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Chris Hughes

Co-founder, Facebook and Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, The New Republic

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 Chris Hughes Biography

Social media pioneer. Master of disruption. Editorial reformist. Noted philanthropist. Chris Hughes is the embodiment of today’s brightest young innovators and represents the forward-thinking entrepreneurship and disruptive dogma that is aptly suited for our fast-paced digital world.

Best known as one of the co-founders of Facebook, Hughes, along with his fellow Harvard roommates, took the simple concept of a student directory and turned it into a multi-billion dollar global phenomenon, setting the template for today’s social media landscape and transforming the way the world sends, shares and disseminates information. Yet while many others would have been content to sit back and enjoy the massive success of such a revolutionary venture, Chris Hughes has continued in his drive to set the new standards of both communication and the power to influence through new media.

After leaving Facebook, Hughes coordinated the online presidential campaign for Barack Obama in 2008, merging the power of social media with politics and redefining the future of political campaigning. Hughes’ unprecedented success in this arena garnered him the title of “The Kid Who Made Obama President” by Fast Company magazine.

Most recently, Chris Hughes purchased the 100-year-old magazine The New Republic, in which he currently serves as publisher and editor-in-chief. Following his trend of disruption among the establishment, Hughes is leading the transition from a magazine into a multi-platform media company at the forefront of political and national affairs coverage,. Hughes’ experiments have paid off, fostering an entire new breed of accessible, entertaining journalism and growing the magazine’s once-diminishing readership by a factor of three on the web and 50% growth in print in only a year’s time.

Chris Hughes’ keen ability to identify areas of opportunity and develop innovative ways to support and monetize those needs makes him an ideal speaker for any organization looking to take advantage of the new rules facing business today. From establishing the elusive “start-up” culture in big business to fostering meaningful disruption that can drive markets, Hughes helps companies of all sizes learn how to exceed and succeed in today’s fast moving global economy.

In addition, Chris’ intense involvement with both national affairs and our education system make him a compelling speaker for schools, associations, community groups and other arenas with an inherent interest in the continued evolution of our society.

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  • Chris Hughes can speak to a wide variety of business issues and media trends. Topic areas include:


    • Entrepreneurship, The Facebook Story and Leading Traditional Media in a New Media Age
    • Business, Innovation and the 21st Century Stakeholder Engagement Strategy
    • Media Trends and the Changing Face of Social Media
    • Leadership and Pragmatism in an Age of Partisanship

  • • Get Disruptive: How to Identify and Initiate Meaningful Disruption that actually Makes a Difference

  • • The Culture of Big Data: A Discussion on the Growth and Implications of Big Data from a Social, Political and Cultural perspective

  • • Start Me Up: The Methods and Many Benefits of Applying a Start Up Culture to Big Business

  • The Changing Media Landscape: How Social Media Is Transforming News & Information

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Chris Hughes?

    Booking fees for Chris Hughes, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Chris Hughes, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Chris Hughes?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Chris Hughes for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent 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. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Chris Hughes for your next private or corporate function.
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Chris Hughes

Co-founder, Facebook and Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, The New Republic

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Chris Hughes Biography

Social media pioneer. Master of disruption. Editorial reformist. Noted philanthropist. Chris Hughes is the embodiment of today’s brightest young innovators and represents the forward-thinking entrepreneurship and disruptive dogma that is aptly suited for our fast-paced digital world.

Best known as one of the co-founders of Facebook, Hughes, along with his fellow Harvard roommates, took the simple concept of a student directory and turned it into a multi-billion dollar global phenomenon, setting the template for today’s social media landscape and transforming the way the world sends, shares and disseminates information. Yet while many others would have been content to sit back and enjoy the massive success of such a revolutionary venture, Chris Hughes has continued in his drive to set the new standards of both communication and the power to influence through new media.

After leaving Facebook, Hughes coordinated the online presidential campaign for Barack Obama in 2008, merging the power of social media with politics and redefining the future of political campaigning. Hughes’ unprecedented success in this arena garnered him the title of “The Kid Who Made Obama President” by Fast Company magazine.

Most recently, Chris Hughes purchased the 100-year-old magazine The New Republic, in which he currently serves as publisher and editor-in-chief. Following his trend of disruption among the establishment, Hughes is leading the transition from a magazine into a multi-platform media company at the forefront of political and national affairs coverage,. Hughes’ experiments have paid off, fostering an entire new breed of accessible, entertaining journalism and growing the magazine’s once-diminishing readership by a factor of three on the web and 50% growth in print in only a year’s time.

Chris Hughes’ keen ability to identify areas of opportunity and develop innovative ways to support and monetize those needs makes him an ideal speaker for any organization looking to take advantage of the new rules facing business today. From establishing the elusive “start-up” culture in big business to fostering meaningful disruption that can drive markets, Hughes helps companies of all sizes learn how to exceed and succeed in today’s fast moving global economy.

In addition, Chris’ intense involvement with both national affairs and our education system make him a compelling speaker for schools, associations, community groups and other arenas with an inherent interest in the continued evolution of our society.

Chris Hughes Videos

  • Chris Hughes on The New Republic (Feb. 19, 2015) | Charlie Rose ...
  • Kroodle Launch: Interview Chris Hughes over The New Republic ...
  • Kroodle launch: keynote Chris Hughes - YouTube

Speaker Lists Featuring Chris Hughes

Chris Hughes Speaking Topics

  • Chris Hughes can speak to a wide variety of business issues and media trends. Topic areas include:


    • Entrepreneurship, The Facebook Story and Leading Traditional Media in a New Media Age
    • Business, Innovation and the 21st Century Stakeholder Engagement Strategy
    • Media Trends and the Changing Face of Social Media
    • Leadership and Pragmatism in an Age of Partisanship

  • • Get Disruptive: How to Identify and Initiate Meaningful Disruption that actually Makes a Difference

  • • The Culture of Big Data: A Discussion on the Growth and Implications of Big Data from a Social, Political and Cultural perspective

  • • Start Me Up: The Methods and Many Benefits of Applying a Start Up Culture to Big Business

  • The Changing Media Landscape: How Social Media Is Transforming News & Information

FAQs on booking Chris Hughes

  • How to book Chris Hughes?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Chris Hughes for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Chris Hughes, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Chris Hughes or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Chris Hughes?

    Booking fees for Chris Hughes, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Chris Hughes, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Chris Hughes?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Chris Hughes for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent 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. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Chris Hughes for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Chris Hughes or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Chris Hughes or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Chris Hughes is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Chris Hughes for your event is $100,000 - $200,000. Chris Hughes generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Chris Sacca, Biz Stone, Jeff Taylor, Soraya Darabi and Jared Cohen. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Chris Hughes for an upcoming event.

Chris Hughes Speaker Videos

  • Chris Hughes on The New Republic (Feb. 19, 2015) | Charlie Rose ...
    Kroodle Launch: Interview Chris Hughes over The New Republic ...
  • Kroodle launch: keynote Chris Hughes - YouTube

Chris Hughes Speaking Topics

  • Chris Hughes can speak to a wide variety of business issues and media trends. Topic areas include:


    • Entrepreneurship, The Facebook Story and Leading Traditional Media in a New Media Age
    • Business, Innovation and the 21st Century Stakeholder Engagement Strategy
    • Media Trends and the Changing Face of Social Media
    • Leadership and Pragmatism in an Age of Partisanship

  • • Get Disruptive: How to Identify and Initiate Meaningful Disruption that actually Makes a Difference

  • • The Culture of Big Data: A Discussion on the Growth and Implications of Big Data from a Social, Political and Cultural perspective

  • • Start Me Up: The Methods and Many Benefits of Applying a Start Up Culture to Big Business

  • The Changing Media Landscape: How Social Media Is Transforming News & Information

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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