Kareem Taylor helps businesses and individuals tell their stories on the web by leveraging modern strategies and implementing best practices.
His professional experience includes supporting business development departments at entertainment marketing organizations. His roles have involved overseeing the creation of capability and pitch decks, inbound marketing strategy, the strategy and development of internal branding and marketing material, and more.
His first book, Get Your Life! The Transforming Power of Turning Fate Into Fortune is a 162-page manifesto, written on pursuing a career in the creative business. It resonated with creative audiences. The book was supported by a multi-city tour complete with bookstore visits, speeches and workshops in cities including Sydney, Singapore, London, Atlanta and Boston. He also visited corporations including Google New York and the PromaxBDA Conference New York. His talk “Storytelling in the Digital Age” has been a favorite.
Currently, Kareem is a freelance contributing editor and podcast producer for PromaxBDA’s Daily Brief. He interviews television executives, agency partners and media professionals on storytelling, mentorship and leadership.
In 2016 and 2017, Kareem was a breakout speaker at INBOUND, HubSpot’s annual marketing conference in Boston. His talks have allowed marketing professionals to acquire the tools and inspiration necessary to strengthen and nurture the work they’re passionate about.
Lastly, Kareem hosts Encounter, a summer mountain retreat for diverse professionals. He is responsible for prospecting and securing sponsorship from brands including KIND Snacks, General Assembly, Health-Ade Kombucha and more.
Mr. Taylor earned his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media Arts from Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta. He is based in Los Angeles, California, and is originally from Brooklyn, New York.