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Maci Peterson

CEO and Co-Founder of "On Second Thought;" Named Essence's "Tech's Newest Innovator" and Washington Business Journal's "40 Under 40"

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Maci Peterson Biography

Maci Peterson is a Millennial entrepreneur and marketing expert. She has been named “Tech’s Newest Innovator” by Essence Magazine, and is a recognized subject-matter expert and advisor on entrepreneurship, innovation and diversity initiatives.

Maci is the co-founder and CEO of On Second Thought, a messaging app whose patented technology lets users take back text messages before they get to the other person’s phone. She has been recognized on Inc Magazine’s “30 Under 30 List” of 2016, and Washington Business Journal’s “40 Under 40 List” of 2015. In addition, Maci has been identified as a rising leader in technology by Revolt TV, and one of the “29 People You Should Know” by BET. Maci began On Second Thought after winning 1st Place in the #StartupOasis pitch competition at South by Southwest in 2014.

Maci’s experience includes years of marketing and business development in the entertainment, media and hospitality industries. She was the founder and editor-in-chief of the former Mwari Magazine, a digital publication for women of the African Diaspora ages 18-24. It was one of the first of its kind, and she grew the circulation to 130,000 readers.

Maci is a member of the Internet Marketing Association’s Women Leaders Group. She was a member of the Founder’s Council at the 1776 Incubator in Washington, D.C., and an alumna of the MindShare Class of 2015. She has been invited to speak at a variety of leadership and business conferences including: South by Southwest, The White House Initiative on HBCUs’ National HBCU Week Conference, Inc Magazine’s GrowCo, IdeaFest and Cox Communications’ Tech Summit.

Speaking Topics
  • The Journey of Raising Money

    Maci explains the process of raising money and the many different avenues you can take by incorporating her own experiences of bootstrapping, crowd-funding, investors and pitch competitions into her speech.

  • Breaking Into the Boys Club of Silicon Valley

    At the podium, Maci talks about her journey breaking into a male dominated field and the obstacles she overcame along the way.

  • Gen-Y Entrepreneurs

    In this speech, Maci discusses how the Great Recession impacted our careers and produced a generation of innovative, fearless entrepreneurs.

  • Building a Business in an Unfamiliar Industry

    Maci speaks about her diverse background in marketing, entertainment, hospitality and publishing and discusses how it provided her with a unique skill set that prepared her to start and lead a tech startup.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Maci Peterson for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Maci Peterson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Maci Peterson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Maci Peterson?

    Booking fees for Maci Peterson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Maci Peterson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Maci Peterson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Maci Peterson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Maci Peterson for your next private or corporate function.
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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Maci Peterson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Maci Peterson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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CEO and Co-Founder of "On Second Thought;" Named Essence's "Tech's Newest Innovator" and Washington Business Journal's "40 Under 40"

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Maci Peterson Biography

Maci Peterson is a Millennial entrepreneur and marketing expert. She has been named “Tech’s Newest Innovator” by Essence Magazine, and is a recognized subject-matter expert and advisor on entrepreneurship, innovation and diversity initiatives.

Maci is the co-founder and CEO of On Second Thought, a messaging app whose patented technology lets users take back text messages before they get to the other person’s phone. She has been recognized on Inc Magazine’s “30 Under 30 List” of 2016, and Washington Business Journal’s “40 Under 40 List” of 2015. In addition, Maci has been identified as a rising leader in technology by Revolt TV, and one of the “29 People You Should Know” by BET. Maci began On Second Thought after winning 1st Place in the #StartupOasis pitch competition at South by Southwest in 2014.

Maci’s experience includes years of marketing and business development in the entertainment, media and hospitality industries. She was the founder and editor-in-chief of the former Mwari Magazine, a digital publication for women of the African Diaspora ages 18-24. It was one of the first of its kind, and she grew the circulation to 130,000 readers.

Maci is a member of the Internet Marketing Association’s Women Leaders Group. She was a member of the Founder’s Council at the 1776 Incubator in Washington, D.C., and an alumna of the MindShare Class of 2015. She has been invited to speak at a variety of leadership and business conferences including: South by Southwest, The White House Initiative on HBCUs’ National HBCU Week Conference, Inc Magazine’s GrowCo, IdeaFest and Cox Communications’ Tech Summit.

Maci Peterson Speaking Topics

  • The Journey of Raising Money

    Maci explains the process of raising money and the many different avenues you can take by incorporating her own experiences of bootstrapping, crowd-funding, investors and pitch competitions into her speech.

  • Breaking Into the Boys Club of Silicon Valley

    At the podium, Maci talks about her journey breaking into a male dominated field and the obstacles she overcame along the way.

  • Gen-Y Entrepreneurs

    In this speech, Maci discusses how the Great Recession impacted our careers and produced a generation of innovative, fearless entrepreneurs.

  • Building a Business in an Unfamiliar Industry

    Maci speaks about her diverse background in marketing, entertainment, hospitality and publishing and discusses how it provided her with a unique skill set that prepared her to start and lead a tech startup.

Maci Peterson Videos

  • Wish You Could Get That Text Back? - YouTube
  • "On Second Thought" app allows you to take back your text - YouTube
  • Maci Petersen of On Second Thought | Bootstrapping in America ...

FAQs on booking Maci Peterson

  • How to book Maci Peterson?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Maci Peterson for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Maci Peterson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Maci Peterson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Maci Peterson?

    Booking fees for Maci Peterson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Maci Peterson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Maci Peterson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Maci Peterson for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Maci Peterson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Maci Peterson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Maci Peterson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Maci Peterson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as The Journey of Raising Money, Breaking Into the Boys Club of Silicon Valley, Gen-Y Entrepreneurs and Building a Business in an Unfamiliar Industry. The estimated speaking fee range to book Maci Peterson for your event is available upon request. Maci Peterson generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Justin McLeod, Artem Goldman, Hiroki Takeuchi, Saket Modi and Evan Schnidman. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Maci Peterson for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Maci Peterson Speaking Topics

  • The Journey of Raising Money

    Maci explains the process of raising money and the many different avenues you can take by incorporating her own experiences of bootstrapping, crowd-funding, investors and pitch competitions into her speech.

  • Breaking Into the Boys Club of Silicon Valley

    At the podium, Maci talks about her journey breaking into a male dominated field and the obstacles she overcame along the way.

  • Gen-Y Entrepreneurs

    In this speech, Maci discusses how the Great Recession impacted our careers and produced a generation of innovative, fearless entrepreneurs.

  • Building a Business in an Unfamiliar Industry

    Maci speaks about her diverse background in marketing, entertainment, hospitality and publishing and discusses how it provided her with a unique skill set that prepared her to start and lead a tech startup.

Maci Peterson Speaker Videos

  • Wish You Could Get That Text Back? - YouTube
    "On Second Thought" app allows you to take back your text - YouTube
  • Maci Petersen of On Second Thought | Bootstrapping in America ...
    People to People 4/17/15 - Maci Peterson, Oak Park app designer ...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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