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About Jon

Writer, Forbes, Former Marketing Lead at YouTube & Instagram

As one of few marketers to work at both YouTube and Instagram, Jon Youshaei has been heralded by Inc Magazine for “cracking the code to going viral.”

During five years at YouTube, Jon was Head of Creator Product Marketing where he worked with YouTube’s top creators, celebrities & brands to grow their audiences and their incomes. During the past three years, Jon worked at Instagram where he helped build their creator team to empower a new generation of stars to grow and monetize.

Jon is now a writer for Forbes where he covers the Creator Economy and Web3 and has a popular weekly show where he’s interviewed Paris Hilton, Logan Paul, George Lopez, and Danny DeVito.

He’s also a sought-after advisor, investor, and speaker who serves as a Creator-In-Residence for Origin Protocol (top NFT platform with $20M+ in sales), Head Creator Advisor for TubeBuddy (analytics platform used by 9M creators) and recognized by NPR as one of the best commencement speakers since 1774 alongside Steve Jobs, Oprah, and John F. Kennedy. Jon has also been named Forbes 30 Under 30 and LinkedIn honored him as one of their Top Voices on the platform.

No matter your event, Jon has a keynote for your audience or he’ll work with you to create one drawing from his years of industry experience.

Jon in Action

Jon has the unique and extraordinary combination of exuberant youth and seasoned wisdom, the likes of which I’ve never seen before. His words are more than just words – they evoke profound feelings. Jon’s charisma and warmth draw you in, and his intellect and experience make you want to stay and be in his presence.

University of Pennsylvania


“Jon is awesome! Amazing speaker and amazing human being”
Insights


THANK YOU for helping us close out 2020 and doing an incredible job at keynoting at Digital Summit at Home. You’ve helped make our virtual events a success this year and we’re incredibly grateful.
TechMedia, LLC


“Jon was an excellent speaker, incredibly knowledgeable, and had such a friendly demeanor. He was able to deliver a content-heavy presentation that was full of actionable tips for our audience”
In Business Magazine


Jon was a great speaker!”
Nassau Community College
Speech Topics

The Beyonce Method: How To Reach Billions On A Budget

Insider Insight: What I Learned Working Inside Instagram & YouTube for 8 Years

Future-Proof Marketing: The Web3, NFT & Metaverse Masterclass For Your Brand

How To Tell Stories That Sell: Getting People To Pay Attention & Pay For Your Products

Unconventional Career Advice: What They Don’t Teach In Business School, But Should