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Open Source Podcast with Tony Mottley

Open Source Podcast with Tony Mottley

By Khaliph Young
Emmy awarding winning Television producer and tech enthusiast Tony Mottley talks to industry professionals in the technology, entertainment, investment and design sectors. Stay ahead of the curve on Open Source with Tony Mottley.

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Open Source Podcast with Tony Mottley

Making the best of a life-threatening situation
Season Two of the Open Source Podcast, producer, director, and photographer, Kimberly M. Wang joins host Tony Mottley to discuss surviving cancer and philosophies of life.
May 20, 2021
Thang Do Talks About Being on the Frontlines of Bridge the Digital Divide and the Difference in Education Between Asia and the United States
Dateline Detroit Thang Do is on the frontlines, working to bridge the digital divide by bringing coding and robotics training to underserved youth. Q's goal is to bridge the gap between entrepreneurship and techEd for the betterment of society. His passion is to drive and inspire change among young minds from K-10th grade.
August 24, 2020
High Profile Lifestyle Photographer Jenny Risher on Life Behind the Lens
Dateline: Detroit Jenny Risher is a high profile commercial, portrait and lifestyle photographer who worked her way to the top in the competitive New York market.However, after 17-years, she left New York to return to her mid-west roots.  Risher’s move home has further sparked her creativity which has spawned a critically acclaimed book, a collaboration with Detroit Hip Hop artists, and a featured exhibit in a world class art museum.
August 19, 2020
Alberto Marzan on His Business Journey and Launching Vuma TV
Alberto Marzan is a powerful business executive. He has been involved in multiple diverse ventures in the health, food service, and entertainment sectors and more. Marzan has now turned his attention to the streaming TV market.
July 15, 2020
Executive Life Coach and Educational Consultant Alexx Poston on African Americans Being more Conscious on Where They Spend Their Dollar
Serial entrepreneur, Alexx Poston is an executive  life coach and an educational consultant among her many other professional interests. Poston has just launched a new web site,
June 18, 2020
Why Black Social Media Platforms Are More Important Now Then Ever
Computer systems engineer, Nancy Casson, invented because she was tired of other social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter kicking her and others off for their pro-black views. 
June 16, 2020
Award-Winning Ad Executive, Corey D. Seaton on Helping Brands Become More Culturally Relevant
Throughout his twenty-year career, award-winning ad executive, Corey D. Seaton has leveraged his expertise to help major brands including Toyota, Chevy, AT&T, Burger King, and countless others, become smarter, younger, hipper and more culturally relevant.
June 08, 2020
Through His Company, Growth Africa, Johnni Kjelsgaard is Working with Investors and Business Owners to Create a Brighter Africa
Dateline Kenya Africa  Growth Africa is a leading acceleration and growth partner for African entrepreneurs and companies scaling their business in and across Africa. Growth Africa provide business growth programs for high-potential entrepreneurs as well as designs and delivers activities for partners and clients in support of entrepreneurs.
May 24, 2020
C-Suite Level Executive Rich Pirrotta on what Makes a Company Successful Today
On this edition of Open Source with Tony Mottley: Rich Pirrotta,  a C-Suite level executive at multiple corporations. share his insights on the secret sauce that makes a company successful and why some others can’t get out of their own way.
May 22, 2020
Black Enterprise Magazine Staff Writer Cedric "Big Ced" Thornton on His Road to Success
Dateline New York Cedric "Big Ced" Thornton has been reporting on the music and personalities in the Hip Hop community for more than 20-years. He attributes his success to a simple code - no gossip and no rumors. Thornton is a staff writer at Black Enterprise magazine where he continues to churn out stories at a prolific pace while building amazing traffic.
May 18, 2020
Fox Sports Radio Show Host and Writer Rob Parker on Major Sports Leagues Billion Dollar Decisions
Dateline Los Angeles Journalist Rob Parker hosts the Odd Couple radio show nightly on Fox Sports Radio, Parker also writes a weekly column for Parker joins the podcast to share his insight on the billion dollar decisions that major sports league are facing as they decide when and how to resume play.
May 15, 2020
Hava Gurevich on Why still Photographs Remain Such a Powerful Medium
Dateline Ann Arbor With master’s degrees in both Fine arts and photography, Hava Gurevich is uniquely qualified to speak to why even in our fast paced, multimedia world, still photographs remain such a powerful medium.  For the past fifteen years, Hava Gurevich has crisscrossed the United States, lecturing, exhibiting art and photographs at museums, and consulting with exhibitors.
May 11, 2020
U of M Professor Tim Kiska on the Changing Educational Landscape Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Dateline Michigan  With more than 600 thousand living alumni, the University of Michigan is one of the largest academic institutions in the United States. Tim Kiska has been teaching media and journalism studies at the University of Michigan’s Dearborn campus for 20 years and he joins Open Source with Tony Mottley to share his insight on how education has been changed by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
May 08, 2020
Photographer Shawn Lee on Authenticity, Diversity and Professional Development
Dateline Detroit Photographer and branding expert Shawn Lee shares his insights on why authenticity is critical to branding and how training and professional development are critical to the success of photographers of color He also opens up about his TED Talk experience. 
May 07, 2020
Global Food Security and the World Connection
Dateline France Aman is an international communications consultant with nearly two decades of experience. Aman’s work has spanned four continents, and includes work at a boutique public relations in New York city, to hidden highland South American villages to global assignments in Europe that tackle international issues, mainly on the topic of global food security. As a facilitator and global citizen, Aman is passionate about connecting people, nature, food and working collaboratively to spark ideas and make lasting change. Aman is currently based in Montpellier, France.
May 06, 2020
Founder of and Entrepreneur Ravi Trivedi on Boosting Web Traffic
Dateline India  Ravi Trivedi is an international marketing consultant and entrepreneur with clients in over 150 countries. Trivedi joins Open Source with Tony Mottley to discuss his latest venture, PushEngage and he also shares secrets to boosting web traffic and how to generate leads.
May 01, 2020
Is Cable Television Dying? We Asked Americas Streaming Media Expert Dan Rayburn
Dateline New York From the WSJ, NYT, CNN and Huff Post,  Dan Rayburn is recognized as the world’s leading expert on video streaming. Dan discusses the explosion of video streaming platforms.
April 24, 2020
Don Perry Chief Executive Officer at Digital Diaspora Family Reunion on the Power of the Story
Dateline New York Don Perry’s Family Pictures USA television program uses unique visuals and strong storytelling to present powerful portraits of American families. Perry shares how he went from the C-suite to award winning screen writer.
April 22, 2020
New York Creative Kimberly Wang on Branding, Creativity and Race
Dateline New York Kimberly Wang is a photographer, producer and director. She's created content for ESPN, MTV, PBS ABC Sport and The Martha Stewart Show, just to name a few. On this edition of Open Source with Tony Mottley she shares her views on creativity, branding and race.
April 17, 2020
Nova Lorraine Fashion Designer, Publisher and Entrepreneur
Dateline New York Nova Lorraine is fashion designer, publisher and entrepreneur, on this edition of Open Source Lorraine discusses her origins in design, her path to creative entrepreneurship and why she became a publisher when nobody thought she could.
April 17, 2020
Marketing Mastermind, Marc Brogdon on the Science of Marketing and the Pan African Film festival
Dateline Los Angeles Marketing mastermind, Marc Brogdon shares his views on the science of marketing, how the coronavirus pandemic has changed entertainment and the possibility that the Pan African Film festival may be a virtual event next year
April 16, 2020
Internationally Recognized Blockchain Expert and Tech Veteran Chris Jones on Developing Impactful Technology
Dateline Seattle  Chris Jones, the Co-Founder & COO at Aquagenuity,  is a self-described tech geek and has made an impact in an amazing variety of sectors – adthech, blockchain, app development and even safe drinking water.
April 15, 2020
Karen Dumas Checks All the Boxes of an Experienced Communications Pro
Dateline Detroit  Karen’s worked in the government sector, the corporate sector, and with nonprofits. She’s also been a contributor and analyst on radio, television and print. On this edition of Open Source, discusses, diversity, technology and life after the coronavirus pandemic.
April 14, 2020
Guitarist, Composer, Producer Wayne Gerard on Life Balance
Guitarist, composer, producer and computer programmer, Wayne Gerard shares where he finds beauty, creativity and inspiration and life balance while pursuing his passions of music and technical innovation.
April 11, 2020
Antonio Strickland the Mind of a Designer
Dateline Dallas Designer Antonio Strickland's talks design principles. His designs are carefully crafted and customer-centric. Strickland's Dallas based studio is in high demand. He doesn't limit his creativity only to graphic design however, Strickland creates user experience interfaces, websites and he even has a custom clothing line.
April 10, 2020
Tahirih Ziegler of Detroit LISC Talks Detroit Investment
Dateline Detroit In the face of the global coronavirus pandemic, America’s urban centers like Detroit will be looking at leadership and investment to spark a come back. Tahirih Ziegler of Detroit LISC offer view on what it will take to revitalize Detroit. Contact Tahirih Ziegler at or (313) 265-2819
April 08, 2020
Tracy Wood Mendelsohn Shares Insights on Public Relations Strategies
Dateline New York Veteran marketing and public relations expert, Tracy Wood Mendelsohn shares insights on public relations strategies for the 21st century, tips on how to pitch your ideas and her outlook for a post-pandemic marketplace.
April 07, 2020
Family Communication and Entertainment in the Coronavirus Age
Dateline Detroit Host Tony Mottley and Khaliph young talk about why using Zoom for group video chat may not be wise and where communication, education and entertainment are headed in the Coronavirus age.
April 04, 2020