Blake Michael, actor, entrepreneur, creator, and Chief Evangelist at Lumanu, has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council, the foremost growth and networking organization for successful business owners and leaders worldwide.
Blake Michael was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.
“We are honored to welcome Blake Michael into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Business Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”
As an accepted member of the Council, Blake has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum and at members-only events. Blake will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.
Finally, Blake will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.
“I’m thrilled to be joining a fantastic community of thought leaders and changemakers. Forbes is a publication I’ve read and admired since I was 8 years old, so this is an honor. I look forward to sharing my knowledge and experiences.”
ABOUT BLAKE MICHAEL
Blake Michael is an actor, entrepreneur, creator, and Chief Evangelist at Lumanu, the company simplifying business for the creator economy. At 13, Blake starred in “Lemonade Mouth”, and its musical album earned a #4 spot on the Billboard 200. He went on to star on “Dog with a Blog” which earned him the award for Best Performance in a TV Series, and 4 Emmy nominations for the show. Blake grew his personal social following to over 1 million TikTok followers and 100 million views in just 12 months. His fans exceed 5 million on social media.
Lumanu is a technology platform for the creator economy that empowers creators to seamlessly collaborate with their partners, make more money and build thriving businesses. Its mission is to empower creators to thrive on their own terms. Founded in 2017, Lumanu has raised $16M in total funding and works with leading brands like Fabletics, Cameo, Tonal, Poshmark and Savage x Fenty. To learn more about Lumanu, visit lumanu.com
ABOUT FORBES COUNCIL
Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive.