Winston Warrior aka #TheDopeProfessor
Innovative Creative Catalyst, Influencer, Marketing Executive & Professor – Something “Vintage”. Something New.
Winston Warrior is a story teller, social influencer, creative catalyst, and a customer centric marketing champion. Above all, he is a spirited entrepreneur whose background is robust and whose interests are broad.
- Name: Winston Warrior is his real surname
- Location: Miami, FL
- Sex: Male
- Age: 50
- Ethnicity: Black (with Native American Heritage)
- Language: English (native speaker)
- Height: 6’1
- Weight: 185 lbs
- Hair: Bald
- Facial Hair: Gray beard
- Suit: 40R (custom measures available upon request)
- Shirt: 15 ½, 34/35 or M/L
- Pant: 31 waist, 32 length
- Shoe: 9 (Italian cut), 10/10 ½ (Sneaker)
9 to 5 Gig
Beginning in May of 2021, Winston started a new chapter in his corporate career as the Head of Marketing, Project Kuiper at Amazon. Project Kuiper is an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world. In this global role, he will lead all things enterprise and consumer marketing related for the team; working closely with the product, finance, operations, legal, regulatory, public relations and executive teams to envision, develop, and launch innovative marketing initiatives and direct customer research.
Prior to his role at Amazon, Winston was the Executive Director of Strategic Communications, Marketing, and Operations at the School of Education and Human Development, and a lecturer in the School of Communication teaching in the Journalism and Media Management Department on the undergraduate and graduate level at the University of Miami.
Winston is also the Principal Marketing and Business Strategy Consultant of Vintage Consulting & Entertainment, a consulting firm that assists clients with brand vision and market-specific sales approaches to accelerated revenue growth and return on investment.
Public Figure/Influencer/R&B Artist
His other passion…the world of entertainment. No stranger to the music industry, Winston is also an R&B singer/songwriter. In 2011, he released his debut studio album, Lifeology 101. Its lead single “Bad 4 U” peaked at #27 on the Billboard Adult R&B Song chart. He’s toured in the US, Europe, and Japan.
In addition to his roles at the University of Miami, Winston is also a highly sought-after social media influencer and model; serving as the brand ambassador for several products and services. These range from high-end fashion brands, lifestyle brands, and men’s grooming products.
- Taft Clothing
- Goorin Bros Hats
- Alliance for Personal Income
- Bruno Capelo Headwear
- Happy Socks
- Members Only
- Maison Luxury Accessories
His IG profile @therealwinstonwarrior is verified with the coveted “blue check” with 118k followers (as of 9.14.21). Content, both stills and video, has a wide range of dearth and breadth including:
- Lifeology 101 (and the B-side) – life lessons; providing motivational and encouraging messages
- Bathroom Chronicles – lip syncing and singing R&B tunes while getting ready
- The World of Winston Warrior – vids that give a glimpse of his life as an influencer
- Foodie Alert – He’s a foodie…what’s more say?!
- What’s in the Package – he gives reviews “real-time” as he opens packages/gifts from followers
Finally, Winston just launched his first entrée into the business side by launching Warrior World Collections. It’s focus is to provide customers with “wearable art” designed to bring us all together while helping everyone look “dope”.
Social Media Links
Warrior World Collections: www.thewarriorworld.com
Winston also has experience, and enjoys hosting events; both in person and virtual. The following links will show you how he is able to insert his levity, maintain the balance of keeping the interviewee and audience engaged, as well as demonstrating his poise and confidence when dealing with a large number of attendees,.
As a double alum, Winston is also very passionate about The University of Miami as he received his BBA in International Finance and Marketing, as well as his MBA in Marketing from “The U”. He is an active volunteer and philanthropist, currently serving as long time alumni leader and current Faculty Representative of the UM Alumni Association Board of Directors. He is also a member of Iron Arrow, the highest honor attainable at the university. The United Black Students Office in the Donna E. Shalala Student Center is named in his honor. As a UM student, he became a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, and served as the 1st African-American Vice President of Student Government.
His creativity, business acumen, and community involvement have also resulted in several awards, including community awards such as MADD Atlanta Community Champions Award, Atlanta Business Chronicle “Up and Comers”- Top 40 under 40, National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Comm (NAMIC) Superior Merit Award. His marketing and entertainment industry awards include three Telly Awards (TV Commercial Category), five Cable and Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM) Mark Awards, three Gold: Web Promo, Marketing Excellence & Quantum Leap Concept; two Silver: Acquisition Marketing Campaign, & Crisis Marketing Execution, SIAA Advertising Award- Gold Award for Total Advertising Campaign, POP Design of the Times Gold Award, iN DEMAND/Multichannel News Digital Case Study Award, CTAM Retail Case Study Award, and Fox Networks/Multichannel News/CTAM Retention Case Study Award. Company awards include three Cox Vision Awards (Highest Honor at Cox) and the Motorola Diversity Leadership Award.