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Living outside the box: a conversation with ryan leslie


February 23, 2018 - Winston & Strawn LLP and Google hosted a fireside chat with Ryan Leslie, Grammy nominated recording artist, multi-platinum music producer, technology entrepreneur and CEO of SuperPhone. Ryan was interviewed by Taj Clayton, Chair of the Winston & Strawn Domestic ADR group, and Ryan’s long-time friend. During a far ranging interview, Ryan discussed his inspirational life story, which includes graduating from Harvard at age 19, becoming homeless while trying to make it in the music industry, working with some of the world’s biggest music stars, producing his own music albums, leveraging his personal network to drive over $2 million in gross revenue by selling his alum to just 15,000 fans, and founding his own technology company, SuperPhone. Over 80,000 people tuned in for the live interview.