Kian Brown is an American personal branding expert, special correspondent, and life coach based in the greater New York area. His experience working in communications lead him to manage programs for one of the titular leaders of hip-hop and entrepreneurial legends of the era, Russell Simmons– thereby exposing him to some of today’s most fascinating musicians, artists and personalities. Kian’s latest endeavor, KB16TV, documents his journey to find extraordinary people, places and things, in a fresh, sixteen minute web series. Forever looking to inspire communities with possibilities that await them, his new book offers the value in choosing to #SpeakLife every day, no matter the circumstance. Through his passion for community well-being, Kian has pursued a fruitful career in education working with youth to raise awareness for personal growth and knowing that #YouMatter. In 2014, he co-founded the Urban Male Leadership Academy, supporting transformational growth in boys of color in New York City.