Renée K. Samms

WOC in Business

Renee Samms is an entertainment industry veteran and creative leader with 15+ years of experience in storytelling, entertainment business management, influencer marketing, social media, programming strategy, and branded content. Renee has worked for and cultivated teams across Lionsgate, Amazon, Disney, Maker Studios, Stun Creative and most currently Jaden Smith's foundation 501CTHREE. Renee is a pioneer of many "first ever" brand activations, has helped to lead 4 companies to a Fortune 500 acquisitions, and has been a called upon as a thought leader across Google, Amazon and multiple properties for panel discussions. She serves on the board of advisors for Glassie, Ad Age Collective and won the MADCon's Top 100 Marketing & Advertising Leaders 2020. Her goal is to create meaningful cultural moments rooted in community activation, strong creative storytelling and solving complex problems that result in repeatable business solutions.

1:00 - 2:15 PM PST

March 20th Day 1

WOC in Business

It’s time to decode business. More than trim suits, pie charts, and Wall Street, business is a field for women too. Though vast and often confusing, business gives anyone the space to come up with a solution and share their vision of the world with others. Whether you’re a future entrepreneur, investment banker, or investor, we’re here to give you the inside scoop on what a career in business can have in store for you!