12:00PM - 12:30PM
CLOSING THE DEAL: BUSINESS NEGOTIATION UNWRAPPED
NEGOTIATING AS A CONSULTANT.
AMANI DUNCAN IN CONVERSATION WITH BOARD MEMBERS : JENNIFER JUSTICE & KERI-LYNNE SHAW
MEET THE PANEL
Business Transformation | New Business (aka client whisperer) | Culture Architect
As the former CEO of BBH USA, Amani Duncan would oversee the daily operations while managing high-level strategy and direction for clients Google, Heineken, Samsung, Barbie, Walmart, Netflix, and Pernod Ricard.
Duncan has helped bring to fruition major campaigns including Glass Ceiling Breaker, a portrait homage to the U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and Google’s Black Owned Friday for its 3rd year, receiving over 100 industry awards to date. Additionally, under Duncan’s stewardship, in 2022 BBH USA was named an Ad Age A-List Standout Agency and was a shortlist for 2022 Adweek’s Mid-Sized Agency of the Year.
An advocate for female leadership and diversity, Duncan is a founding member of Chief, the leadership network for women, and serves on several boards including Fender Guitars (FMIC).
Marrying Art and Commerce | Making Money for Women
Jennifer Justice is an entrepreneur and former entertainment executive known for her expertise in
building artists’ careers and business portfolios by marrying art with commerce. From the beginning of her career, JJ as she is known, has championed gender equality & diversity in the workplace and beyond.
As General Counsel and EVP at Roc Nation, she helped structure the vision and growth of Roc Nation. She served as Jay-Z’s personal entertainment attorney for a total of 17 years as well as Beyonce’s personal attorney for one year while at Roc Nation.
In 2019, JJ founded The Justice Dept. – a business development, management, strategy and legal firm that works with
female entrepreneurs, executives, talent, brands and creatives to build and maximize their value focusing in
the areas of tech, consumer product, finance, media, entertainment and fashion. JJ hosts a fast growing podcast called “Takin’ Care of Lady Business”, has been named a “Game Changer” by Goop, by InStyle as one of the 50 Badass Women Changing the World, and on Billboard's Women in Power list three times. She has been featured on the TODAY Show, Yahoo, The Skimm Podcast, and is a regular contributor on NBC News.
Fashion Consulting | Styling | Creative Direction | Humanitarian | Social Impact
KL is an accomplished Chief People Officer with extensive business expertise and a certified Professional Coach. She’s a dynamic problem solver who thrives on transforming challenges into opportunities, inspiring teams to navigate disruption with unwavering confidence and a positive outlook, ultimately driving unstoppable business growth. She firmly believes that every obstacle conceals an underlying opportunity.
KL possesses a natural talent for unraveling complex challenges and converting them into opportunities for progress. Her mission is to empower both individuals and teams not only to overcome disruptions but also to embrace them as catalysts for extraordinary growth and transformation
KL brings a unique approach to HR, bolstered by two decades of Sales & Marketing expertise, which she leverages as a strategic ally to propel business success through the transformation of organizations and talent, while fostering inclusive team dynamics. Over the last decade, KL has assumed leadership positions in HR, dedicated to empowering individuals and teams to unleash their full potential and promote authenticity in the workplace. With international experience spanning three countries, KL possesses a nuanced understanding of navigating diverse global cultures.
In her free time, KL enjoys quality time with her family, exploring the globe, and motorcycle adventures with her Harley Davidson.