Armed with a smart phone, a knack for comedy and a vibrant personality, Jerome Jarre brings smiles to the faces of his 14 million followers across all platforms every day. His signature smile and his love for life have made him one of the most recognizable and adored stars of social media.
A college dropout, Jerome left France at 19 to pursue his passion for entrepreneurship and seek out new opportunities around the world. After launching startups in China and Canada, Jarre along with social media maven Gary Vaynerchuk, launched GrapeStory in May 2013. The agency pairs the stars of Vine, Instagram and Snapchat with innovative Fortune 500 brands to tell powerful and engaging short stories. Introducing brands to marketing in the new digital age, GrapeStory has partnered with Virgin Mobile, Samsung, Unilever, EA Sports and General Electric.
Most recently, Jerome was named #9 on The Guardian’s list of “30 Under 30: Top Young People in Digital Media,” one of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People 2015” and landed on Vanity Fair’s “New Establishment List 2015.” He has also been featured in The New York Times, Adweek and Entrepreneur and on The Ellen Degeneres Show, Good Morning America and CNN.
From the lectern, Jerome shares his entrepreneurial story and the lessons he’s learned in business, technology and life. Currently on a speaking tour across the country, Jerome has spoken at a number of prestigious organizations, colleges and universities. Whether he is motivating young people to pursue entrepreneurship and create art or educating brands on tips to successfully market in the 21st century, Jerome’s presentation is sure to inspire and entertain all audiences.
Jarre divides his time between Los Angeles and New York.
"It was a pleasure to work with Jérome in Cannes. I hope he enjoyed the work, relationship and creative outcome as much as we did."- CANAL +