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Neil Nelson

Neil is a successful serial entrepreneur. He has built multiple high revenue generating digital media properties. His co-creation of Dimewars.com resulted in nearly 30 million unique visitors generating more than a million dollars of gross revenue (2010). Making it one of the largest digital media property targeting the African-American demo on the web for that year.In May of 2012, Neil and Tracy partnered with several veteran journalists to launch Atlantablackstar.com(ABS), with the primary mission of creating and publishing empowering narratives for people of African descent. Atlanta Black Star has since grown to become a central voice in the world of digital black media.With an average of 6 million global unique visitors per month, ABS is now the largest Black-owned news site in the US.Prior to devoting his full-time energies to digital media, Neil worked in global logistics for the HomeDepot and was a member of the engineering team tasked with developing global transportation solutions for America's number two retailer. Neil holds two Bachelor of Sciences degrees, one Industrial & Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology a second degree in Mathematics from Morris Brown College.

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Wednesday, October 4

11:00am EDT