Co-founder, Milestone Media, co-creator, Static Shock
Derek T. Dingle is senior VP/editor-in-chief of Black Enterprise magazine. He is responsible for the strategic planning and editorial direction of the magazine and has executive oversight of both Black Enterprise television shows: Black Enterprise Business Report and Our World with Black Enterprise. Dingle founded and served as president and CEO of Milestone Media Inc., the nation’s largest black-owned comic book company. Distributed by DC Comics, Milestone produced an average of eight monthly titles and sold more than 10 million copies from 1993 to 1998. One of the characters he co-created, Static Shock, was developed into an animated series that ran on the WB Network and Cartoon Network.