Marcus Lovingood is a new media producer with an emphasis in theatrical and online short and long-form narrative and documentary production and distribution. Marcus is the chairman and Creative Director of Broadway West, a nonprofit focused on revitalizing and activating the Broadway Theater District in Downtown Los Angeles. Marcus in the past founded Futureleap Media, a social media advertising and digital film distribution company, building targeted online fanbases and producing social content for Monster Headphones, Vimeo, President Obama's Re-Election Campaign and the 2016 Democratic National Convention. He was also the Chairman of the Pride PAC, a political organization that creates and promotes viral media campaigns to champion full equality to over 150,000 followers every week. Marcus’ skills and passion stem from strong entertainment values and worldly experience, spanning over a decade in both technology and entertainment. Marcus worked for Walt Disney Entertainment and performed around the world in two Broadway touring companies of the American classic ‘West Side Story’ from 2002 - 2009 before transitioning to new media production at the dawn of the digital revolution. Marcus currently produces the tech entertainment summit 'Hollywood Meets Silicon Valley' with Hermione Way while also appearing on BRAVO's Start-Ups: Silicon Valley during the Fall 2012 Primetime Season. Marcus’ understanding of converging artistry and technology contributes to his goals of bringing positive and impactful change to the world through the power of digital storytelling.