential. The agency works directly with brands, SMBs, and non-profits and collaborates with traditional media and advertising agencies. They take a mindful approach to marketing strategy, video storytelling, branded social media, and digital advertising.

Uhriel Bedoya, Florida General Manager at Lime, chats with Tyler and Leigh-Ann.