Video Culture, Inc. is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization whose mission is “musical art awareness”.  Since our inception in 1989 we have created cultural programming for broadcast,  the internet and museum installations.

Virginia Quesada 
Executive Director of Video Culture, Inc.
Producer, Director and Editor

Virginia Quesada is a storyteller. Her credits include work for PBS, Sony Music Television, Discovery, National Geographic, MacNeil Lehrer, The Smithsonian museum, The Museum of Modern Art & others.

She recently worked on “Landfill Harmonic” which won the audience award at SXSW in the music documentary category in March 2015.

She along with many others have been working on a tribute to the late, great Danny Gatton. To many, Danny Gatton was THE HUMBLER, and we hope to keep the music of this extraordinary musician alive.

John L. Simson, Board Member

John L. Simson has been involved in the music industry since his 1971 signing as a recording artist. His career has included stints as a manager: managing Grammy-winning artists; an entertainment lawyer: currently of-counsel to the firm, Lommen Abdo; an executive: assisting in the creation, branding and launch of SoundExchange, which he ran from 2001-2010 and as a special consultant for artist and business development for Kobalt Music (2012-2013).

Simson is currently Executive-in-Residence and Program Director of the Business and Entertainment major at the Kogod School of Business at American University.” He has participated in projects which have secured 15 Grammy nominations and won 5 Grammies and represented a Grammy Lifetime Achievement recipient.

Simson has been featured on CNN, NBC, PBS, BBC, the New York Times, WSJ, LA Times and other news outlets on issues affecting artist’s rights and compensation. He is a frequent lecturer at music industry programs around the World.

Board Member and Secretary

Robert N. Johnson is co-founder, president, and CEO of Telemonitor, Inc. He previously co-founded Electronics Development Corporation (EDC), where he served as president and CEO for fifteen years. He is still chairman and CEO of EDC.

Mr. Johnson has been involved with smart sensors in some form for most of his career, including a pioneering patent on Smart Remote Monitoring and Method.

Currently he is developing Bluetooth Enabled products/applications and partnering with educational institutions and private companies on smart remote monitoring, particularly for environmental issues.

An avid music lover, he has become involved with Video Culture, Inc to help promote musical art awareness.