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This Pin was discovered by Larry Brauner. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. But the June hiring of Bozoma Saint John as the company's first-ever chief brand officer was a breath of fresh air. . Co-founders Shahzad Younas and Ryan Brodie are very clear about what sets their target audience apart from the casual dating/hook-up crowd: a genuine intent to find a partner in order to get married. HBO Announces 4-Part Documentary on Dr. Dre Jimmy Iovine Partnership The music doc will premiere in and feature exclusive interviews with Bono Nas Ice Explore Jimmy Iovine, Beats By Dr and more! Worlds most powerful woman in music (photos) Ghanaian American music executive Bozoma Saint John.
Which is to say, not very. A-list execs like Kevin Lynch, Craig Federighi and Eddy Cue droned on and on about updates to this, improvements to that. Then Bozoma Saint John took the stage. It was the way she commanded the room—and the show—that blew everyone away.
WWDC does not attract a crowd given to rocking on cue. This did not stop St. John from sashaying onstage as cameras panned over a sea of mostly bewildered, largely white and male faces struggling to keep up. Those watching the live webcast sat uncomfortably at home or work, embarrassed for them. John was not having any of it.
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And everyone in that darkened auditorium and beyond wondered: Who the hell is this badass woman, and how did Apple keep her secret for so long? Bozoma Saint John—"Boz" to her friends—is every bit as boss as her masterful performance suggests.
For a love that never fades— in 26 stunning shades. No, not the usual reference to a startups worth a billion-plus. Despite being the only Connor of the three to not have appeared on Game of Thrones, Hamilton is the O. Log on and learn more. How badass is she?
But she's no stranger to the music industry. Warren says there's a term for people like Saint John: No, not the usual reference to a startups worth a billion-plus. Saint John's path to success wasn't a smooth one. She was born in Ghana, and she was 14 when her family immigrated to Colorado Springs, Colorado. Her father, a clarinetist who served in the Ghanaian army, earned his college degree in the US and became a source of inspiration—and likely her daring nature.
She earned a degree in African American studies and English. Through it all, Saint John has remained fiercely devoted to helping others excel.
She's been deeply involved in Adcolor, which celebrates and promotes people of color in the ad industry. Two years ago, the organization made her the first recipient of its Rockstar Award.
The list of accolades goes on. Billboard named her one of the top women in music and one of its top 40 executives under But Saint John doesn't let it go to her head, Warren says.
She always helps others along the path. That humility shined brightly even as Saint John prepared for her keynote appearance, says Michele Thornton, a senior vice president at Black Entertainment Television who knows Boz from working with her in the entertainment industry. I know she gave her presentation a lot of thought. Sponsored Stories Powered By Outbrain. Erin Griffith Erin Griffith. Miranda Katz Miranda Katz.
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