Cleve Mesidor, Blockchain Evangelist, Disruptive Creative, Former Obama Presidential Appointee
Cleve is founder of THE CLEVOLUTION, a digital content creation startup leveraging blockchain technology.
She is part of the Founder Institute accelerator. Recently, she hosted a forum at Microsoft's NYC 5th Avenue flagship focused on how blockchain will disrupt content creation and distribution. She also curates on Steemit and Brave, both blockchain platforms.
Previously, Cleve was Communications Director for the First Lady of NYC and an Obama Presidential Appointee, working as Director of Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration, where Cleve was charged with promoting White House economic programs and national public-private partnerships to advance innovation and entrepreneurship.
Her acumen in public policy stems from her tenure on Capitol Hill as Communications Director for U.S. Representatives Betty McCollum and Barbara Lee, coordinating with Congressional leadership to launch major legislative initiatives.
Among her activities, she participates in tech forums, like SXSW. She was also a speaker at the first Haiti Tech Summit in 2017 and is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the U.S. Haiti Technology Association.
Cleve earned a Bachelor’s degree from LIM College and a Master of Arts from Howard University. She started her career at CNN's Washington Bureau.
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Listen on Spotify: Cleve Mesidor on Moving Forward Podcast with Host John Lim
What I Did in the Obama Administration Focusing on Innovation & Entrepreneurship, February 2018
Blockchain is Game Changer for Gen Exers Sandwiched Between Millennials and Baby Boomers, January 2018
Blockchain Can Catapult Crypto Content Creators of Color, if We Engage Early, January 2018
THE CLEVOLUTION is leveraging the ethereum blockchain to curate a user experience and interface for disruptive creatives. The focus is on stories about the evolution of our shared humanity and revolution of our quest for equity and justice.