Great Event in LA!
THE MUSIC ON THIS VIDEO IS PROVIDED BY LATIN GRAMMY NOMINATED BAND, QUATTRO - who performed live at EMERGE LA courtesy of The Lincoln Motor Company. The song playing is called ‘Fusion’.
November 14th, 2013
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
- Naibe Reynoso [MODERATOR]
Multiple-Emmy and AP Award winning Journalist Naibe Reynoso’s has been working in television for almost 18 years both in front of and behind the camera.
Her bilingual background includes investigative reporting, TV production and entertainment reporting.
She has worked and contributed to networks including KTLA, Univision Network, Reelz Channel and CNN Español, the Biography Channel, and has even filled in as a co-host on “The View”.
She currently co-hosts a National Spanish Morning show on Azteca America called “El Coffee Break” as well as an English language monthly talk show on KCAL/KCBS “Hola LA.” Mrs. Reynoso lives in her native Los Angeles with her husband, her daughter and son. [MORE ON NAIBE]
Jason Cuadrado (CEO, Cinemonster Films)
Jason Cuadrado is an award-winning writer/director who started his entertainment career at Lower East Side Films as a personal assistant to John Leguizamo, where he assisted on productions such as King of the Jungle, Joe the King, Summer of Sam, Freak on HBO, Piñero, and Moulin Rouge. He worked closely with the company’s creative team to develop scripts and pitches for projects ranging from animated series for television to feature films. [MORE ON JASON]
Rick Najera (Director, CBS Comedy Showcase)
California-born Rick Najera is an award-winning writer-performer-director-producer and author with credits in film, television, theatre and Broadway. He is undeniably one of the most sought-after and influential talents in the entertainment industry.
With an extensive range of talent, Najera has enjoyed working in many forms of entertainment, from writing for television and film to acting and theatrical stage to performance and professional speaking. As a featured speaker at Tavis Smiley’s prestigious High Quality Speakers Bureau, Najera has spoken on diversity issues throughout the U.S. including the World Bank in Washington D.C.
In September 2013, Najera released his fourth book, the thought-provoking and comedic memoir, Almost White: Forced Confessions of a Latino in Hollywood. [MORE ON RICK]
- Violeta Vera Seidell (Vice President, Marriott International’s Global Operations Services)
Violeta Vera Seidell is a Vice President in Marriott International’s Global Operations Services Program Management Office. In this role, Violeta participates in setting strategic direction by enabling prioritization of brand innovation initiatives. Violeta’s role also includes resource allocation planning, financial oversight of initiative investment, and leading key initiatives such as adapting US brands for global markets and enhancing hotel Internet technology for our guests.
Over her career of nearly 25 years with Marriott, Violeta has held positions in Lodging Food and Beverage, Lodging Finance & Business Development, and Marriott Management Services. Violeta serves as a mentor to fellow associates. [MORE ON VIOLETA]
8:00 -9:30 pm
JW MARRIOTT – LA LIVE
900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015