Year: 2024

Angel Livas

Founder & CEO,
ALIVE Podcast Network

Angel N. Livas is an international best-selling author, TEDX Speaker, and award-winning founder, producer and businesswoman who has amassed over two decades of experience in the entertainment industry. Her expertise has been instrumental in the success of numerous shows, including those of which she created for renowned personalities Larry King and Jane Pauley.

Motivated by her firsthand experiences, Angel recognized a pressing need to monetize and protect the intellectual content of Black creatives. It was this vision that led her to found the ALIVEPodcast Network, a groundbreaking media tech company that amplifies Black voices and provides creatives a space to control their narratives. The platform has received critical acclaim, culminating in a prestigious NAACP Image Award nomination for the hit show “Under Construction with Tamar Braxton” in 2022. After a mere 5-months, the first black woman-owned podcast network with proprietary technology, became a Techstars Portfolio Company Powered by JP Morgan, further solidifying Angel’s status as a tech innovator.

Her migration from media to the forefront of technology showcases her versatility, adaptability, and dedication to effecting meaningful change. Change that can be seen through her unwavering commitment to community service, which is reflected in her receipt of the2023 Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award and her leadership as a charter member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – Alpha Beta Alpha Omega Chapter. Angel N. Livas is a devoted single-mother to two sons, a Howard University graduate (Magna Cum Laude), and a 2023 graduate from the Babson College BWEL accelerator.