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From Janitor to Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Innovation

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Photo Credit: Rudi Lopez, M.A. | Copyright Protected 2017

By Rudi Lopez, M.A., Editor-in-Chief | rudi.benhtv@gmail.com

San Bernardino, CA. – San Barnardino Valley Community College located in the Inland Empire hosted a keynote speaker who was a former janitor who came from humble beginnings only to become one of the most iconic innovators of a product that is still popular worldwide. A conference room maxed at capacity resulting in standing room of SBVC students who were treated to the founder of their favorite snack Flamin’ Hot Crunchy Cheetos. The majority of the students were of Latino/Hispanic decent, along with students of other ethnicity welcome Mr. Richard Montanez,  Vice President of Multicultural Sales and Marketing North America for PepsiCo. Continue reading From Janitor to Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Innovation

4th Annual LA Technology Summit

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By Rudi Lopez, M.A., Editor-In-Chief (rudi.benhtv@gmail.com)

Santa Monica, CA. – The 4th Annual LA Tech Summit is aimed at bringing together LA technology companies, investors, incubators and startups. Attended annually by 900+ members of the LA tech community since 2013, the summit is SoCal’s premier tech event. Continue reading 4th Annual LA Technology Summit

Be Extraordinary

We are only bound by the limits of our own conviction. We can transcend the script of a pre-defined story, and pave the way for the future that we design. We just need to tap that power, that conviction, and that determination within us. – Robert F. Smith

Keeping Creativity at Your Core with DJ and Entrepreneur Steve Aoki and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti

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On May 24, 2016 in Playa Vista, California an exclusive conversation about the power of creativity between DJ and entrepreneur Steve Aoki and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti. The two discussed how Los Angeles continues to influence their work, how art helps them both maintain balance, and how they continue to stay creative. Photo Credit: BENH.TV (Rudi Lopez, M.A.) 2016 Copyright Protected