The 20 year old Forbes call the #1 Gen Z expert to follow and has earned the respect of major business leaders as a trusted authority on Gen Z such PepsiCo, Johnson & Johnson and Sprint!
Regarded as the foremost authority on today’s youth culture, Connor Blakley has been recognized by Forbes as “The #1 Gen Z Expert to Follow.” He travels worldwide presenting his highly sought-after insights and youth marketing strategies at conferences, companies, and panelist forums. Clients include Adweek, AwesomenessTV, Sprint, Coca-Cola, ATKearney, American Marketing Association, The Association of National Advertisers, Youth Marketing Strategy, and more.
Connor is the Founder of YouthLogic and CMO of The Campus Agency, a youth-centric agency specializing in hyper-targeted marketing to Generation Z (Gen Z), college students, and Millennials. Connor leads Campus’ strategic and integrated marketing efforts—helping brands make genuine connections with and engage today’s youth culture through an industry-leading understanding of trends, consumer behavior, and the broad marketing landscape. In his role as CMO, he directs the company’s marketing analytics and insights, digital and social strategy, influencer marketing, experiential marketing, and broad consumer marketing.
Connor’s in-depth understanding of the broad marketing landscape and youth demographic is not only part of the industry’s ongoing narrative, it is also shaping its direction. He frequently writes about youth-based insights and marketing and has been quoted and published in both national and international media publications, including Adweek, Inc., Forbes, Business Insider, Entrepreneur, Chief Marketer, MIC, Mashable, The Next Web (TNW), the Huffington Post, the BBC, and many others.
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