Equal parts inspirational speaker and multimedia performance artist, Rene’s Keynote Performances combine these personas to ignite hope, purpose & possibility.

His Quest: inspire the humble to make bold decisions in the face of fear and become compassionate communicators who empower themselves and everyone in their path …


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“In April of ’84, I was listening to Michael Jackson’s Thriller in the backseat of my dad’s Chevy Blazer […] after my first gran mal seizure manifested during that song and my excitable head-banging to Thriller transformed

into head-thrashing convulsions and gnashing of teeth,


the music stopped and I slipped into a 26 year period of subsequent medicated cryosleep.”


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Rene’s combined the technology and artisan sides of his brain for 3 decades in projects across indie music, academia, corporate, and startup America. Author of several published papers on the


convergence of technology and art, some also grew into accompanying music videos!


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Rene combines interactive technologies that best fuel his message of compassion as a speaker and performance artist.


Currently these include but are not limited to mobile, social, and interactive music videos.


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Whether on the campus of a community college, in the trenches of the IT industry, or in his own living room with family, Rene has always had a passion to receive and give the gift of knowledge.

He believes you need to flexibly rock-and-roll


between both mentor and mentee roles to succeed and enable success for others in life.


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Voiceover Artist

Invited to use his zany creativity, Rene’s voice acting has spiced up many an otherwise dull commercial voiceover.

voiceover artist

Ever visit the Joker Escape Room in Washington DC?

You might have heard him 😉


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