Elliot Carlyle is a New York City-based branding & creative consultant, empowerment speaker, executive & life coach, and philanthropist. Elliot specializes in marketplace technologies including executive, public relations, creative direction and/or media services in the fashion, entertainment, and lifestyle industries. During his tenure in the public relations & entertainment industries, Elliot has worked with A-list entertainment clients, multi-millionaire business executives, fashion events and brands. In complement to producing his own shows, Elliot has worked with renowned fashion week events including Atlanta International Fashion Week, Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week, Charlotte Fashion Week (Passport for Fashion),Carolina Style Week produced by the North Carolina Fashion Association (NCFA) and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York (IMG/CFDA). As well, Elliot has been highly instrumental in the establishment and continuity of the Atlanta Fashion Showcase presented by CGC Consulting.
Beyond his professional experience in public relations and event production, Elliot is also a sought-after host, panelist, and presenter often called upon as a keynote speaker, a workshop clinician, and professional panelist for many platforms and events across the country. He is a voice of empowerment, motivation, and inspiration known for his extensive knowledge and insight in the areas of entrepreneurship, leadership, personal growth & development, and influence. Elliot has served as an industry expert on numerous panels including the Fashion 360 Conference© produced by District Fete, PR Related™ for which he serves as a national instructor teaching e-courses on Fashion PR & Marketing, Women in PR, the Revolve Conference, the American Marketing Association, and the International Association of Minority Women in PR. As a host, Elliot’s energetic, upbeat, and engaging style has captivated a wide range of audiences from Charleston Fashion Week to audiences at The Face Magazine’s luxury fashion showcase.
Elliot is an established consultant who, along with his business partner, provides solutions for individuals and brands in the areas of public relations, event management, marketing, creative direction and media both domestically and internationally. As a philanthropist, he has served in creative and leadership capacities with a host of organizations including Dress for Success, MAIA Moms, Cure by Design (American Heart Association), and Blacks in Government; to name a few. Elliot is the President and Founder of the Kingdom Technology Institutes, LLC (KTI), whose mission is to "position the Kingdom for influence in every system." KTI exists as a multi-faceted platform to position faith-based businesses and brands for influence in world systems through consultation and cutting-edge conferences & seminars [institutes] focused on education and impacting in the areas of the 7 Mountains of Culture: Arts & Entertainment, Business, Education, Family, Government, Media, and Religion/Church. (Isaiah 2:2).
Elliot holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Fashion & Retail Management from The Art Institute of Charleston, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta. He has received notable acclaim for his accomplishments, contributions and presence within the fashion industry including The Annual William ‘Josh’ Ratliff Award presented by Columbia Fashion Week, Carolina STYLE Magazine’s 2015 Most Stylish of the Carolinas, 2016 List of Dreamers by Dream Nation TV, featured on Power Circle for “Spotlight Sunday’s,” and named by the Revolve Conference™ as a “Facilitator of Dreams.”
Elliot has created platforms to build and equip 21st century visionaries. He is the host of the Facebook Live show Destiny Conversations,. He has dubbed his audience of visionaries, entrepreneurs, ministry leaders, artists, philanthropists and the like as “fellow architects”; people who are actively building dreams, visions, goals, purpose and destiny. In these intense hour-long “Destiny Conversations”, Elliot shares success keys, wisdom strategies and faith-based empowering, life-enhancing information and liberating revelation. He has also established the Influence Architect Boot Camp, a three day intensive designed for leaders and visionaries. It is an educational, empowering, and life-shifting moment for those who intend to live life in 3D: Define your identity. Discover your influence. Demonstrate your purpose.
Today, Elliot continues to execute his personal mission, which is also his brand statement, in all his endeavors, “building people for global influence.”