Keynote Speaker Jay Baer

Jay Baer

Top Marketing Keynote Speaker, Author, and Marketing Entrepreneur

  • Speaker's U.S. Fee Range
    $20,001 - $30,000 i
  • Languages Spoken
  • Travels From
    Indiana, Illinois, USA

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Jay Baer’s Key Accomplishments Include . . .

Jay Baer is a Hall of Fame Speaker, New York Times best-selling author of six books, internet pioneer, entrepreneur, and the most inspirational expert on marketing, word of mouth, and customer service.

Jay spent 20 years in digital marketing, consulting for more than 700 companies during that period, including 30 of the FORTUNE 500. His current firm – Convince & Convert – provides social media and content marketing advice and counsel to leading companies such as Oracle,, California Tourism, Billabong, Hardee’s, DOLE and more.

His second book, Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help not Hype, was #3 on the New York Times business best seller list, and a runaway #1 Amazon best seller. Jay speaks numerous times per year worldwide, and shows how to use technology as an unfair marketing and customer service advantage. As a result, audiences will rethink their approach to marketing and customer service, helping them gain more customers and keep those they’ve already earned.

Jay’s Convince & Convert blog was named the world’s #1 content marketing blog by the Content Marketing Institute, and is visited by more than 200,000 marketers each month. Jay also hosts and produces the Social Pros podcast, which is downloaded 25,000 times monthly.

A fixture in social media, Jay draws attention to interesting and useful articles, videos, blog posts and events via following on Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin and Google Plus, which number more than 100,000. He is also an active venture capitalist, and is an investor or advisor to more than a dozen early stage technology and social media companies.

Convince & Convert is the fifth multi-million dollar company Jay has started from scratch. Before his move into digital marketing in 1994 he was a brand marketer and a political consultant, with major roles in state, federal and presidential electoral campaigns.

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Befitting his roots in Arizona, Jay is a tequila collector and maintains his allegiance to the teams of his alma mater, the University of Arizona. He lives in the idyllic college town of Bloomington, Indiana, with his wife and children, and travels from Indianapolis to speaking opportunities world-wide.

Testimonials 5

  • “Jay was the perfect way to kick off the IU Social Media Summit: Inspiring, entertaining and informative, conference-goers left his keynote charged and excited to do more with their digital efforts.”

    Kristofer Karol

    Director, Social Media Strategy, IU Social Media Summit

  • “Jay recently spoke to 3000 ExactTarget employees and literally stole the show. His knowledge, entertaining delivery style and quick wit made for an unforgettable session. Jay’s speaking scores were the highest across all speakers – including me! Hire him – you won’t be disappointed!””.

    Scott Dorsey

    ExactTarget, a company

  • “Jay put the social media phenomena in just the right perspective. Easy to understand, clear action items, and realistic expectations about what is involved in social media integration. Best speaker I’ve heard on this topic!”


    Diane Shober

    Director of the Wyoming Office of Tourism

  • “Jay’s talk was the highlight of the day at our Olympic Public Relations Association workshop. The delivery was interesting and engaging and the content was fresh and relevant. His customization of the presentation to include specific notes and examples on some of the organizations in the room made it even better.”

    Christy Cahill

    United States Olympic Committee

  • “Jay is smart, engaging, and great at thinking on his feet. I wish all our speakers were this articulate and forward-thinking! If you’re thinking of asking him to speak, get him while you can.”

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