Entrepreneur. Marketer. Speaker. Writer. Philanthropist.
Hi! My name is Phaon K. Spurlock, MBA. I am an accomplished marketing professional, serial entrepreneur, speaker, and college instructor who has made a significant impact in my field over the course of my 16+ year career.
My passion for marketing and entrepreneurship led me to start several successful businesses, including BKLYN LEAGUE apparel company, LuxuriousPROTOTYPE Online Magazine, and Prototype MKTG. Prototype MKTG focuses on digital, experiential, and multicultural marketing, and has quickly established itself as one of the leading marketing agencies in the industry. I have extensive experience working across various industries, including finance, technology, non-profit, and entertainment/media, and have become known for my creative and innovative approach to marketing. My expertise has afforded me the opportunity to work on domestic and international initiatives for companies such as YouTube (Google), Prudential, and Island Def Jam.
My expertise in marketing has also earned me recognition as a sought-after speaker and consultant. Through my speaking engagements, I have worked with the White House, T. Howard Foundation, and The City University of New York Network. I have been featured in a number of publications, including Forbes, Black Enterprise, Vogue, and Men's Health, and have had the opportunity to teach digital marketing to a wide range of individuals from various career backgrounds through my speaking engagements, courses, and consulting services.
As an adjunct instructor at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and Parsons School of Design, I have imparted my knowledge and experience to students, helping to shape the next generation of professionals. My dedication to the field and my commitment to excellence have earned me a reputation as a leading authority in the industry, and I continue to inspire others with my passion and drive.
I've earned a Bachelor of Science from Southeastern Louisiana University and a Master of Business Administration from Quantic School of Business and Technology. In addition, I hold marketing certificates from The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania and New York University. I am certified in Pardot, Google Analytics and Google Ads Search.
Prototype MKTG is a Brooklyn-based creative agency that specializes in experiential, multicultural and digital marketing.
BKLYN LEAGUE is a men’s apparel, accessories and home goods e-commerce store that was founded in 2016.
LuxuriousPROTOTYPE is an Online Men’s Lifestyle Magazine that connects men throughout the world to fashion, arts & culture, entertainment, events, sports and omni-channel news.