Desireé Duffy is the Founder of Black Château, a marketing and public relations agency; Books That Make You, a multi-media brand that promotes books and authors through its award-winning website, podcast, and radio show; The BookFest®, an online bookish adventure that brings together booklovers from around the world, and is the license-holder and lead organizer for TEDxResedaBlvd.
Duffy is an advocate for spreading stories, ideas, and making the future awesome. She is a speaker on topics such as branding, marketing, digital and traditional media. In addition to holding the license and being the lead organizer for TEDxResedaBlvd, she produces events including The BookFest®, the annual Beach-Bound Book Bash, Scary Stories Around the Fire, Jingle Books, and has programed panels and placed speakers for The West Coast Writers Conferences, Digital Hollywood, the Alliance for Women in Media, and Women in Business.
Duffy contributes to Equities.com, ThriveGlobal.com, and Business2Community, where she writes about marketing, technology, writing, entrepreneurship, and digital media. She also hosts, and is the executive producer, for the Books That Make You Show.