Jaunique Sealey is a well-respected and established thought leader whose unique experience-based insights on entrepreneurship, resilience, brand development and social media have been popular features on national platforms such as: Forbes, Huffington Post, Mashable, TechCrunch, Fox News, Business News Daily, The National Journal, eurweb and many more. She’s been a featured speaker at SXSW, Loyalty World, NAMM, SFMusicTech and the Congressional Black Caucus Author’s Pavilion. As a seasoned professional and serial entrepreneur, she has built and rebuilt several brands from the ground up, leading to her most recent engagement receiving nearly 500 media placements and a featured debut on QVC in the 12 month period following its brand relaunch.
A Harvard-trained attorney and Duke-trained engineer, Ms. Sealey’s professional career began as a music attorney and entertainment industry executive, followed by a period as a senior digital strategist and business development executive for Lady Gaga, while running management company Atom Factory’s digital marketing and strategy division, Atom Digital. There, she executive-produced the renowned ‘Gaga’s Workshop’ digital experience for Barneys New York that won an impressive array of marketing awards, including: an OMMA Award, Gold and Silver W3 Awards and a Davey Award. Subsequently, she established her own consulting agency and was almost immediately hired by the late artist Prince as an addition to his in-house business and legal team. Following, she was commissioned by a publicly-traded company to revitalize a failing beauty brand subsidiary, and eventually joined the company as CEO. Through her efforts, the brand was repositioned amongst some of the top names in cosmetics, earning coveted features in Marie Claire, Prevention, Bridal Guide, New Beauty, and on-air for QVC.
Ms. Sealey speaks 3 languages, is fluent in French and was a guest of the Obama White House at the State Dinner for French President François Hollande. She is an international speaker, having delivered presentations on four continents based on her widely-acclaimed first book, Piece of the Fame: Rockstar Social Media Strategy for Everyone to Ignite Your Business, Career and Personal Brand, which she plans to re-release as an updated version in 2017. Ms. Sealey’s most recent book to be published in April 2017, Regroup: the How-To of Never Giving Up is based on her experiences in entrepreneurship and provides her own explicit recipe for success, including the wisdom and teachings gained from her exposure to numerous notable figures in the course of her life and career. She is also the author of a privately published guide, The Everyday Executive, a personal productivity manual created especially for friends and close contacts detailing her own method to accomplish more in less time.
Ms. Sealey brings a practical perspective to her writing, making it easy to read, understand and integrate for immediate better living and to serve as powerful motivation for the accomplishment of personal and professional goals. A popular speaker and presenter, her style, grace, accessibility and humor provide the perfect vehicle for the communication of invaluable advice, insight and actionable information to engage audiences of all sizes.
Ms. Sealey, a proud native of Detroit, Michigan, currently resides in Los Angeles, California.