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Kevin Liles

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FounderandCEO, KWL Management/Partner, 300 Entertainment/Founder, RSM Sports Management Group

Kevin has been advising some of the worlds most talented entertainers and athletes throughout his career. Entertainers include: TreySongz, Dangelo, Ty$, Estelle and others. Athletes include: four-time Olympic gold-medalistSanyaRichards-Ross, Nascar sensation Darrell Wallace Jr. and NFL players Melvin Gordon (San Diego Chargers), Jarvis Landry (Miami Dolphins) and Ty Montgomery (Green Bay Packers) just to name a few. Lilesrosefrom an unpaid intern in1991 to CEO and President of Def Jam Records. In2004,Lilesjoined Warner Music Group asEVP and served on the executive team that took Warner Music Group private to public, in 2011. Mr. Lilesalso was a producer on the Tony Award winning playThe Trip To Bountifulstarring Cicely Tyson. Kevinattended Morgan State University on an Electrical Engineering Scholarship. His philanthropic duties include advising and serving on the boards of New Yorkers For Children, Seed School of Maryland, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, Harbor Bank and the Executive Leadership Council.He is the bestselling author ofMake It Happen: the Hip Hop Generations Guide to Success.He oversees the organizations KevinLilesfor a Better Baltimore Foundation, which invests in the Baltimore community, and the Make It Happen Foundation, which empowers African-American youth to succeed in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation. He is married to ErikaLilesand has 4 children.

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