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Crystal Roney is an American inventor, entrepreneur, media proprietor, business executive, and philanthropist. She is the founder and CEO of Popcorn Interactive Media which includes Comedy World Network, PopMedia Radio, and Yenor Publishing. She brings her knowledge of new media markets, artist management, booking artists, and production management to Mojo.
Roney worked as a Business Manager, Broadcast Operations and Engineering for Disney/Capital Cities/ABC-TV. Subsequently, Roney served as Revenue Operations Manager for Sega Channel [Joint Venture between Time Warner/TCI and Sega]. Furthermore, Roney was an Auditor and Sr. Consultant for Deloitte and Touche - Computer Assurances Services in Los Angeles, providing an audit of Internal Controls and Computer Systems Operations for the Casino and Gaming Industry.
She found her true passion for working in the telecommunications industry as Director of Carrier Relations for SBC Communications Inc. (now AT&T), and Sr. Manager, Competitive Intelligence at Lucent Technologies.
Roney earned a B.A. in Organizational Behavior and Management from Brown University; a Masters in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University and a Masters in Accounting and Taxation from Nova Southeastern University. She attended other colleges and holds several professional certificates and licenses.
Mentored by the late HBO and Court-TV founder Stanley Wilson, Crystal Roney was spotted by Richard Nixon’s law firm Mudge, Rose, Guthrie & Alexander listed her as one of the Top Women in Technology. In 1997, Roney was named one of the Top 25 young people to watch by New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.