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Jeff Yang

Jeff Yang

Keynote Speaker: Asian-American Author & Journalist; Research Director and Head of Digital Intelligence Lab at the Institute for the Future

Jeff Yang Biography

Jeff Yang is a bestselling author, widely renowned cultural expert and veteran strategy and communications professional whose career in media, marketing and technology has spanned three decades, and included multiple successful media and marketing startups. He was the founder of A. Magazine: Inside Asian America, which grew into Asian America’s largest and most influential English-language media institution, and of aOnline.com, one of the first Asian American content and community sites on the web.

As a journalist, he is widely recognized as one of the most influential Asian American cultural observers, as a regular contributor on CNN, and a former columnist for the Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle and Village Voice. Among the books he has authored are "Eastern Standard Time"; "I Am Jackie Chan," the action icon’s autobiography; the New York Times bestselling "Rise"; and most recently, "The Golden Screen: The Movies That Made Asian America."

Yang is currently Senior Advisor for Narrative and Digital Intelligence for the Pop Culture Collaborative, a $50 million multi-foundation initiative to fund and amplify the use of pop culture for social change. Prior to that, he ran the Digital Intelligence Lab for the Institute for the Future; was Head of Global Futures at sparks & honey, an Omnicom consultancy focused on helping brands and businesses track and align with the real-time flow of global culture; was senior vice president at The Futures Company, a subsidiary of WPP, and VP and principal global strategist at Iconoculture, now a Gartner subsidiary, where he directed the company’s research activities in Greater China, Japan and Korea. His research focus includes the convergence of global cultures, the social impact of technology, and the shifting nature of identity, both on and offline.

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Jeff Yang Videos

Jeff Yang on Awesome Asian Bad Guys - YouTube
Jeff Yang on Affirmative Action - YouTube

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How much does it cost to book Jeff Yang for a speaking engagement?

Speaking fees for Jeff Yang, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Jeff Yang are Below $10,000 for live events and Below $10,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Jeff Yang, click the Check Schedule button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.

What topics does Jeff Yang speak about?

Jeff Yang is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Social Media, Asian & Pacific Heritage, News & Media, Communication, Strategic Leadership, Consulting, Entrepreneurship, Technology, Authors and Social Activism.

Where does Jeff Yang travel from?

Jeff Yang generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

Who is the agent for Jeff Yang?

AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully secured keynote speakers like Jeff Yang for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Schedule button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jeff Yang for your next private or corporate function.

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AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Jeff Yang or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.

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Jeff Yang is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Social Media, Asian & Pacific Heritage and News & Media. The estimated speaking fee range to book Jeff Yang for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Jeff Yang generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Lydia X. Z. Brown, Nicole Chung and Dr. Russell Jeung. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jeff Yang for an upcoming event.

Jeff Yang Videos

Jeff Yang on Awesome Asian Bad Guys - YouTube
Jeff Yang on Affirmative Action - YouTube

Jeff Yang Reviews

  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP - Jun 03 2024

  • Great help pulling off a virtual event on very short notice!
    FILA - Jun 02 2022

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