The Founders Live Podcast

113 - Entertainment + Entrepreneurship: Founders Live Conversations with Ty Stiklorius CEO of Friends at Work

March 05, 2021 Founders Live Season 2 Episode 113
The Founders Live Podcast
113 - Entertainment + Entrepreneurship: Founders Live Conversations with Ty Stiklorius CEO of Friends at Work
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The Founders Live Podcast
113 - Entertainment + Entrepreneurship: Founders Live Conversations with Ty Stiklorius CEO of Friends at Work
Mar 05, 2021 Season 2 Episode 113
Founders Live

Nick Hughes is joined by Ty Stiklorius,  the Founder and CEO of Friends At Work, a management, entertainment and social impact company that partners with leading creators, influencers and brands to elevate important voices and help their vision thrive. Ty manages world class artists such as John Legend, Lindsey Stirling, and Raphael Saadiq among many others who have influenced her unique view identifying and amplifying emerging talent and creativity around the world. Nick and Ty take a deep dive into her entrepreneurial journey, evaluate how to identify talent, how she uniquely sees creativity, her thoughts on the evolution of entertainment industry, the importance of core values and how to lead a purposeful company, and we hear more on how both are working to advance entrepreneurial equality around the world. This conversation was recorded live on Facebook in front of a live audience.

Ty Stiklorius is the Founder and CEO of Friends At Work, a management, entertainment and social impact company that partners with leading creators, influencers and brands to elevate important voices and help their vision thrive. Ty manages world class artists such as John Legend, Lindsey Stirling, and Raphael Saadiq among many others who have influenced her unique view identifying and amplifying emerging talent and creativity around the world.

Nick Hughes is CEO of Founders Live, the global startup marketplace connecting talented and emerging entrepreneurs to the people, resources, capital and global exposure they need for success. His keen ability to inspire greatness and positive change in people is reverberating around the world and poised to impact millions of new creative entrepreneurs.


About Ty Stiklorius and Friends at Work

Ty Stiklorius is the Founder and CEO of Friends At Work, a management, entertainment and social impact company that partners with leading creators, influencers and brands to elevate important voices and help their vision thrive. Founded in 2015, LA-based Friends At Work supports the careers of artists including John Legend, Lindsey Stirling, and Raphael Saadiq among others. Friends At Work also partners with corporations and individuals on social impact strategy, business development, and creative storytelling and production. Ty’s work with John Legend began in 2006 with JL Ventures, where she created and developed artist-focused strategies for content innovation and social impact. Ty is a principal alongside John Legend in the Get Lifted Film Co. production company. She served as Executive Producer on the Oscar-winning film La La Land, WGN’s hit series Underground, A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy and most recently won an Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special (Live) for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert on NBC. Ty and Legend have started multiple non-profit partnerships including the Show Me Campaign and #FREEAMERICA to influence the national conversation regarding mass incarceration and prosecutor integrity. Their work strives to tackle many issues within the criminal justice system, specifically advocating to end the practice of life without parole for children, amplifying the voices of those impacted by the criminal justice system, and breaking down stereotypes to end the era of mass incarceration in America. In 2017, Fast Company included Ty on their Most Creative People list and Billboard named her as one of the most powerful women in music. Ty earned an MBA from The Wharton School and a BA from The University of Pennsylvania. She serves various non-profit and private company boards, including Penn Law's Advisory Board for the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice, LIFT-Los Angeles, and Americans for the Arts.

Friends At Work

https://friendsatwork.com/


Show Notes

Nick Hughes is joined by Ty Stiklorius,  the Founder and CEO of Friends At Work, a management, entertainment and social impact company that partners with leading creators, influencers and brands to elevate important voices and help their vision thrive. Ty manages world class artists such as John Legend, Lindsey Stirling, and Raphael Saadiq among many others who have influenced her unique view identifying and amplifying emerging talent and creativity around the world. Nick and Ty take a deep dive into her entrepreneurial journey, evaluate how to identify talent, how she uniquely sees creativity, her thoughts on the evolution of entertainment industry, the importance of core values and how to lead a purposeful company, and we hear more on how both are working to advance entrepreneurial equality around the world. This conversation was recorded live on Facebook in front of a live audience.

Ty Stiklorius is the Founder and CEO of Friends At Work, a management, entertainment and social impact company that partners with leading creators, influencers and brands to elevate important voices and help their vision thrive. Ty manages world class artists such as John Legend, Lindsey Stirling, and Raphael Saadiq among many others who have influenced her unique view identifying and amplifying emerging talent and creativity around the world.

Nick Hughes is CEO of Founders Live, the global startup marketplace connecting talented and emerging entrepreneurs to the people, resources, capital and global exposure they need for success. His keen ability to inspire greatness and positive change in people is reverberating around the world and poised to impact millions of new creative entrepreneurs.


About Ty Stiklorius and Friends at Work

Ty Stiklorius is the Founder and CEO of Friends At Work, a management, entertainment and social impact company that partners with leading creators, influencers and brands to elevate important voices and help their vision thrive. Founded in 2015, LA-based Friends At Work supports the careers of artists including John Legend, Lindsey Stirling, and Raphael Saadiq among others. Friends At Work also partners with corporations and individuals on social impact strategy, business development, and creative storytelling and production. Ty’s work with John Legend began in 2006 with JL Ventures, where she created and developed artist-focused strategies for content innovation and social impact. Ty is a principal alongside John Legend in the Get Lifted Film Co. production company. She served as Executive Producer on the Oscar-winning film La La Land, WGN’s hit series Underground, A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy and most recently won an Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special (Live) for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert on NBC. Ty and Legend have started multiple non-profit partnerships including the Show Me Campaign and #FREEAMERICA to influence the national conversation regarding mass incarceration and prosecutor integrity. Their work strives to tackle many issues within the criminal justice system, specifically advocating to end the practice of life without parole for children, amplifying the voices of those impacted by the criminal justice system, and breaking down stereotypes to end the era of mass incarceration in America. In 2017, Fast Company included Ty on their Most Creative People list and Billboard named her as one of the most powerful women in music. Ty earned an MBA from The Wharton School and a BA from The University of Pennsylvania. She serves various non-profit and private company boards, including Penn Law's Advisory Board for the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice, LIFT-Los Angeles, and Americans for the Arts.

Friends At Work

https://friendsatwork.com/