Darren Martin Jr
Darren Martin Jr. is a writer, international speaker, strategist, entrepreneur and founder of the Global Integrated Marketing firm Streamlined Media & Communications (SMC) for which Bold Culture is an independent subsidiary. Bold Culture is a global inclusive marketing and workplace development consultancy founded in 2016 with a focus on research, auditing, consulting, and connections, working with agencies and brands of various sizes, industries, and regions. Outside of his work with Bold Culture, Darren serves as a Board Director of the MediaVillage Education Foundation, is a part of the Ad Council's Diverse Leaders Council, is on the Advisory Board of Dandi, a DEI-analytics platform, and a member of the NMSDC NY/NJ MBE Input Committee. He also serves as a member of NAIMIC and NABJ. Martin personally studies and writes about race, communication, media, culture, and equity, and he consults companies and nonprofits across industries on inclusive marketing and management practices. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Morehouse College, he is keen on continuous learning and is currently a graduate student at NYU in Steinhardt's Media, Culture and Communication program. An avid storyteller with an eye for data and inclusion, Martin injects all of those interests into the work he does personally and professionally.