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Tech Intersect #117: Summer Watson-Aku Dreams and the Future of IP in the New Economy

May 31, 2022 Episode 117
Tech Intersect #117: Summer Watson-Aku Dreams and the Future of IP in the New Economy
Tech Intersect™ with Prof Tonya M. Evans
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Tech Intersect™ with Prof Tonya M. Evans
Tech Intersect #117: Summer Watson-Aku Dreams and the Future of IP in the New Economy
May 31, 2022 Episode 117

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In this episode, @IPProfEvans welcomes entertainment and marketing maven Summer Watson to the show to talk about the “future of creativity”, web3 IP ownership, and the essential role of people of color and women in this next iteration of the web. She is an active partner and investor in several consumer music, fintech, data, AI and gaming companies and currently serves as president of one of Fast Company’s 2022 10 most innovative media companies of 2022, WYE Media, cultivator of AKU, a futuristic character created by former MLB player turned artist, Micah Johnson, after hearing a young boy ask, “Can astronauts be black?” Summer is a consumer product and marketing veteran, having held founding and executive positions at industry leading companies, including Heir with Pusha-T, Playdom (acquired by Disney), TuneIn, Pocket Gems/Episode, Skybound, CS Global and Vol. 1.

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With Bitcoin and Ethereum leading the way, the cryptocurrency market is booming. And growing. With thousands of different types of crypto (and counting), crypto is a fast-paced, fast moving emerging asset class. Find out what banks, governments, and companies like Paypal don’t want you to know about owning crypto and holding it in your own wallet or self-guided crypto IRA. Bottom line? It’s a wave. And you deserve this opportunity to ride it all the way to financial freedom that leads to economic empowerment and generational wealth. 

LEARN safely, legally and confidently while you LEARN so you CAN:

  • transform your relationship with money
  • generate wealth in the new digital cash economy
  • create digital ownership streams that lead to generational wealth
  • vet, buy, store, trade, earn, and sell cryptocurrencies
  • engage in “defi” to lend and leverage your crypto
  • create, buy and trade creative and collectible NFTs

Membership includes: 

  • monthly live masterclasses
  • live Q&A with our experts
  • active learning milestones
  • headlines and hot topics
  • replay library
  • resources Bank (a $500 value)
  • preferred access to invite-only events
  • preferred pricing for courses and events
  • discounted 1:1 sessions (regularly $1,000)

 Join now at advantageevans.com/special

Guest Contact:

https://www.aku.world/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/summerwatson/
https://twitter.com/surgicalsummer
https://www.instagram.com/summerwatson.v1/ 

Show Contact:

Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com 

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Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC

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Send us a Text Message.

In this episode, @IPProfEvans welcomes entertainment and marketing maven Summer Watson to the show to talk about the “future of creativity”, web3 IP ownership, and the essential role of people of color and women in this next iteration of the web. She is an active partner and investor in several consumer music, fintech, data, AI and gaming companies and currently serves as president of one of Fast Company’s 2022 10 most innovative media companies of 2022, WYE Media, cultivator of AKU, a futuristic character created by former MLB player turned artist, Micah Johnson, after hearing a young boy ask, “Can astronauts be black?” Summer is a consumer product and marketing veteran, having held founding and executive positions at industry leading companies, including Heir with Pusha-T, Playdom (acquired by Disney), TuneIn, Pocket Gems/Episode, Skybound, CS Global and Vol. 1.

POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY  

With Bitcoin and Ethereum leading the way, the cryptocurrency market is booming. And growing. With thousands of different types of crypto (and counting), crypto is a fast-paced, fast moving emerging asset class. Find out what banks, governments, and companies like Paypal don’t want you to know about owning crypto and holding it in your own wallet or self-guided crypto IRA. Bottom line? It’s a wave. And you deserve this opportunity to ride it all the way to financial freedom that leads to economic empowerment and generational wealth. 

LEARN safely, legally and confidently while you LEARN so you CAN:

  • transform your relationship with money
  • generate wealth in the new digital cash economy
  • create digital ownership streams that lead to generational wealth
  • vet, buy, store, trade, earn, and sell cryptocurrencies
  • engage in “defi” to lend and leverage your crypto
  • create, buy and trade creative and collectible NFTs

Membership includes: 

  • monthly live masterclasses
  • live Q&A with our experts
  • active learning milestones
  • headlines and hot topics
  • replay library
  • resources Bank (a $500 value)
  • preferred access to invite-only events
  • preferred pricing for courses and events
  • discounted 1:1 sessions (regularly $1,000)

 Join now at advantageevans.com/special

Guest Contact:

https://www.aku.world/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/summerwatson/
https://twitter.com/surgicalsummer
https://www.instagram.com/summerwatson.v1/ 

Show Contact:

Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com 

Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect 

Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  

Connect for exclusive content: http://eepurl.com/gKqDyP 

Rapternal Music (Regulate and

Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC

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Welcome
Can Astronauts Be Black?
Origin Story
Tech as a Tool of Empowerment
From Genesis to Fulfillment
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Managing & Maintaining Secondary Markets
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