Delano A. Johnson is a Bahamian-born renowned creative savant of the 21st century. He is a multi-talented personality who has made his mark as an author, speaker, branding expert, singer/songwriter, and creative frontrunner. His contribution to personal and corporate creativity has made him a leading authority in the field.
Johnson is the author of the best-selling book, “Refuse to Live Talented & Broke!” which has inspired hundreds and thousands of individuals to unleash their full creative potential and achieve their goals. His book provides unique insights and practical solutions for overcoming creative barriers and achieving success. He’s also a Grammy and Dove Award nominee and has won 9 Marlin Awards for his contribution to the music industry.
In 2008, Johnson served as the online creative manager at ToysRus® headquarters, where he was responsible for all online visual offers, branding, and new acquisition brands, including FAO Schwarts®. His creative leadership helped grow the online division’s revenue from $50 million in 2007 to $750 million in 2010. This achievement is a testament to his exceptional creativity and leadership.
“Information empowers you, knowledge guides you, but creativity gives you the access to go wherever you desire.”
– Delano A. Johnson
Delano’s career in the creative commercial arts spans over three decades, during which he has worked with a diverse range of brands. He has worked with big names like Disney, Sheraton, Holiday Inn®, Coke®, SONY®, Hasbro®, Marvel®, Burger King®, Verizon®, BMW®, BestBuy®, Discovery Channe®l, Mercedes Benz®, Microsoft®, Novell®, FisherPrice®. His expertise in creativity and branding is widely recognized, and he has been invited to speak at numerous conferences and events around the world
Aside from being a creative leader, Delano has also served as a speaker, leader, and brand architect for the past seven years and has been named the heir-apparent of Dr. George C. Fraser the Founder and Host of the annual PowerNetworking Conference. This conference is widely recognized as one of the top five conferences for entrepreneurs in the world by Forbes Magazine. Delano is also committed to community service and sits on the board of The Fraser Legacy Foundation, which supports African American entrepreneurs and professionals. Additionally, he is one of the 12 leadership executives serving as the Brand Architect and CMO for the Black Business Legacy Hall of Fame, Museum, and Metaverse. This $1 billion-dollar project aims to honor the contributions of African American entrepreneurs and inspire future generations to achieve greatness.
Delano’s involvement in these initiatives reflects his commitment to using his talents and expertise to make a positive impact on society. His creativity and leadership have helped him achieve great success in the creative industry, and his dedication to empowering individuals and supporting entrepreneurship is inspiring