who we are
The Brand Camp Summit is a collision of Humans, Design,Technology and Grit to make Detroit a city for all people. Brand Camp is a gathering of thought leaders, technologists, geeks, and creatives around a discussion on branding, entrepreneurial thinking, social media and the use of technology. The purpose of Brand Camp is to change how people build, launch, and grow ideas and use technology as personal brands, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs (employees), small businesses and corporations that change cities.
Founder of Rebrand Cities/Brand Camp University
Hajj is a leading brand strategist; speaker and tech entrepreneur that travels nationally inspiring people and brands to build, launch and grow their ideas. Hajj was featured in CNN’s Black In America 4: The New Promised Land: Silicon Valley which was viewed by over 1 million people. The documentary chronicled the journey of Hajj and 7-other entrepreneurs from around the nation as they lived in Silicon Valley launching their startups. He also founded the Brand Camp Summit in Detroit in 2008 and expanded it to Boston and New York. He recently co-founded Student Ventures to teach middle and high school students about entrepreneurship and technology. His client list includes: Walt Disney, Pitney Bowes, Pfizer, the Detroit Lions, the U.S. Department of Defense, Iowa State University, University of Michigan - Ross School of Business, Davidson College, University of Detroit and more. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Mashable and CNN Tech Money on the subject of startups, digital technology and branding.