Mike Muse, co-founder of Muse Recordings, is a Music Executive, Pop Culture Expert, Political Expert, and Change Agent. By intersecting politics and pop culture, Mike uses his platform to create social change.
As an industrial engineer turned media entrepreneur Mike is host of SiriusXM’s “The Mike Muse Show,” Co-host of “Sway in the Morning” with his segment “Political News with Mike Muse,” Co-Host of ABC newest talk show “Real Live.” He leverages his platform to show policy as lifestyle, the topic of his first of two TED Talks. As a guest lecturer on various topics dealing with the business of music and politics at Columbia University, Wharton School of Business, Clive Davis School of Recorded Music at New York University, and the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan to name a few; Mike enjoys helping shape discussion, debate, and future thought leaders.
Mike will be moderating the “No Barriers Life Panel” during Session #2 of Friday’s elective activities.
This panel will focus on the innovations that make barriers a thing of the past. Join innovators who are creating outstanding technology and creating new ways of doing things to simplify lives each and every day.
While serving as a member of President Barack Obama’s National Finance Committee, Mike was recognized as one of the youngest persons in America to raise over $1 million dollars for any American President in one year.
Most recently he was appointed to serve as the United States Small Business Administration My Brother’s Keeper Millennial Entrepreneurial Champion, designed to support President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, as well as the United States Small Business Administration Federal Commission for the Council of Underserved Communities as the Millennials in Business Representative.
Mike is a Google NextGen Tech Policy Fellow, appointed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, to serve on the Board of Advisors for the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City and The Board of Visitors for Howard University School of Divinity, respectively, through 2018. He is a 2016 Cadillac Trailblazer Award recipient, a Network Journal 40 Under 40 recipient, Links Organization National Trends and Service Award recipient, and recipient of the 100 Black Men of America Achievement Award.