Jonah Sachs is a journalist, author and an internet media pioneer.
In 1999, Jonah founded Free Range Studios. Its mission was to create social change messages that would go viral for the emerging medium of web video. His movies like The Story of Stuff, The Meatrix gained more than 60 million views before most people had even seen an online video and before YouTube was invented.
Jonah is the author of the bestselling Winning the Story Wars, in which he explores how the art of storytelling can be learned and leveraged to accelerate the growth of a business or movement in today’s noisy media landscape. Since 2012, Jonah’s been an internationally recognized storytelling speaker and expert.
In 2018, Jonah will publish Unsafe Thinking: How to be Nimble and Bold When You Need it Most. It’s an exploration of the science and practice of breakthrough creativity and mindset change for individuals and companies facing a world of rapid change.
For his work, Jonah was named by Fast Company as one of 50 people offering hope for the planet. He was three times awarded “Best Ofs” at the South by Southwest digital festival and has earned multiple Webby Awards. Jonah and his work have appeared on CNN, The Daily Show, BBC and in The New York Times and USA Today.