No two journeys to success as a creative are exactly the same and yet, there are universal truths about the pathways of others from which we can all learn. Creative Pathways, formerly known as E4 Youth Virtual Talks, is a series of video podcasts that feature established creative and technology professionals as well as emerging members of E4 Youth’s Creative Leadership Academy. We are developing a living library of their stories to serve as a resource guide for those interested in creative careers and to inspire others to reach their full creative potential!

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Creative Pathways: Dominick Walker, Copywriter| Storyteller| Photographer

Dominick Walker Is a Creative Director| Copywriter with over 20 years of experience in Advertising. Dominick has worked at agencies […]

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Creative Pathways: Andy Saldaña, Executive Director at NY Tech Alliance

NY Tech Alliance’s Eustacio Andy Saldaña (pronouns: he/his) is an eight-year veteran of the organization and a strong community leader […]

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Creative Pathways: Chaka Mahone, Founder of Black Live Music Fund, DAWA

Known as a creative catalyst, Jonathan ‘Chaka’ Mahone has a strong background in event production, curriculum development, multimedia content creation, […]

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Creative Pathways: Jeremy Lamin, Founder & Art Director at HunterLamin

Jeremy Lamin was born and raised in Sierra Leone, West Africa, living there until he was 12 years old. At […]

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Creative Pathways: Kara Andrade, Co-founder of HablaCentro Informatics NFP and LLC

Kara Andrade is an Ashoka fellow who co-founded HablaCentro Informatics NFP and LLC, a network of citizen journalism and information […]

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Creative Pathways: Tiffany Taveras, Senior Assistant Editor at BEAST EDITORIAL

Tiffany Taveras has been working as an Editor / Assistant Editor in Austin, TX for six years, originally starting her […]

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Creative Pathways: Tin Nguyen, Digital Docent at E4 Youth

Tin Nguyen is one of E4 Youth’s digital docents and you’ve seen his work behind the scenes on the previous […]

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Creative Pathways: Chelsea Jenkins, Digital Docent/Creative Mentor & Host of The Real Deal Podcast

Meet Chelsea Jenkins, who is a senior Communications Radio-Television-Film major at The University of Texas at Austin. Born and raised […]

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Creative Pathways: Brian Delumpa, Owner/Photographer/Graphic Designer at Brian Delumpa Imagery

Brian Delumpa is a photographer and graphic designer originally from Cupertino, California. His photo-design hybrid skill set has allowed him to […]

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Creative Pathways: Mando Rayo, CEO & Engagement Strategist + Executive Producer and co-host of United Tacos of America TV Show

Mando Rayo is executive producer & co-host of United Tacos of America, a TV docu-series that explores taco life and […]

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Creative Pathways: Ana Leen, Director of DE&! at Omnicom | Director of Partnerships at ADCOLOR

     Ana was born in Mexico City and has embraced her bicultural experience throughout her advertising career of 20 […]

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Virtual Talk with Jim Bosiljevac, VP/Head of Creative at Verizon Media

  Jim Bosiljevac is currently Head of Brand Creative at Verizon Media, where he runs an internal creative team of […]

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Virtual Talk with Londonn Corpas, CEO of Social Club LA

Londonn Corpas is an experienced Chief Executive Officer(CEO) with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. […]

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Virtual Talk with Kaitlyn Haib, Senior Strategist at R/GA

Virtual Talk Wednesday, October 21st, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CDT   Kaitlyn Hieb is a Senior Strategist at R/GA […]

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Virtual Talk with Kathy Horn, Cofounder & Creative Director of Hunt, Gather

She co-founded Hunt, Gather five years ago. She was burned out on agency life, after spending almost two decades in […]

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E4 Virtual Talk with Amber Kazalbash, Senior Strategist at R/GA

  Amber Kazalbash is a Senior Strategist at R/GA Austin. She focuses on using her background in Social and Product […]

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E4 Virtual Talk with Jona Moore, Global VP of Technology at frog Design

Jona is an experienced leader with a strong track record for bringing new innovation, user experiences, and products to life […]

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E4 Virtual Talk with Adam Butler, Butler Brothers

Butler Bros is an independent brand studio focused on positioning, naming, narrative and visual design. Founded in 2002 by Adam […]

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E4 Virtual Talk with Ismael Quintanilla III, Photographer at IQ3

Ismael Quintanilla III is a music photojournalist based out of Austin, Texas. He specializes in live music photography, musicians portraiture, […]

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E4 Virtual Talk with Luigi Maldonado of Guerilla Suit

Virtual Talk Thursday, August 13th, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CDT   Luigi Maldonado is an Argentine immigrant who picked up […]

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E4 Virtual Talk with Ariel Quintans, Senior Editor at Beast Austin

Ariel Quintans has worked as an editor and filmmaker in the Austin community for over 20 years. As the Senior […]

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E4 Virtual Talk with Will Chau, Director of Creative and Branding at Whole Foods Market

Will Chau is currently the Creative Director at Whole Foods. Will was a Creative Director at GSD&M. He has created […]

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E4 Virtual Talk with Greg Gonzalez, Co-Founder & Bassist of Grupo Fantasma

Click here to RSVP. Greg Gonzalez is a Grammy-award winning musician, producer, and educator in Austin, Texas. He is a […]

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E4 Virtual Talk with Dr. Harold Hardaway, Co-Founder & CEO of Cardigan

Dr. Harold Hardaway is a speaker and thought leader on corporate communications and culture. He believes that everyone should “Chase […]

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E4 Virtual Talk with Shayna Brown, CEO of Chez Boom Audio

Shayna has 20+ years of experience with audio recording, ADR, editing, foley, and all things audio. She has extensive entertainment […]

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E4 Virtual Talk with Marissa Quintans, Director of Ops/HR at Guerilla Suit

A native Austinite, Marissa has been working with boutique creative agencies for the past 20 years. She’s been around all […]

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Legacy Live

A powerful performance and intimate conversation with one of Austin’s finest musicians. Jackie Venson is a blues guitarist, singer and […]

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E4 Virtual Talk with Micky Ogando, CCO Bakery

Micky Ogando is the Founder and President at Bakery, an independent creative & technology agency based in Austin, TX. Hailing […]

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E4 Virtual Talk with Francess Tom-Sahr, Post Producer at TBD Post

Francess hails from Washington D.C. and lived in Brooklyn, NY for nearly 20 years. She began her career making tape […]

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E4 Virtual Talk with Jenaro Diaz, CEO of DJNR Interactive

Jenaro Diaz has earned a reputation as an innovative, bicultural interactive developer and designer with expertise in creating and executing […]

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