- St. Louis
Today’s guest is Dr. Julio Frenk, President of the University of Miami. He joins Tyler and Michael at the University of Miami recording booth at the eMERGE AMERICAS conference. Dr. Frenk is a 4th-generation physician and the former Minister of Health of Mexico.
Louis Quatorze; video artist, music video director, and arts curator. He produces pro bono music videos for St. Louis’ up-and-coming hip hop stars. Big Louis, Louis the Shooter, Mike Roth; he answers to all these names and he is dedicated to building up the arts and hip hop scene in St. Louis.
Jonathan Allen is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of EQ. He is also the President and Co-founder of Longneck & Thunderfoot (L&T), a brand publishing company that incubated at the Columbia University Startup Lab in New York City. He moved to St. Louis in 2016 to open up a Midwest office after L&T won an Arch Grant.
TJ Hughes is a video game designer and digital artist who produces and publishes games as the independent game company Terrifying Jellyfish. His current project, the food game Nour, has received national attention, including interviews with Drøme, Polygon, Venture Beat, and more.
Today’s guest is Matt Menietti, one of the big names in the St. Louis startup scene. Matt is the Executive Director of GlobalHack. Before that, he was part of two nationally-ranked accelerator programs; serving first as the Director of Operations for Capital Innovators and then as Venture Partner at SixThirty.
Jennifer Pierre is the founder of Melanites, a toy company that designs diverse dolls, toys, storybooks, and games that celebrate brown boyhood. Melanites’ mission is to show positive representations of boys of color to inspire kids to dream big, stand tall, and cultivate curiosity, adventure, and fun!
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