The power of internet memes to shape who we all are | Shontavia Johnson | TEDxAtlanta

Pop-culture expert Shontavia Johnson uses the underlying principles of memetics to explore the power of internet memes to shape human behavior.

A respected attorney and author, Shontavia demystifies complex legal and business principles by drawing from
pop-culture and everyday examples. She has been featured on CNN, Fortune, Fox News and NPR and has been published in various law reviews including the Berkeley Technology Law Review and the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review. Her article on trademark law and the Internet was named 2014’s best in the world by the International Trademark Association.

In 2016, Shontavia was named one of America’s Top 40 Young Lawyers by the American Bar Association.

Shontavia currently serves as associate vice president for academic partnerships and innovation at Clemson University and is also CEO of business consultancy firm
Johnson International Group.

Shontavia demystifies complex legal and business principles by drawing from pop culture and everyday examples.

A respected attorney and author, Shontavia has been featured on CNN, Fortune, Fox News and NPR. She is published in law reviews including the Berkeley Technology Law Review and the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review. Her article on trademark law and the internet was named 2014’s best in the world by the International Trademark Association. In 2016, Shontavia was named one of America’s Top 40 Young Lawyers by the American Bar Association.

Shontavia is the associate vice president for academic partnerships and innovation at Clemson University and CEO of business consultancy firm Johnson International Group. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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