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Ray Archie

Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

CEO / Co-Founder, MixLuv and Music is My FIrst Language

CEO / Co-Founder, MixLuv and Music is My FIrst Language

7 vouches

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MixLuv, Inc.
Music is My First Language
Emerald City Recording Studios




CEO / Co-Founder MixLuv, Inc. April 2014 - present
CEO / Co-Founder Music is My First Language June 2013 - present
Professional Musician Freelance Musician/Composer 1983 - present
Director, Streaming Operations CBS Corporation May 2006 - December 2015
Business Development Medium Rare Interactive, Inc. May 2009 - December 2014
Owner GigCity, Inc. May 1995 - June 2013
Director, Interactive Services ImaginAsian TV March 2004 - April 2006
Database Developer / DBA Middleton & Company, Inc. June 1999 - June 2002
MIS Director Citizen Schools August 1998 - June 2001
Systems Administrator/Database Developer Cambridge Family and Children's Service June 1997 - July 1998
Systems Administrator/Database Developer Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House June 1996 - June 1997
Sound Designer / Engineer Qualia Executive Search July 1994 - May 1997
Founder / Engineer Emerald City Recording Studios 1993 - 1996


New England Conservatory of Music Classical Bass 1992 - 1994
U.C. Berkeley Business Administration August 1988 - June 1992
CPS 1984 - 1988
Bentley School 1980 - 1984

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Advisor With
  • • Fundraising
  • • Investments
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Media
  • • Music
  • • Social Impact
  • • Content

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John Giordano
We worked together  •  Enterprise Learning Consultant - Strategic Partnerships, NetCom Learning and Owner, ImPress Kits LLC..
Ray is an articulate, driven entrepreneur with a few innovative startups that have already gained traction. His complex technical backgroun ... d has been beneficial in all of his endeavors. He is a great person to work with. I would recommend Ray for any business project requiring someone qualified, as well as, personable to follow it through to it's successful completion.
John Ousby
We worked together  •  President & Co-Founder, MixLuv, Inc. and President & Co-Founder, Music Is My First Language.
Ray has a rare talent to light up a room and engage his audience with his heartfelt passions around hid business ideas
Barry Myers
They're my friends  •  Founder, getgeeked Media LLC. Previously creator of gdgt Live and co-founder of DigitalLife.
Ray is bright, personable, and knowledgeable. He thinks outside-the-box without losing sight of the fundamentals. I've known Ray for over 20 ... years.
Gary M Susalis
We worked together  •  Head of Content Strategy, MixLuv, Inc. and Programming Consultant, ZUUS Media ("ZUUS").
Ray is a force of positive energy. He is on a mission to see his dreams realized. His forward-thinking commitment is fuled by an expansive s ... kill-set and successful experience. He is the definition of a great entrepreneur.
Melissa Southwell Archie
We worked together  •  Integrated Marketing Specialist @ Hot 97, Emmis Communications. Previously Account Executive @ Kiss FM, Emmis Communications.
Ray is a highly ambitious, passionate and innovative leader with experience building multi-million dollar products in fields related to wher ... e his entrepreneurial interests lie.
Michael Hong
CEO / Co-Founder, Digital Media Rights LLC and Founder / Fund Manager, Digital Orchard.
Ray is one of the nicest and smartest people I have ever met. Work with him and you will see why.
John Waters
Senior Partner, Director of Marketing, GroupM NA, GroupM. Previously Global Vice President, Marketing, Xaxis. Georgetown grad.

Daniel Sakai
We worked together  •  Principal, Diffraction Point. Previously Vice President, Digital Media, OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network.
Daniel is a strategist who works hard to see inherent value of a product and to unique position the product and team for monetization and gr ... owth.