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Meet Jesse Stay

Jesse Stay

About Jesse Stay

Jesse Stay is a speaker, author, developer, marketer, and entrepreneur, who writes and consults on social media technologies, bridging the gap between "technical" and "social" for both marketers and developers. Jesse has written six books -- two of his latest, Facebook Application Development For Dummies, and Google+ Marketing For Dummies show the breadth of knowledge Jesse has to offer.  Jesse was also named one of 20 developers to follow on Twitter and one of 10 entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter by the top Tech blog

His unique technology background has enabled him to help others understand the new mesh of technology, marketing, PR, and customer service, which social media has come to be, and how they can deeply integrate these technologies into their own environments. Whether it be creating Facebook Pages and Twitter accounts in the millions of followers or deeply integrating Facebook, Google+, and other social technologies into their apps and websites to grow their own audience, Jesse has proven himself to make just about anything "social".  Jesse has consulted for top 10 Facebook applications, large corporations, social media applications with millions of users, and has helped many people become successful through their social media efforts to merge technology with marketing. He has built his own profitable social media applications in the hundreds of thousands of users. In addition to building and consulting for top social media applications, Jesse has been successful in managing Social Media campaigns for Facebook Pages in the hundreds of thousands of fans to even millions, some of them his own Facebook Pages. During his day job, Jesse serves as Director of Social Media for Deseret Digital Media leading over 200 social media properties and over 20 million combined followers across all their properties. Previous to that, Jesse served as the first person leading Social Media during "The Mormon Moment" for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, an organization with over 14 million members, some of the largest humanitarian and service efforts in the world, and a very unique international strategy for social media. (Yes, he's a Mormon)

Jesse also hosts his own successful blog, Stay N Alive, perhaps the #1 tech blog in Utah and is regularly featured on Aside from that, Jesse's writing has been featured on sites such as the top two Facebook blogs InsideFacebook and AllFacebook, as well as Venturebeat and TechCrunch. You can also see the coverage and breadth of Jesse's influence on Delicious.  You can find him on his blog, on Google+, on Facebook, or on LinkedIn. Contact him for a jam-packed consulting session about how your business strategy can benefit through integration of Social Media technologies and strategy! Or book him for your next speaking engagement.

Jesse's Clients, Advisory Roles, and Former Clients Include, among others:

  • Facebook
  • Myspace
  • (owned by Blogtalkradio)
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Pluralsight
  • FamilyLink
  • i.TV
  • JumpStart
  • OpenID Foundation
  • PeopleBrowser

Jesse's Speaking Roles Include:

  • Keynote Speaker - LDS SORT Conference
  • Keynote Speaker - Nevada Interactive Media Summit
  • Keynote Speaker - TMeetup
  • Keynote Speaker - LDS America West Public Affairs Conference
  • Social Media Marketing World
  • Facebook Success Summit
  • Social Media Success Summit
  • Small Business Success Summit
  • Next Level Hawaii
  • Brigham Young University Hawaii
  • Dallas Chamber of Commerce CIO Symposium
  • Silicon Valley Web Builders Inside Facebook Event
  • Ignite Salt Lake City
  • O’Reilly Author Webinars
  • Safari Books Online Author Webinars
  • Panel, Utah Technology Council
  • Panel, Utah Global Entrepreneurship Week Conference
  • Guest Judge, Bebo’s B.E.S.T. Developer Contest
  • Panel, Social Media Club alongside Frank Eliason ( @comcastcares)
  • PhotoCamp Utah
  • Brigham Young University
  • Panel, TMeetup Alongside Ben Parr from Mashable, Doug Williams and Ryan Sarver from Twitter and others in Silicon Valley
  • BlogWorld Expo


 Conference Activities

  • Presentations on a variety of TYPO3 CMS, Flow and Neos topics
  • Presentations on themes related to community, future web and business
  • Special social event (free to attendees of the conference; individual tickets available for others)
  • Pecha Kucha
  • Fishbowl talks
  • Ask an expert


Excellent Wi-Fi will be available for the duration of the conference.

 Platinum Sponsors

  • AOE Media
  • domainfactory

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