Morgan Lester, owner of M Consulting, has been working in Hollywood for nearly a decade holding several titles. Born and raised in California, she is a UC Santa Barbara Alum and long-time resident of Los Angeles. Her consulting business spawned from her work at a talent agency, upon realizing how many actors struggled to develop a strong package. Understanding that business materials are a key step in branding talent and reaching casting professionals formed the basis of her approach. In addition to being a consultant, she is a full time actor possessing a diverse body of work. The experience gained from her own career is crucial in comprehending all angles. With an ever-changing industry, Morgan excels in staying abreast of the current climate and business model.
Richard “RB” Botto is the founder & CEO of Stage 32 (stage32.com), the world’s largest online platform for connecting and educating film creatives. Called “LinkedIn for film creatives” by Forbes, Stage 32 boasts a half million members and over 1,000 hours of education.
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Prior to Stage 32, Botto was the founder, publisher and editor of Razor Magazine, a national men’s lifestyle magazine, which had a readership of 1.5 million at its peak.
Botto is also an actor, producer and screenwriter. His latest screenplay, The End Game, is in production at Covert Media.
Botto is a much sought-after speaker, teaching and mentoring around the world.
He has also appeared on such networks as Fox News, CNBC, CBS News, MSNBC and Bloomberg, speaking on the subjects of social media, networking, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, screenwriting, business, entrepreneurial practices, and more.