Press Release (ePRNews.com) - FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Mar 26, 2019 - Derek Champagne, founder and CEO of The Artist Evolution (TAE), a thriving marketing firm based in Fayetteville, Ark., was recently invited to speak on the topics of business and entrepreneurship at New York University (NYU). Champagne will speak to business graduate students at the school this week.
Champagne is passionate about both entrepreneurship and intentional leadership and looks forward to speaking to students at the renowned university this week.
“I always enjoy talking and engaging with college students at these type of events,” said Champagne. “They appreciate hearing about real-world experience, successes and failures and ask great questions. I’m passionate about intentional leadership and these students are our new workforce taking over as leaders of our organizations.”
Champagne is a Northwest Arkansas resident, entrepreneur, marketing consultant and local business owner/CEO of TAE. Champagne’s book, Don’t Buy A Duck: Stop Wasting Money & Only Do Marketing That Works!, became an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Don’t Buy A Duck centers on everything from small business marketing to more advanced insight on bigger-budget marketing. Champagne has led TAE to work with local, regional and national brands in an array of fields and industries.
Champagne also hosts the Business Leadership Series, a popular podcast, radio show and Alexa daily flash brief. The Business Leadership Series hosts entrepreneurs, celebrity personalities, industry leaders and those who offer valuable insight. Guests have included Rock & Roll Hall of Famer John Oates, former Sacramento Kings owner George Maloof, Michael Levin (Shark Tank, Politico), Nick Friedman (Oprah, Millionaire Matchmaker, Shark Tank), Devin Thorpe (Forbes Magazine) and many others. As well as available online, episodes of the Business Leadership Series are broadcast weekly on ESPN 99.5 FM radio.
Champagne has incorporated more than 15 years of experience to lead TAE to work with clients of note: from small local businesses to publicly-traded brands. TAE is an aspirational agency helping marketing directors of growing companies reach their growth objectives through a strategic marketing playbook and three-phase implementation program.
Derek Champagne is a frequent guest lecturer at business conventions and college business marketing classes covering marketing and social media subject matter. Champagne is endorsed by the ASDA, as a trusted marketing resource, and he is an advisory board member and guest contributor for the national publication, Dental Entrepreneur Magazine. Champagne is also a nationally published musician who has made musical contributions to the soundtracks of television shows on ABC, MTV, Bravo, Oxygen and the E! Channel. When he’s not making music or marketing strategy, he enjoys volunteering at Northwest Arkansas nonprofit organizations, spending time with his wife and two children, playing guitar, enjoying the occasional game of golf and staying involved with his church.
Learn more at: www.theartistevolution.com.
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