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Step Out of Your Comfort Zone and Follow Your Passions with Big Teach

Derrick “Big Teach” Turton was an 18-year-old veteran in the music industry. During his time in the industry, he worked with Fat Joe, A$ap Rocky, and Bun B. Derrick was even the former manager of Mr. Worldwide, Pitbull.

Derrick sits in to tell us how he got started in the music industry and the story of how he became the manager of Pitbull; his decision to leave the music business to follow his passions and become a chef. Finally, Derrick talks about how legendary rapper Bun B. encouraged him and supported him to start The World Famous House of Mac food truck.

About the Host

Tanya Sam

Tech savvy businesswoman Tanya Sam is the Director of Partnerships at TechSquare Labs, a technology startup hub and venture capital fund. Since 2016, TechSquare Labs has invested in over 30 companies and those companies have raised over $300 million dollars in venture capital and generated over $100 million dollars in revenue.

She is passionate about creating pathways to bring more women and minorities into business and technology.

Learn more about Tanya.