Chip Dizárd is an accomplished speaker, leader, and serial entrepreneur who travels the world teaching others how to achieve their goals through the use of technology and media. As the founder and lead cinematographer at Chip Dizárd Weddings, he’s leveraged his expertise in photography and social media to build a wildly popular and profitable brand. Before becoming a professional photographer, Chip led a thriving career in media and education. He holds a degree in Communication and Media Production from Coppin State University and has taught media production, photography, and videography courses at the high school and college levels. For 8 years, he served as the General Manager of Baltimore City Public Schools Education Channel 77 and is also a former web designer for local nonprofit organizations in the Washington, D.C. area. Because of the excellent quality of his work as a photographer, Chip was named a Munaluchi Bride Rising Star and Coterie Ambassador, and he’s also a Wedding Wire Couples Choice Award winner. His images have been featured in notable media outlets such as CNN, Forbes.com, Essence.com, and The Huffington Post. The common denominator in all of Chip’s work has been a love for teaching and mentoring, making his career as a speaker a natural evolution of his brand. A high-energy speaker with an exuberant personality, he’s shared his insights on photography, entrepreneurship, and social media marketing at conferences and events across the United States and internationally, including Bowie State University, Blogalicious, The Planner’s Suite, and Munaluchi Bride Coterie conferences.