Community Organizing, Database Management, Mentorship, Web/Software Development, Business Planning/Strategy
Ray Archie is the CEO and co-Founder of Music is My First Language & MixLuv, Inc. Ray plays cello, bass, & piano. He began touring with orchestras internationally at the age 14 and has played with the likes of Leonard Bernstein, Michael Tilson-Thomas, London Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony orchestra, & the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Ray crosses the boundaries of classical, jazz, rock, hip-hop, and soul music.
Having worked as a recording engineer in world-class studios and on various projects around the country, Ray has quickly gained exposure in the Music/Entertainment industry. Added exposure is a magic plus for Ray, from winning the Independent Film, Video, & Screen Play Competition Award (Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame); to working as a sound designer for video game companies; to working with Emmy & Grammy Award winning artists & producers.
As a technologist, Ray has extensive technology, telecommunications and business experience in the financial, NPO, social services and multimedia industries. As the Director of Streaming Operations for CBS Radio Corporate, Ray managed a team to build, from the ground up, the 2nd largest streaming network in the world.