Michael Latt is an award winning strategist, producer and founder of Lead With Love who has developed and led nationwide campaigns, impact initiatives and creative projects alongside influential artists, brands and organizations like Common, Ryan Coogler, Netflix, Emerson Collective, Sundance Film Festival, DGA, Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY, Frieze, UCLA, Barry Jenkins and more. His purpose-driven and innovative work has been recognized by press and institutions like his alma mater Chapman University where he was awarded Chapman’s annual Distinguished Alumni Award. Aligning his purpose and passion, Michael continues to dedicate his career to being of service, supporting influential women and artists of color and utilizing storytelling, art and more to spark lasting change and bring hope, love and inspiration to communities. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Latt founded his company Lead With Love in 2019 and currently acts as the company's CEO. He is also on Leadership Advisory Committees for NeueHouse, Frieze and Real Wins.
Centered at the intersection of impact and entertainment and community and culture, Michael Latt’s Lead With Love collaborates with an array of diverse clients (artists, nonprofits, brands, etc.) with a focus on strategic planning, communications and creative production to build and execute multi-layered marketing campaigns, impact initiatives, creative projects and more. Lead With Love is currently working with/has worked with Common, Warner Bros. Studio, Ava DuVernay's ARRAY, Color of Change, DGA, Glenn Kaino, Values Partnerships, Sundance Film Festival, Sony Pictures, Ryan Coogler, BMike, Netflix, Emerson Collective, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Center, Fox Searchlight, Sol Guy, K Period Media Foundation, The Collective PAC, Fox Searchlight, Campaign for Black Male Achievement, UCLA, Audible, and more. Additionally, Latt and his team have supported creative projects like Fruitvale Station, If Beale Street Could Talk, Crazy Rich Asians, I Am Not Your Negro, Question Bridge: Black Males, AGGIE, We Rise, Just Mercy, Traveling The Interstitium with Octavia Butler, The Birth Of A Nation, Till and more. Below are select headlines from recent work spearheaded by Latt and his team. Archival videos from past work can also be found here: #SayHerName Forum, MLK Now 2020, Angela Davis + Common, The Hope & Redemption Tour: Women in Prison.