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Keynote, Virtual Presentation, Fireside Chat, Emcee, Panelist, Moderator

Fee Ranges

Domestic In-Person (USA): $5,000*
International In-Person: Please inquire
Virtual: $3,000*

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Los Angeles, California, USA

Tags: Film & Television / Business / Music / Diversity & Inclusion / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Startup / Leadership / Motivational / Social Change & Issues / The Arts & Design


Denise Love Hewett is the host of the podcast, Do the Work, which focuses on redefining leadership to be more holistic. This was birthed out of her time as a founder of Scriptd, an entertainment tech company working to dismantle the inefficient and exclusionary practices of Hollywood. She comes from the world of entertainment, fashion, and hospitality, starting her career as the Director of Sales and Marketing at famed nightclub The Box and working for cultural trailblazers like Patricia Field (Sex and the City, Ugly Betty), Marvin Jarrett (NYLON), Tyra Banks, Courtney Love, Simon Hammerstein, and Randy Weiner before creating content at MTV and Endemol.  She is a seasoned television and digital producer who lives at the intersection of activism, entrepreneurship, and entertainment.  She moonlights as a DJ who has worked with Vanity Fair, Gucci, Shisheido, Sony, Glow Recipe, Oprah, Hilary Duff, among many others. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Gallatin at NYU where she studied cultural signifiers, how they affect and reflect society.


Problem with Pattern Matching

The Problem with Pattern Matching”, a talk by Denise Love Hewett, the former founder of Scriptd, an entertainment tech company mitigating the fear and risk around investing in inclusion. Denise is an entertainment executive turned start up founder whose experience developing and raising funding for Scriptd inspired her to look closely at trends in investing and entertainment to understand the systemic limitations that prevent female founders from succeeding. In a world where women get statistically higher returns, why aren’t we following the money? The Problem with Pattern Matching is an exploration into this problem and a call to action for anyone who wants to make our world a more inclusive – and profitable – place.

Professional Heartbreak

Denise Love Hewett founded an entertainment tech company to help Hollywood streamline and democratize their business. Her startup journey was arduous and tumultuous which led her to come to some hard truths.  During her keynote, Denise will dive into her startup journey, tell the story of her great professional heartbreak, and how it led to transformation and resilience.

Sustainable Success

We can only become as great a leader as our own internal inquiry. Denise takes you through the pillars of what she believes creates a successful inner and outer world to find sustainable success and to be a holistic leader.




  • "Denise was a stand-out keynote speaker at the Investing in Women Conference for the MBA class of ’22 and ’23, at Duke University in April 2022. She's simultaneously relatable and inspirational, whilst also being incredibly vulnerable and genuine about the highs and lows of raising capital as a female entrepreneur. Throughout the preparation process, Denise was easy to work with and we would absolutely do so again." Natalie Behan

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