BURBANK, CA, - (Accesswire via eteligis - July 14, 2014) – iL2M International Corp. (the “Company” or “iLink2Music.com”) (OTCQB: ILIM), an emerging music entertainment and social media company is pleased to announce that Fashion and Beauty photographer James A. Ruggiero has joined the Company’s advisory board.
A native New Yorker, Ruggiero is a well respected and experienced Fashion and Beauty photographer. After a thirteen-year career of many achievements in law enforcement, his creative talents lead him to photography, where he worked with some of the world’s most prestigious photographers. During his start, he learned the art of still photography while working with world-renowned still photographer “Hashi”. As Ruggiero’s talents grew, he was recognized and hired as first assistant and studio manager by legendary Fashion/Beauty photographer Francesco Scavullo, who is best known for shooting the covers for Conde Nast Publications and Cosmopolitan Magazine for over twenty-five years. He has additionally worked with photography giant Richard Avedon.
Ruggiero has lived and worked in several countries including Japan, Austria, Italy, Paris, Zurich, Germany and the Caribbean. He has worked with companies and publications such as Dentsu Advertising, Shiseido Cosmetics, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Allure and Cosmopolitan. Ruggiero has also worked with many of the top names in the fashion industry such as Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Paulina Porizkova, Elle Macpherson and more. In addition, he has furthermore worked with many of the top talent in the motion picture industry such as Robert De Niro, Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Barbra Streisand, Bill Cosby, Heather Locklear, Susan Sarandon, Monica Bellucci, Kim Basinger, Ron Howard, Madonna, Luther Vandross and more.
Ruggiero’s executive titles include Executive Producer, Producer and Director. He has had the honor to work alongside Mr. Dan Petrie Sr. (“A Raisin in the Sun” and “Fort Apache, The Bronx”) as Executive Producer/Producer of his documentary “Try To Remember: The Fantasticks,” and on the world renowned longest running Broadway hit theatrical “The Fantasticks” starring Liza Minnelli, Jerry Orbach, F. Murray Abraham, Tom Jones, Harvey Schmidt and Rita Gardner.
Ruggiero has owned and operated two successful New York based modeling agencies. He is currently President of Still Moving Pictures and is a Film Producer at United Spirits Film Company. “We are particularly thankful and honored to welcome Mr. Ruggiero to our advisory board, ” states Mr. Tsaoussian, President and CEO of iL2M. “His addition is exceptionally beneficial to the company as he brings us priceless experience and knowledge within various industries including fashion and film. We feel truly Blessed to have him on board.”
About iL2M International Corp. and iLink2Music.com
iL2M (OTCQB: ILIM) is an emerging music entertainment and social media company based out of Burbank, California. The company is in beta to launch the iLink2Music.com digital media platform, which provides an evolutionary online application that consolidates the way people enjoy and manage their social media, music, and entertainment. The company intends to generate exclusive online celebrity radio, video, events, and content, and generate revenue from multi-sensory branding, content licensing, co-creation, and product placement through an immersive user experience. iL2M is publicly-traded on the OTCQB in the United States under the ticker symbol ILIM. For more information, please visit us at www.iL2M.com.
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