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Comedian and technology lover Baratunde Thurston is the CEO of Cultivated Wit. He is also the author of the bestseller, How To Be Black, and served for five years as director of digital for the satirical news outlet, The Onion. Fast Company has named him one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business. When hes not delivering keynote talks at gatherings such as SXSW Interactive, LeWeb, and Personal Democracy Forum, he writes the monthly back page column for Fast Company and contributes to the MIT Media Lab as a directors fellow. He co-founded the black political blog, Jack and Jill Politics, has advised the Obama White House, has more than 10 years experience in standup comedy, and more than 30 years experience being black. His creative and inquisitive mind, forged by his mothers lessons and polished by a philosophy degree from Harvard, have found expression in his monthly Fast Company column, on the sound waves of NPR, and on the screens of news networks such as CNN, MSNBC, BBC, Al Jazeera English, and This Week In Tech. He even hosted his own show on Discovery Science called Popular Sciences Future Of..

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Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Baratunde Thurston in certain cases will consider virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Baratunde Thurston or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Baratunde Thurston's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Baratunde Thurston for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Baratunde Thurston, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Baratunde Thurston. After we consult with them, we will provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Baratunde Thurston booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Baratunde Thurston for an event?" is a frequent question we get. The final Baratunde Thurston booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Baratunde Thurston charge for an event. An example fee to book Baratunde Thurston is in the starting range of $25,000-$39,999. However, any recent popularity change would cause a price fluctuation well beyond this example. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price as well. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Baratunde Thurston agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Baratunde Thurston manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Baratunde Thurston for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Baratunde Thurston agent on your behalf if your funding is in place. By not having funding ready then it will more difficult to book Baratunde Thurston, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Baratunde Thurston booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Baratunde Thurston, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Comedian, Author, Business, Internet Related, Social Issues, Author-Motivational-Leadership, Internet Related-Internet Personality, Male, Age Group-18-30's, Age Group-30's-50's, African American
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