Mumbai: Kickstarter CEO Everette Taylor will give the keynote address at the 13th edition of The One Club for Creativity's hybrid Where Are All The Black People (WAATBP) diversity conference and career fair, taking place 26 – 27 October at Convene at Brookfield Place in New York.
Under his leadership of the world’s premiere crowdfunding platform for creative projects, Kickstarter was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential Companies due to the company’s global impact in the creator economy and being trailblazers for the future of work.
Taylor previously served as the CMO of Artsy, the largest online marketplace for buying and selling fine art. During that time, he was recognized by Business Insider as one of the World's Most Innovative CMOs, and named by Forbes as one of the World's Most Influential CMOs due to the business seeing all-time record revenue growth and brand awareness.
As a marketing executive and CMO, Taylor helped lead both on-demand rental car company Skurt and B2B software company Qualaroo to successful acquisitions, cofounded GrowthHackers.com, the largest community for growth marketers, served as CMO of e-commerce company Sticker Mule, and oversaw growth strategy for new social products for Microsoft. As CEO of PopSocial, he was recognized as Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2018 for his innovation in the social media marketing space, and Forbes 30 under 30 All-Star in 2019 for exponentially growing the company.