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Journalist & Media Expert; Founder of BuzzMachine.com

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 Jeff Jarvis Biography

Named one of the 100 most influential and respected media figures in the world by the World Economic Forum, Jeff Jarvis writes about media, technology, and business on his blog, Buzzmachine.com, and works as a columnist for The Guardian in London. From newspapers to magazines to blogs, he has established himself as a respected authority on a wide range of topics. He is the author of What Would Google Do? (2009) and Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live (2011).

Along with Leo Laporte, Jarvis is a co-host on This Week in Google, a live-streamed podcast show on the TWiT Network which covers Google and cloud computing.

Jarvis originally worked for The Chicago Tribune as a reporter and assistant city editor. He then went on to create the popular media magazine Entertainment Weekly, which now has a circulation of 1,725,000 copies per week. He has also worked in entertainment news as a critic for TV Guide and People.

Jarvis was president and creative director of Advance.net (the online arm of Advance Publications, owner of Cond Nast), as well as the Sunday editor and associate publisher of The New York Daily News. His publishing and editorial expertise has led him to consult and has speak for a number of media companiesincluding The Guardian, News Corp., USA Today, VH1, The New York Times, Advance Publications, and Hearstand such major brands as GM, Nike, Avaya, Chrysler, Este Lauder, Starcom, and Edelman.

His writing has appeared in numerous publications including BusinessWeek, The Guardian, Advertising Age, The Nation, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and The New York Post. He has appeared on a variety of television and radio programs, ranging from Fox News to the BBC to Oprah to NPR. Jarvis regularly contributes to Sky News, and previously was a regular blogger on MSNBC.

A frequent lecturer, Jarvis has spoken at a number of industry events including the National Association of Broadcasters, the Radio-Television News Directors Association, the Online News Association, and the Public Radio News Directors Association. He is associate professor and director of the interactive journalism program at the City University of New York's new Graduate School of Journalism.

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Gutenberg the Geek (Kindle Single)

Gutenberg the Geek (Kindle Single)

Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live

Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live

What Would Google Do?: Reverse-Engineering the Fastest Growing Company in the History of the World

What Would Google Do?: Reverse-Engineering the Fastest Growing Company in the History of the World

Speaking Topics
  • Publicness and Privacy

    The author of the provocative book "Public Parts" argues in favor of the benefits of sharing and warns of the dangers of overreacting to fears about privacy brought on by the internet. Privacy matters and needs protection, but so does publicness, Jarvis contends, as he brings historical and personal perspective to understanding how technology can change society for the better.

  • What Would Google Do? Reverse-Engineering the Fastest Growing Company in the Rest of the World

    The author of this best-selling book takes audiences through a fascinating exercise, asking them to imagine the Googley car company or restaurant or government ... or version of their own company. Thus, he helps them to understand what made Google the fastest-growing company in the history of business and to find their own opportunities in the disruption brought on by the internet.

  • Save the Net: Encouraging Openness

    The internet is in danger. Not just of tyrants but also of well-meaning governments and clumsy companies threatening to limit the freedom and power that the net is bringing to anyone -
    • to publish to the world and even to organize revolutions and new nations. Jarvis has urged CEOs and heads of state to take a Hippocratic oath for the net: First, do no harm. He proposes principles of an open internet and open society and urges his audiences to protect them both.

  • Honey, We Shrunk the Economy

    Today, technology leads to efficiency overgrowth. The result: countless jobs lost in recent years will not return. That’s a harsh reality that policymakers and pundits refuse to face. In a discussion with his audiences, Jarvis looks at industry after industry -
    • from media to retail to manufacturing to education -
    • in which productivity and profitability may soar but so, too, will disruption, destruction, and unemployment. What results is a conversation about strategies and opportunities in the face of this disruption.

  • The Beta Conversation: Invitation to Collaborate

    Technology has taught us a new way to develop products: in public. When Google releases a beta, it is a statement of humility that says, “This thing isn’t finished, it isn’t perfect, in fact, we’re not sure what it is yet -
    • so help us make it better.” The beta is an invitation to collaborate with customers. That’s a wise model for more enterprises and activities as Jarvis and his audiences explore the beta company, beta government, beta marriage, and beta life.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Jeff Jarvis?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jeff Jarvis 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 Jeff Jarvis, 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 Jeff Jarvis or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Jeff Jarvis?

    Booking fees for Jeff Jarvis, 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 Jeff Jarvis, 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 Jeff Jarvis?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jeff Jarvis 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 Jeff Jarvis for your next private or corporate function.
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    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 Jeff Jarvis or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jeff Jarvis 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.
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Jeff Jarvis

Journalist & Media Expert; Founder of BuzzMachine.com

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Jeff Jarvis Biography

Named one of the 100 most influential and respected media figures in the world by the World Economic Forum, Jeff Jarvis writes about media, technology, and business on his blog, Buzzmachine.com, and works as a columnist for The Guardian in London. From newspapers to magazines to blogs, he has established himself as a respected authority on a wide range of topics. He is the author of What Would Google Do? (2009) and Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live (2011).

Along with Leo Laporte, Jarvis is a co-host on This Week in Google, a live-streamed podcast show on the TWiT Network which covers Google and cloud computing.

Jarvis originally worked for The Chicago Tribune as a reporter and assistant city editor. He then went on to create the popular media magazine Entertainment Weekly, which now has a circulation of 1,725,000 copies per week. He has also worked in entertainment news as a critic for TV Guide and People.

Jarvis was president and creative director of Advance.net (the online arm of Advance Publications, owner of Cond Nast), as well as the Sunday editor and associate publisher of The New York Daily News. His publishing and editorial expertise has led him to consult and has speak for a number of media companiesincluding The Guardian, News Corp., USA Today, VH1, The New York Times, Advance Publications, and Hearstand such major brands as GM, Nike, Avaya, Chrysler, Este Lauder, Starcom, and Edelman.

His writing has appeared in numerous publications including BusinessWeek, The Guardian, Advertising Age, The Nation, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and The New York Post. He has appeared on a variety of television and radio programs, ranging from Fox News to the BBC to Oprah to NPR. Jarvis regularly contributes to Sky News, and previously was a regular blogger on MSNBC.

A frequent lecturer, Jarvis has spoken at a number of industry events including the National Association of Broadcasters, the Radio-Television News Directors Association, the Online News Association, and the Public Radio News Directors Association. He is associate professor and director of the interactive journalism program at the City University of New York's new Graduate School of Journalism.

Jeff Jarvis Videos

  • Jeff Jarvis, City University of New York
    Can journalism be saved? Or are we all condemned to a media diet of cats and Kardashians? Jeff Jarvis is director of the Tow-Knight Center for...
  • Jeff Jarvis | Interview | hub conference 2016
    Jeff Jarvis, Director CUNY Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism, talks about the role of political journalism and why blockchain technology is so...
  • Keynote speech by Jeff Jarvis
    To hell with mass media. Journalism, properly conceived, is a service, not a content factory. As such, news must be built on relationships with...

Jeff Jarvis Books

Jeff Jarvis Speaking Topics

  • Publicness and Privacy

    The author of the provocative book "Public Parts" argues in favor of the benefits of sharing and warns of the dangers of overreacting to fears about privacy brought on by the internet. Privacy matters and needs protection, but so does publicness, Jarvis contends, as he brings historical and personal perspective to understanding how technology can change society for the better.

  • What Would Google Do? Reverse-Engineering the Fastest Growing Company in the Rest of the World

    The author of this best-selling book takes audiences through a fascinating exercise, asking them to imagine the Googley car company or restaurant or government ... or version of their own company. Thus, he helps them to understand what made Google the fastest-growing company in the history of business and to find their own opportunities in the disruption brought on by the internet.

  • Save the Net: Encouraging Openness

    The internet is in danger. Not just of tyrants but also of well-meaning governments and clumsy companies threatening to limit the freedom and power that the net is bringing to anyone -
    • to publish to the world and even to organize revolutions and new nations. Jarvis has urged CEOs and heads of state to take a Hippocratic oath for the net: First, do no harm. He proposes principles of an open internet and open society and urges his audiences to protect them both.

  • Honey, We Shrunk the Economy

    Today, technology leads to efficiency overgrowth. The result: countless jobs lost in recent years will not return. That’s a harsh reality that policymakers and pundits refuse to face. In a discussion with his audiences, Jarvis looks at industry after industry -
    • from media to retail to manufacturing to education -
    • in which productivity and profitability may soar but so, too, will disruption, destruction, and unemployment. What results is a conversation about strategies and opportunities in the face of this disruption.

  • The Beta Conversation: Invitation to Collaborate

    Technology has taught us a new way to develop products: in public. When Google releases a beta, it is a statement of humility that says, “This thing isn’t finished, it isn’t perfect, in fact, we’re not sure what it is yet -
    • so help us make it better.” The beta is an invitation to collaborate with customers. That’s a wise model for more enterprises and activities as Jarvis and his audiences explore the beta company, beta government, beta marriage, and beta life.

FAQs on booking Jeff Jarvis

  • How to book Jeff Jarvis?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jeff Jarvis 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 Jeff Jarvis, 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 Jeff Jarvis or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jeff Jarvis?

    Booking fees for Jeff Jarvis, 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 Jeff Jarvis, 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 Jeff Jarvis?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jeff Jarvis 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 Jeff Jarvis 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 Jeff Jarvis or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jeff Jarvis 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.

Jeff Jarvis is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jeff Jarvis for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Jeff Jarvis 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 David Pogue, Graham Hill, Peter Thiel, Esther Dyson and Ray Kurzweil. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jeff Jarvis for an upcoming event.

Jeff Jarvis Speaker Videos

  • Jeff Jarvis, City University of New York
    Can journalism be saved? Or are we all condemned to a media diet of cats and Kardashians? Jeff Jarvis is director of the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism Professor, the City...
    Jeff Jarvis | Interview | hub conference 2016
    Jeff Jarvis, Director CUNY Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism, talks about the role of political journalism and why blockchain technology is so promising at the hub conference in Berlin, 22...
  • Keynote speech by Jeff Jarvis
    To hell with mass media. Journalism, properly conceived, is a service, not a content factory. As such, news must be built on relationships with individuals and communities, no longer a mass, helping...
    Don't Fear the Gadget: From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg
    Big Think is the leading source of expert-driven, actionable, educational content -- with thousands of videos, featuring experts ranging from Bill Clinton to Bill Nye, we help you get smarter,...
  • Jeff Jarvis: Technology is Agnostic
    Big Think is the leading source of expert-driven, actionable, educational content -- with thousands of videos, featuring experts ranging from Bill Clinton to Bill Nye, we help you get smarter,...

Jeff Jarvis Speaking Topics

  • Publicness and Privacy

    The author of the provocative book "Public Parts" argues in favor of the benefits of sharing and warns of the dangers of overreacting to fears about privacy brought on by the internet. Privacy matters and needs protection, but so does publicness, Jarvis contends, as he brings historical and personal perspective to understanding how technology can change society for the better.

  • What Would Google Do? Reverse-Engineering the Fastest Growing Company in the Rest of the World

    The author of this best-selling book takes audiences through a fascinating exercise, asking them to imagine the Googley car company or restaurant or government ... or version of their own company. Thus, he helps them to understand what made Google the fastest-growing company in the history of business and to find their own opportunities in the disruption brought on by the internet.

  • Save the Net: Encouraging Openness

    The internet is in danger. Not just of tyrants but also of well-meaning governments and clumsy companies threatening to limit the freedom and power that the net is bringing to anyone -
    • to publish to the world and even to organize revolutions and new nations. Jarvis has urged CEOs and heads of state to take a Hippocratic oath for the net: First, do no harm. He proposes principles of an open internet and open society and urges his audiences to protect them both.

  • Honey, We Shrunk the Economy

    Today, technology leads to efficiency overgrowth. The result: countless jobs lost in recent years will not return. That’s a harsh reality that policymakers and pundits refuse to face. In a discussion with his audiences, Jarvis looks at industry after industry -
    • from media to retail to manufacturing to education -
    • in which productivity and profitability may soar but so, too, will disruption, destruction, and unemployment. What results is a conversation about strategies and opportunities in the face of this disruption.

  • The Beta Conversation: Invitation to Collaborate

    Technology has taught us a new way to develop products: in public. When Google releases a beta, it is a statement of humility that says, “This thing isn’t finished, it isn’t perfect, in fact, we’re not sure what it is yet -
    • so help us make it better.” The beta is an invitation to collaborate with customers. That’s a wise model for more enterprises and activities as Jarvis and his audiences explore the beta company, beta government, beta marriage, and beta life.

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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.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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