Live on Zoom - Wednesday, September 30th at 11:15 AM PST / 2:15 PM EST
Join HP’s head of corporate brand, content & creative, Angela Matusik. Along with Passion Point Collective CEO, Marcus Peterzell, and 4 time Emmy Nominated actress Mayim Bialik who will discuss the challenges of producing content in the world of COVID-19, and how brand funded content can break through the clutter and garner network TV coverage.
'Dear Future Me' - a new documentary short film in two parts, features both high school seniors opening their prophetic letters and 6th graders writing to their future selves. The results are surprising, engaging, emotional and most of all, heartwarming. www.hp.com/dearfutureme
Production by Redglass Pictures
Actor, Author, Neuroscientist
Mayim Bialik is most recently known for her award-winning role as Amy Farrah Fowler on the hit CBS comedy, The Big Bang Theory. During her 8-year run on the show, she received two Critics Choice Awards, four Emmy Award nominations and a SAG Award nomination. Following the iconic shows ending, Bialik signed a multi-faceted deal with Warner Bros. TV Group which includes a 2-year production deal for her production company, Sad Clown Productions. The production company is already making serious moves as it was recently announced that Mayim will star as the lead in the FOX Comedy Series Call Me Kat, based off the hit BBC series Miranda, which she and her former co-star Jim Parsons will Executive Produce. She is currently seen hosting the TBS series Celebrity Show-Off, produced by The Masked Singer’s Craig Plestis. Outside of the realm of television, she’s written her first screenplay titled As Sick As They Made Us; which she’s set to direct in 2020. From playing the young version of Bette Midler’s character in Beaches to her turn as Blossom Russo in the iconic 90’s sitcom Blossom, Bialik has appeared in numerous beloved roles throughout her dynamic acting career.
An acclaimed author, Bialik has written two #1 New York Times best sellers, Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular, and the recently released Boying Up: How to Be Brave, Bold and Brilliant. She has also written a parenting book, Beyond the Sling, and a cookbook, Mayim’s Vegan Table. Bialik has recently dedicated her skills as a writer, actress, neuroscientist and mother to driving the lifestyle website GrokNation.com, which she started in 2015.
Following the end of Blossom, Bialik left acting for twelve years to earn a BS in Neuroscience from UCLA in 2000 with a minor in Hebrew & Jewish Studies. She went on to complete her PhD in Neuroscience, also at UCLA, and then completed her doctorate in the fall of 2007, which examined the role of oxytocin and vasopressin in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in adolescents with Prader-Willi syndrome. While at UCLA, Bialik was a dedicated student leader in UCLA Hillel, including conducting and writing music for UCLA’s Jewish acapella group.
Bialik lives in Los Angeles with her tween and teenage sons and four adorable cats.
Head of Corporate Brand, Content and Creative
Angela Matusik is HP’s head of corporate brand, content and creative. There she oversees the tech leader's brand voice and identity, and leads a team bringing stories of technology, innovation,
impact and creativity to life. In 2019, Matusik produced the award-winning documentary series, History of Memory.
Her work can easily be found at by visiting HP’s digital magazine, the Garage.
Previously, Matusik developed brand content for companies big and small, including Focus Features, Global Brand Group, Olivela and more. She brings over two decades of media experience to the table, after working as an editor, writer, and digital leader at brands like People, InStyle.
CEO & Founder
Passion Point Collective
Marcus is the CEO of Passion Point Collective, a leading entertainment marketing agency. A true industry leader in pop culture marketing, he has successfully built and led award winning agency teams both independently and within Omnicom. Marcus was a production Executive for over 20 TV series/specials including the first cable strip to feature Larry David and Joy Behar on Lifetime, and the Emmy award winning A&E series Biography.
Marcus Guided The Cure in North America to their first number one album and single. Created dozens of award winning music campaigns for major brands and artists including Ariana Grande, Little Big Town, Bon Jovi, and Sara Bareilles. Executive Produced 10 brand funded feature films including “Farmland” directed by Oscar Winner James Moll. Moderated over 50 major industry panels on entertainment marketing including the big stage 2017 Cannes Lions panel with Oscar Nominee Laura Dern live streamed across the globe.