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Joyce Schwarz
Joyce Schwarz, author, speaker, columnist, futurist, founder JCOM a Marina Del Rey, California based emerging entertainment & technology consulting firm.
Interests: Joyce Schwarz is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, She earned her Bachelor of Science in Journalism (BSJ) from Ohio University, did MBA studies at the University of San Francisco and earned a Masters Degree in Professional Writing MPW from the University of Southern California in 1984. She is a major StarTrek fan. Schwarz loves world travel and has ventured to China (walked the Great Wall), Europe, South America, Central America, Mexico, Canada, Asia & lived and worked in Cleveland, New York, San Francisco, Honolulu and of course Los Angeles. She started her career as a magazine writer in New York City and went on to serve as Director of Marketing at the University of San Francisco and them moved on to serving as Manager of Special Events, for what is now Citibank and then moved on to serve as Account Supervisor at Foote Cone & Belding and then was recruited to Honolulu, Hawaii to serve as Vice President for the largest Ad/PR agency in the Pacific. She moved back to California to get her Masters Degree from USC and set up her own marketing & special events firm, Joyce Schwarz & Associates which was bought by PROMOT, a national promotions firm based in the MOTOWN building on Sunset Blvd in Hollywood. She then spun off her own independent film and entertainment public relatons and promotions firm Joyce Communications. In 1990 she became the West Coast Editor for what is now FILM & VIDEO magazine and wrote some of the earliest articles on new media including HOLLYWOOD 2000 and then went on to write books and organize and conduct the first workshops on new media ever done in Hollywood for the DGA, WGA, Women in Film & her client The California Film Commission. In 1995 she renamed her firm JCOM and began collaborating with ad agencies, PR firms, corporations and start-ups on business development, strategy, promotions and special events to launch new products and services in emerging entertainment and technology.
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Inside Dagoma's Goleta, CA 3d printer plant where robots make robots to 3d print household and office products 24/7/365 To celebrate Manufacturing Day in California, Gurbax Sahota, President and executive director of CALED (California Association of Local Economic Development) toured Dagoma USA's new 3D printer plant in Goleta, California.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2017 at Institute of the Future
Co-working spaces were a big topic at the recent Cleveland Tech Summit TechniClespeaking @cletechsummit. So it's great to see a listing of major co-working spaces that are growing in Cleveland, Ohio. This week's Crain Cleveland outlines the major ones -- do you know others? If so email: [email protected] or tweet... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2015 at Institute of the Future
As mentioned in a previous post, the poll continues to show that tech firms not getting enough support from City of results as of the end of the day of the #techniclespeaking @cletechsummit shows more than 65 percent of voters agree for the need of more support Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at Institute of the Future
By Joyce Schwarz, author, speaker, consultant blogging for What an amazing opportunity to interview @techczarcle Michael DeAloia for a podcast previewing the upcoming @cletechsummit #techniclespeaking on May 20 at Jones Day in downtown Cleveland. DeAloia says the City of Cleveland is really starting to focus even more on... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at Institute of the Future
TechniCLE Speaking: A Summit Launching Dialogue Among NEO Tech, Nearby Capital, and Local Government By Joyce Schwarz, author, speaker, consultant, Just a quick update for @techsummit #techniclespeaking -- found the press release for Weds event which is attracting more than 150 VIP's and attendees to discuss future of Cleveland's... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at Institute of the Future
by Joyce Schwarz, co-founder and bestselling author blogging live at Citizen Space SFO Pitch Day. Thrilled to be on location at Citizen Space for Angel Launch's PITCH DAY at Citizen Space in SFO -- STEVE HOFFMAN -- Founder, FOUNDER SPACE is on deck revealing secrets of the pitch based... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2014 at STARTUP50PLUSBLOG
LISTEN TO AUDIO OF TANA GOERTZ FINALIST THE APPRENTICE Teleconference on HEART OF SUCCESS how to make work and life a labor of love! by Joyce Schwarz, blogging at the Heart of Success book blog. SO THRILLING to talk live with Tana Goertz about how to turn your life... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2012 at HEART OF SUCCESS
by Joyce Schwarz at Heart of Success Blog online: Great news HEART OF SUCCESS co-author Barbara Kline who writes on HEART OF A STARTUP was featured this week on a special interview on KIVA 15550 AM in New Mexico. Barbara Kline is a co-author in the new series HEART OF... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2012 at HEART OF SUCCESS
Looking for a great speaker to launch 2012 -consider Joyce Schwarz, bestselling author of THE VISOIN BOARD: the secret to an extraordinary life who is celebrating being named Amazing Woman, Los Angeles for 2011. For more information about booking Joyce Schwarz as a keynote speaker or workshop leader fror your... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2011 at CelebrityArt
by Joyce Schwarz, blogging at on July 7, 2011, this week while watching the Women's World Cup I noticed new badges on the women's uniform sleeves saying, "LIVE YOUR GOALS" and I thought -- how brilliant. How come I never noticed that before? As the author of the best... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2011 at CelebrityArt
BY JOYCE SCHWARZ, blogging at It was my honor to co-produce the first in launch radio program for Kline Online along with host and producer Barbara Kline, Here is the link to that show, and we invite you to be in touch with Barbara Kline professionally at: [email protected] Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2011 at CelebrityArt
by Joyce Schwarz, blogging at Are you an author? If so you'll be interested in checking out what is listed on Google Books about your published volumes and articles. I just did that and found the info below. PS If you write under any variatio of your name --... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2011 at CelebrityArt
by Joyce Schwarz, blogging at Are you an author? If so you'll be interested in checking out what is listed on Google Books about your published volumes and articles. I just did that and found the info below. PS If you write under any variatio of your name --... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2011 at CelebrityArt
Dear Readers: My bet is that you will be more glancing at this blog to see what's new in the area of Celebrity Art rather than reading all of the posts completely. BUT GLANCES ARE WELCOME! And readers are valued! CELEBRITY ART IS IT REAL OR REEL? by Joyce Schwarz,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2010 at CelebrityArt
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Mar 15, 2010
Nona, your vision board is gorgeous! Thanks for including info about CREATIVE COMMONS which is the key word that people have to look for in the Flickr advanced search in making sure they are not violating copyrights with their pix. If you'd like to share a free chapter of THE VISION BOARD book from Harper Collins Publishing with your students here it is: ENJOY
Great to see high touch complement high tech. So inspirational! Here's a gift for your and your readers, a free chapter from the best-selling book THE VISION BOARD from Harper Collins Publishing, http;// ENJOY
Toggle Commented Sep 12, 2009 on Taking the plunge at Silicon Valley Moms Blog
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Lisa, congrats on your anniversary-- did you consider making an anniversary vision board or Gratitude board-- fun -- if you want to share a free chapter of my book THE VISION BOARD with your readers here is the link tx for the promo!
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It was a great panel at Digital Hollywood, thanks for your support & all the terrific information you gave to the packed audience. Your creative on WEEWORLD is WONDEFUL! Please keep in touch. Joyce Schwarz, moderator.
Toggle Commented May 11, 2009 on Digital Hollywood at Maura Welch on Social Media