Melissa Jane Kronfeld, Founder & CEO, is a Ph.D. (ABD) in the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers University. She received a B.S. in International Relations from George Washington University, as well as a M.S. in Global Affairs from both New York University and Rutgers University. In 2012, she was awarded first place in the Richard A. Clarke National Security and Counter-Terrorism Scholarship contest and in 2014, the Rutgers University Walter F. Weiker Scholarship celebrating students who possess academic excellence and a commitment to exceptional contributions to society. A journalist and editorialist, Melissa’s work has been featured in Politico, The Daily Caller, Huffington Post, Millennial Magazine, Government Security News, Fox News, Fox News Channel, Fox Business, AM970 The Answer, Voice America, 77 WABC Radio, The Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, Radio Night Live with Kevin McCullough, Mic, World Jewish Daily, and the New York Post. As an millennial activist, she has delivered remarks at conferences and gatherings around the world, including the United Nations, the White House and on Capitol Hill. Melissa is also engaged in numerous community endeavors, non-profit advisory boards and associations, as well as a group of socially conscious start-up businesses engaged across a spectrum of humanitarian causes. In 2014 she launched Party For A Purpose and in 2015 PFAP Consulting, a full service social impact event and development agency. Melissa also serves as the Director of Strategic Partnerships at ServiceCorps. For her philanthropic efforts, she was named one of the “36 Under 36” by The Jewish Week and was nominated for a Jewish People’s Choice Awards in the “Making a Difference” category. Email MJ at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sean Brennan, Director of Music Curation, has been involved with just about every aspect of the music industry for over 25 years. DJ’ing across Europe throughout the 90’s led to independent record label work, which in turn led to remixing, production and audio engineering at the highest level. For the past ten years Sean has worked as an employee of Sony Music’s Battery Studios and has been involved in projects for some of history’s most influential artists. Learn more about Sean on AllMusic.com