A Virtual Event Experience
April 7, 2022
The Subscription Economy is being fueled by innovative business models and recurring customer relationships. From subscription and usage-based pricing models, to industry mergers and acquisitions, we are experiencing massive shifts with increasing complexity. With this acceleration, businesses are at a crossroads to build better subscriber experiences, streamline complex business processes at scale, and reduce friction as they monetize new opportunities.
Detavio Samuels serves as CEO of REVOLT, America’s fastest growing Black-owned media company.
Detavio sits at the intersection of culture and content and is one of corporate America’s youngest and most accomplished senior executives. With his unique background as a millennial with over a decade of executive experience, he has helped a decorated roster of top global companies like Walmart, McDonalds, AT&T, Chrysler, the NBA and Johnson & Johnson build impactful brands with deeper connections to their consumers.
In March 2021, Detavio was appointed CEO of REVOLT, the nation’s leading creator and distributor of Hip Hop and Black culture content founded by Sean “Diddy” Combs. Under his leadership, REVOLT aspires to shift the narrative around Black people globally by building the world’s largest and most powerful ecosystem for Black storytelling.
Tasked with managing a growing bi-coastal team and spearheading the daily operations of the company, Samuels is focused on rapid growth and digital expansion to further position REVOLT as the preeminent driver of global culture. Samuels is dedicated to helping Millennials and Gen-Z better understand the shifting world and ignite change by using Hip-Hop as a lens to explore the Black experience globally.
Samuels has been recognized for his work as a marketing executive, receiving several honors including being named a Trailblazer in Media by 100 Black Men of NY, Network Journal 40 Under 40, MAAX Media Executive of the Year, and the 2017 Trailblazer Award from the National Urban League. In addition to his notable work within creative industries, Samuels is also an Amazon best-selling author.
Samuels received his B.A. from Duke University, along with an MBA and Master’s degree from Stanford University all by the age of 25. Samuels remains poised to redesign the modern media landscape and empower creators by building innovative platforms aimed at advancing Black culture.
Vice President of Zuora’s Subscribed Strategy Group
Vice President of Zuora’s Subscribed Strategy Group
VP, Industry/Partner Strategy & Marketing, – Zuora
Jennifer Cooper brings more than 20 years of experience in sales, business development and technology strategy across multiple industries with high velocity of digital transformation. Her work with C-level executives provides her with extensive knowledge of digital and revenue transformation, including deep partnerships with Global System Integrators.
Prior to joining Zuora, Jennifer was Global Head of Media Industry Strategy at Microsoft where she helped formulate and grow M&E Industry footprint for Microsoft’s Cloud platforms. Prior to that she led the Media Industry Strategy practice at Adobe. Jennifer was also Founder and CEO of Mixercast, a social advertising company. Before that, she served as Executive Director of Business Development for Yahoo! Inc., where she designed and launched Yahoo!’s first video subscription service and managed a complex implementation eco-system. She was responsible for crafting and implementing broadband video content strategy, working with Telco/Operators looking to innovate consumer experiences.
Yann Carre leads the subscription team for Decathlon, the largest sports equipment retailer in the world. Prior to joining the Decathlon RENT team, Carre was the Head of Marketing and Communication for Decathlon – BTWIN, leading communication strategy and operations. Yann is helping to lead the company on an innovative new way forward, to emphasize services and sustainability.
Director Revenue Operations – Elastic
Principal Partner – PwC Consulting
Romit is the national lead for XaaS (Anything as a Service), focused on revenue acceleration and growth through digital business models. Expertise in new @Service (SaaS/ PaaS/ IaaS) hybrid business models and scalability for cloud native companies. Practice lead for Business Model Transformation@Lead to Cash (L2C), with deep experience in business architecture, solutions enablement and digital customer experience. Significant experience in conceptualizing and leading development of AI/ ML models for Intelligent L2C.
VP of North American Alliances &
Global Partnerships – Zuora
VP of North American Alliances & Global Partnerships, Zuora
VP Zuora Revenue, Zuora
Sr. Director International Marketing – Zuora
Sr. Director International Marketing, Zuora
Director Product Management – Zuora
Unlocking Mixed Business Models with PwC
Unlocking mixed business models takes a lot out of an organization from resources to the actual steps to get there. We’ll hear directly from our partners at PwC just how businesses can achieve their future vision by taking the necessary steps to get there.
ABB Ability™ solutions combine ABB’s deep domain expertise with connectivity and software innovation to empower real-time, data-driven decisions for safer, smarter operations. Their portfolio of digital solutions helps organizations automate, optimize and future-proof their business to achieve new heights of performance and drive sustainable progress.
ABB Ability Marketplace is the online store for ABB’s software, offering customers full flexibility to purchase and tailor the digital solutions portfolio to address their challenges. Realizing their existing systems weren’t built for scale, they turned to Zuora to support this next stage in their growth; monetizing these new subscription services across over 100 countries.
Join Sinan to learn about how his team relaunched the Ability Marketplace, unlocking internal agility and an exceptional customer experience
Whether you are a company in media, high tech, manufacturing or any other industry, Zuora is the monetization platform for businesses nurturing and monetizing subscriber relationships.
Join us to hear how Sri Srinivasan, Zuora’s Chief Product & Engineering Officer, drives Zuora’s product direction and innovation with 3 guiding principles.
Demand for Zuora Revenue is accelerating in the market and emerging as a significant differentiator. In this session, Rahul Kannan, Vice President and GM will be joined by our customer, Tyler Murakami, Director of Revenue Operations at Elastic who recently launched with Zuora Revenue. As more businesses look to capture and grow their market share through M&As, integrations, etc., how do they continue running businesses with growing complexity?
Learn first hand, about the efficiencies gained through adopting Zuora’s premiere revenue recognition solution.
Revolt CEO Detavio Samuels joins Zuora CEO and Co-Founder Tien Tzuo to discuss how America’s fastest growing Black-owned media company is unlocking the future of media, focused on representation and ownership for viewers, readers and creators. Detavio will share his perspective on why the future of successful business involves a direct customer relationship, and why authenticity is critical for every executive’s strategy.
Join us to see how a company with a hardware and software business line as well as a consumer subscription service is using Zuora to monetize their various business models. Petra Ligthart will walk through the product suite and show you how Zuora can power quote-to-cash and revenue recognition for a business like yours.
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