Edmund J. Janas, II aka Brego
Actor, Writer and Director
Creator of Trendsetic.com
Who is Brego?
Edmund Janas, aka Brego, is an actor, writer and multimedia artist with over 30 years experience in acting, technology and art. Brego firmly believes that bias must be exposed at the micro and data level. His counterculture blog, Brego.com explores trends at the intersection of tech, race and culture. He is currently developing Trendsetic.com, the Trend Intelligence Web App. Brego is also battling the Veterans Administration (VA) and big medicine as a Pro Se Litigant Appellant in Boston's 1st District Federal Court, seeking justice for his father, a Double Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster WWII veteran who died in 2017 due to VA negligence and cover-up. By his efforts, he is working tirelessly to assure better treatment of elders, soldiers and the disabled. Brego is a member of SAG/AFTRA and identifies as a black mixed man (biracial) and has long been involved in civil and human rights efforts from curating a 24 artist charity concert and art show at MIT to working with top colleges and firms in Washington, DC. and MA, including MIT, Ketchum PR, Arthur Anderson, Intel and The World Bank, both as a consultant and designer. In 2017 he suffered injury and battled Lyme disease, and has battled depression. Besides working on the First District Court case, he is now focusing on writing his memoirs, has two film projects in development and will be working to secure and assure equal, diverse and inclusive spaces within the metaverse.
“This life wasn't by design, but when you get lemons...make lemonade and...do a facial too while you're at it.” - Brego