Clare Munn was born in Zimbabwe, and now lives with her family in Los Angeles. An activist and media executive focused on human rights, social impact and producing great stories.
A premier leader in creating & accelerating stories & social impact brands through connecting to relevant global ventures. Twenty years of experience in starting & growing profitable social impact brands. Global expertise includes film making, mobile technology, global digital branding, disruptive technologies and models. Over the year, brands have engaged Munn to create scalable digital strategies either to find investment, sell, and/or sustain relevant audiences, quickly and effectively. Now working with only four clients a year allows for her to concentrate on her production company, Boxspring Entertainment, a global film and TV company focused on redefining content creation and distribution. An executive producer of The Square, a 3 Emmy award winner & an Oscar Nominated film, Munn is currently working on developing multiple mobile TV series.
Prior to Boxspring Entertainment, Munn founded The Communication Group in 2004 – an award winning advertising and social media agency, connecting people with people and brands through persuasive communication in all mediums. We translated our clients’ organizational strategies into enduring brands and compelling stories and messages to create the right mix of interactive and traditional marketing tools that reach both internal and external audiences.
Creating content & brands has been part of Munn’s entire adult life. Created a children’s animated TV, film and video game series & licensed it to Paramount Interactive in the 90’s, soon after moving into the world of entertaining impactful content creation & development online. As an executive and co-founder of new businesses, Munn’s strategies were instrumental in raising over $25 million for Playback Media and Employment Law Training Inc., the first multidimensional, online site providing drama styled scenarios to educate and certify managers and employees compliance with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Both companies since sold) 2004 Founder & former CEO of TCGagency.com (The Communication Group), an award-winning digital advertising, social impact and social media agency – one of the first 50 companies in San Francisco to be green certified — clients include eBay, AMD, Cisco, Hitachi, Maxtor, McKesson, Danskin, 2(X)IST, Oppenheimer Funds, Intuit, The Bully Movie, amongst others.Munn is co-founder of We Advance University. A site offering an approach and engaging video talks for communities in recovery or disaster areas. Munn’s activism started as a child with her Grandmother – working with seniors in Harare, Zimbabwe. Her father is an activist and Munn was often accompanying him on various political or environmental campaigns, eventually becoming a co-director of Environment Africa in 1990 and founding it in the USA in 1992. Environment Africa concentrates on brining awareness to conservation and endangered species as well as offering education to communities. In 1993, Munn was a co-founder of Fresh Start Farms with the late Ruth Brinker and Maria Pendergast – an organization set up to provide employment and medication to the homeless in a sustainable manner. Munn has served on boards and advisory boards of organizations such as PangeaDay.org, Artists for Literacy, Creative Visions, WomensHIVProgram, and the California Women’s Conference.
A public speaker and writer for the likes of CNET; Dwell; TEDWomen AOL; California Women’s Conference; Huffington Post etc Munn focuses on the sharing information with others around resourceful content and effectiveness of communication in all forms and how social impact investing empowers any brand.
Her dreams continue to have Africa mostly always within them yet she lives happily and gratefully with her family in Los Angeles with New York being their second home.