Music Biz Insider | Author of Start You Up and Brand Like A Rock Star
Steve Jones will change the way you look at business, marketing, customer service, branding, and personal growth. As a 30-year music industry insider, one of the world’s leading radio programmers, and author of two highly acclaimed marketing books, Steve has worked alongside some of the biggest names in music. Through his talks, he shows how music stars like AC/DC, U2, Madonna, Jimmy Buffett, Kiss, Fleetwood Mac, and Taylor Swift have created powerful brands, built legions of loyal followers, thrived in changing times, and turned casual customers into raving fans. Combining music, video, and stories, Steve taps into his experiences in the music biz to illustrate what great businesses can learn from the legends of rock.
Steve is currently the VP/Brands & Content at Newcap Radio, overseeing 90+ radio brands. Throughout his career, he has helped create and guide winning media brands in the US, Canada, and Caribbean, and in 2014, he was recognized as the International Radio Programmer of the Year at the Worldwide Radio Summit in Los Angeles.
According to Kiss founder Gene Simmons, “Steve Jones knows a thing or two. Listen and take notes”. Steve’s keynotes have garnered incredible reviews worldwide, speaking to clients such as CBS, Sony, KPMG, Young Presidents Organization, Pollstar, Shoppers Drug Mart, the National Association of Broadcasters, Sobeys Canada, EuRA 2013, and many others.
As a business expert and author, Steve has appeared on MSNBC, and in many publications including USA Today, Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, and Fast Company.