Kevin Liles

Founder at KWL Enterprises

Kevin Liles

Kevin Liles

Founder at KWL Enterprises

Career Highlights

The Island Def Jam Group
Def Jam Recordings, Inc.
KWL Enterprises

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Executive Director at New Yorkers for Children

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Director-Emeritus at New Yorkers for Children

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Executive Chairman & Owner at Daybreak Game Co. LLC

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Director at Theory Entertainment LLC

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Global Head of Music at YouTube LLC

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President at Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

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Founder at Brody Transportation Co., Inc.

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Former Co-Founder & Managing Director at The Seed Foundation

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Former Vice Chairman at Safe Kids Worldwide

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Vice Chairman at Whitney Museum of American Art

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Kevin Liles
Founder at KWL Enterprises
Career History
Executive Vice President
Prior - 2009

Warner Music Group Corp. engages in the publishing and recording of music. It operates through the following segments: Recorded Music and Music Publishing. The Recorded Music segment involves in selling, marketing, distributing and licensing of recorded music produced by the company's recording artists. The Music Publishing segment acts as a copyright owner and/or administrator of the musical compositions and generates revenues related to the exploitation of musical compositions. The company was founded on November 21, 2003 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

President & Chief Executive Officer
1991 - Prior

Def Jam Recordings, Inc., a subsidiary of Vivendi SA, is a company headquartered in New York, NY. The firm publishes music records and labels.

1998 - Prior

The Island Def Jam Group produces, publishes, distributes and markets recorded music. Its flagship division Island Records imprint trolls the waters of adult contemporary and alternative rock with artists such as Elvis Costello, Melissa Etheridge. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Director & Manager
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Theory Entertainment LLC operates as an independent American record label company. Its hub helps artists and their partners by giving them access to tools and knowledge to remain independent and to be active participants in artist development. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Network Board of Trustees

To provide children in nyc with a high quality education that gives them the knowledge, skills, character & disposition to meet & exceed nys standards, & the resources to succeed.


The SEED School of Maryland (SEED Maryland) is a statewide, public, college-preparatory boarding school offering an extraordinary learning and living experience in preparation for college and beyond. The Maryland General Assembly passed legislation to establish the school which receives state, local and private funds. The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) oversees the school and holds it accountable to state and federal standards for teaching and learning. By design and state-law, SEED Maryland serves students who could most benefit from our 24-hour learning environment. The SEED School of Maryland opened in 2008 as the second SEED school in the network, and graduated its first class in 2015. It currently serves 400 students in grades 6 through 12.The SEED School of Washington, D.C. opened in 1998, and The SEED School of Miami opened in 2014. All SEED students live on campus from Sunday evening through Friday afternoon.

Member, Board of Directors

New Yorkers for Children provides foster care services. It focuses on education, career development, the acquisition of life skills, and child welfare system. The company was founded by Nicholas Scoppetta in 1996 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations

Former Governor of Maryland


Senator from Vermont


Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

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Magnises, Inc. offers payment cards to registered members. The company was founded by Martin Howell and William McFarland in 2013 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Stationhead, Inc. develops an application which enables anyone to turn their playlists into a personal radio station. The company was founded by Ryan Star Kulchinsky and Jace Kay in 2015 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY.

Awards & Honors
Rank #33
The Root - 100 Most Influential African Americans
Crain's New York Business Magazine - 40 Under 40
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