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Mr. Kevin W. Liles

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Def Jam

HQ Phone: (212) 333-8000

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Def Jam

825 Eighth Avenue

New York City, New York 10019

United States

Company Description

Def Jam Recordings was founded in 1984 and has represented the very best in cutting edge music and youth culture for 30 years. Def Jam Recordings began as a maverick independent label inspired by a punk ethos and the emerging sound of hip-hop; pioneering ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Executive Vice President

Warner Music Group Corp.

Executive Vice President

Island Records

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

KWL Management LLC

Board Certified Trial Lawyer

Liles Harris PLLC

Partner

Watts Guerra L.L.P

Affiliations

Member
Executive Leadership Council

Board Member
New Yorkers For Children

Board Member
The SEED School of Maryland

Board Member
The SEED Foundation

Founder
Baltimore

Board Member
Network

Founder
Kevin Liles

Board Member and Advisor
Ogilvy & Mather

Board Member
Recording Industry Association of America

Board Member
Hip-Hop Summit Action Network

Board Member
Action

Board Member
Associated Black Charities

Advisor
Tease Marketing

Member
Numarx

Executive Board Member
NABFEME Inc

Board Member
Louis Carr Internship Foundation

Founder
Marx Bros. Records

Board Member
YMCA

Member
American Bar Association

Founder
MBR

Board Member
Corpus Christi Bar Association

Member
The CORE

Member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum LLC

Member
Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Member
Bar Associations of Texas and Arizona

Member
Attorneys Information Exchange Group

Member
American Association for Justice

Education

Morgan State College

Morgan State University

Woodlawn High School

Bachelor of Science degree

Texas A&M University

Juris Doctorate degree

Baylor Law School

engineering degree

law degree

Baylor Law School

Web References (187 Total References)


Executive Team | KevDar

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Kevin Liles, CEO of KevDar Kevin Liles, CEO of KevDar High Purity Components, is former Executive Vice President of Warner Music Group and the former President and CEO of Def Jam Records. He currently serves on many Corporate Advisory Boards and Boards of Directors, including the NFL Players Association advisory board, Ogilvy & Mather, Harbor Bank, Healthcorps, as well as many others. Kevin is the best selling author of "Make It Happen-From Intern to President" and his philanthropic initiatives include the Make It Happen Foundation and Kevin Liles for a Better Baltimore.

Additionally, Kevin is a member of the Executive Leadership Council, the preeminent organization that recognizes the strengths, success, contributions, and impact of African-American corporate business leaders.


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n addition to writing and producing soundtracks for major motion pictures, Mr. Brim has been sought out by several companies as an industry consultant to include Cosine Advertising, Kevin Liles, Warner Music Group,GuidryMaynes Management, Def Jam Enterprises, and Dro Deep Music Group.


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Kevin Liles


Executive Team Tom Ferrara, David Flack, Kevin Liles

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Kevin Liles

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Kevin Liles - Partner
Kevin Liles is the CMO and co-founder of NextGenEDU. Kevin is a well-known marketing mastermind who is best known for his role as President & CEO of the Def Jam Music Group, where he presided over the label's artist roster, day-to-day operations, and diversification of the Def Jam brand- growing it rapidly into an entertainment juggernaut. In 2004, Liles became the Executive Vice President of Warner Music Group, and was part of the company's first public offering.
Besides being an author, philanthropist, motivational speaker and consultant to many entertainment and political boards, Kevin serves as board member/adviser to Ogilvy & Mather diversity board, New Yorkers For Children, Junior Achievement of New York, The Executive Leadership Council, The SEED School of Maryland, Harbor Bank, and HealthCorps. He is the bestselling author of Make It Happen: the Hip Hop Generation's Guide to Success and oversees both Kevin Liles for a Better Baltimore, which invests in the Baltimore community, and the Make It Happen Foundation, which empowers African-American youth to succeed in the business world. Liles attended Morgan State University on an Electrical Engineering scholarship from NASA.
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Now, they partner with marketing and branding icon Kevin Liles, by presenting colleges and universities with the Next Generation of higher education marketing services.


Freedom's Voice :: Home

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Kevin Liles, Founder and CEO of KWL Enterprises, former President/CEO of Def Jam Music Group, author, philanthropist, motivational speaker, and consultant to a myriad of entertainment and political boards, for his leadership and committed involvement in encouraging, diversifying and empowering communities and our nation.

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