Person of the Week: 10/10/10

 

Melissa Dawn Johnson is a Global Branding and Personal Transformation Strategist with a proven track record of elevating and reinventing the world’s greatest brands. As an internationally recognized author and authority on authentic branding ™, she currently sits on the board of advisors for the World Brand Summit, a think-tank of global brand masters, hosted annually in Mumbai, India.

Johnson is CEO and President of Atlanta-based Velvet Suite Marketing Consulting Group, Inc., a premiere brand consulting, training and strategic alliance company offering the luxury of leadership to established companies and high-profile individuals. She is also President of sister company, Brand Me International a software and social media company designed to help anyone turn their passion into profit ™.

Johnson also has created a unique niche through Velvet Suite Sports, a division that manages the brand value and reputation of world-class athletes beyond the game. She has coached and consulted clients, including NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony, NFL All-Pro Corner Back, Nate Clements and International World Cup Star, Oguchi Onyewu. Velvet Suite brand leadership training has reached executives at companies including: Time, Pepsi, Citi, Kraft, the NFL, NBA and NCAA.

As a weekly on-air contributor to CNN through Morning Motivation, she inspires the world. Johnson is also a vlogger on Essence.com through the Brand Me Minute segment. Her book, Brand Me. Make Your Mark: Turn Passion into Profit (Ambassador Press) is a blueprint for personal branding where she shares the secrets of what companies pay millions to do and gives that insight to the masses.

People You Need to Know Magazine is proud to salute Melissa Dawn Johnson as our Person of the Week!

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  1. RE - POD313 TechTipsr
    2010-10-14
    03:53:41

    Personal Branding is one of the most important new tools any entrepreneur needs. she seems to have the total package figured out. her client list is sparkling. wow she's a powerhouse. Thanks PYNTK for bringing us another power player in the entrepreneurial arena.

     
  2. PYNTK
    2010-10-14
    05:18:50

    @RE - POD313 TechTips - Oh yeah ... when it comes to branding, this lady knows what she's talking about. We were delighted to have her on the show. She has definitely found her WHY in terms of integrating her work with her existence on this planet. I think it's a wonderful thing to find your PURPOSE, then spend the rest of your days moving within that lane.

     
 

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