Nicole Januarie is a Showrunner/Director who partners with brands and individuals to assess how to communicate their message through strong, impactful content creatively. After more than a decade of ideating, strategizing, and directing videos for multi-million dollar brands and start-ups, Nicole has learned what truly drives conversations and move individuals to an emotional connection. It's not mastering the marketing flavor of the week; it's how well you connect with the heart-beating people you're trying to help and inspire and how effectively you communicate your understanding of their needs back to them. The former Managing Partner and co-founder of 19th & Park Inc. and 2019 Adweek Creative 100 honoree recently focused her attention on launching a content platform called We Heart Our Lives, dedicated to eliminating the stigma around mental health and suicide. She's been featured in WWD, Forbes, ESSENCE, and appeared on the grand jury for the New York Festivals Advertising Awards and Adweek's Experiential Awards. Nicole Januarie has been a prominent member of the industry. Hailing from Swakopmund, Namibia, she has a keen eye for culture and ad relevancy.