We are honored to announce that Academy Award® winning actor, Grammy Award® winning musical artist and renowned comedian, Jamie Foxx, as the Imagine 2018 Keynote Speaker.
Mr. Foxx first rose to fame as a comedian, from which he initiated a potent career trajectory of ambitious projects. After spending time in the comedy circuit, he joined the landmark Fox sketch comedy series, “In Living Color,” creating some of the show’s funniest and most memorable moments. In 1996, he launched his own series, “The Jamie Foxx Show,” which was one of the top-rated shows on the WB Network during its five-year run.
A savant of his craft, 2005 was a monumental year for Mr. Foxx. His portrayal of the legendary Ray Charles in the Taylor Hackford-directed biopic, Ray garnered him an Academy Award® for Best Actor and proved to be one of his career-defining performances. In addition to winning the Oscar®, Mr. Foxx shared in a SAG Award nomination received by the film’s ensemble cast, and single-handedly swept the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, BAFTA, and NAACP Image Awards, as well as numerous other critical awards for his performance, captivating audiences worldwide.
Mr. Foxx has earned Oscar®, Golden Globe, SAG Award, BAFTA Award, and Image Award nominations in the category of Best Supporting Actor for his work in Michael Mann’s dramatic thriller Collateral, opposite Tom Cruise.
In addition to his outstanding work in film and TV, Mr. Foxx has achieved a thriving career in music with five solo albums under his belt. In January 2010, Mr. Foxx and T-Pain’s record breaking #1 song “Blame It” off of his album, “Intuition,” won Best R&B Performance by a Duo/Group with Vocals at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards®.
Currently, Mr. Foxx is executive producing and hosting a unique, interactive game show called “Beat Shazam” where two teams of two race against the clock and each other as they attempt to identify the biggest hit songs of all time. In November 2018, Mr. Foxx will star in Lionsgate’s Robin Hood opposite Taron Egerton and Jamie Dornan.
In the role of co-creative director, Mr. Foxx is actively involved in product design and marketing for eyewear brand, Privé Revaux. Powered by Magento 2, this innovative direct-to-consumer brand is disrupting the eyewear industry by providing quality products at an affordable price.
Don’t miss the multi-faceted performer Jamie Foxx at Imagine 2018. Register today.