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Cupid Hayes is Vice President of Business Development for MCMG (Missing Channel Media Group), a media distribution company in satellite, cable, linear and mobile. In her role, she leads strategy, brand development, partnerships and international expansion. Cupid Hayes is a successful and well respected entertainment and technology entrepreneur and activist who has spent over a decade defining and redefining how content is created, distributed, and monetized. She advocates for the rights and protections of media creatives and currently serves on the SAG-AFTRA Hollywood Board of Directors. As an award-winning commercial casting director, her clients have included LEGO, Procter & Gamble, Western Union, and Famous Footwear. Cupid also directs clients on multi-platform strategy, the execution of branded content, and upfront activations. A dedicated media disruptor and proud graduate of Columbia College Chicago, Cupid Hayes is a frequent speaker on media monetization and the influence of technology as a tool for diversity and empowerment.