Jack Conte is a musician, filmmaker, half of Pomplamoose, and a co-founder at Patreon, a membership platform that makes it easy for creators to earn salaries directly from their biggest fans. As a musician and filmmaker, Jack spent his days in a converted dog kennel-turned-recording studio in Sonoma County, making YouTube videos that have amassed over 120 million views. Now, he’s in full-time CEO mode at Patreon HQ in San Francisco where the company is paying millions of dollars to creators every month around the world. Jack also loves working with robots.
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July 12, 2019
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM 1 hour
The Business of Creating
Add to Calendar 07/12/2019 11:30 07/12/2019 12:30 America/Los_Angeles The Business of Creating The business side of creating can be a drag — like managing a team, understanding your finances, and negotiating with people who are “more experienced” than you are. That’s how Jack Conte, YouTube creator and touring musician, felt before starting a company. Fast forward through six years co-founding and running Patreon, a company that is sending over half a billion dollars to creators in 2019, and Jack has come to realize that everything he’s learned as a CEO has made him a better creator. Pursuing a creative career requires the same smarts, grit, organization, and management that it takes to scale a business. Hear Jack’s story — from successes to failures and everything in between — in this talk on what he learned in business that he wishes he’d known as a creator. | Anaheim Ballroom C | false MM/DD/YYYY