901-754-9404
My List0

We've now made it easier for you to research and save your favorite keynotes speakers. Click on the + sign to add a speaker to your Speaker List and email your favorites to colleagues and friends.

}
back to Speakers
Spike Jones, Branding Speaker

Spike Jones

    • Marketing & Social Media Expert
    • Author of Brains on Fire
Fee Range

$7,500 - $10,000

Travels From

Texas

Keynote Speaker Spike Jones

Keynote Speaker Spike Jones

Keynote speaker Spike Jones was born in Dallas, Texas. Not that you should care, since Spike will never ask you where you’re from, either. After graduating from the “I can’t dance” cult of Baylor University with degrees in environmental studies and journalism, he explored these United States as a freelance and technical writer, spent a full decade at Brains on Fire, and is currently a SVP of the digital division of Fleishman-Hillard, specializing in word of mouth initiatives.

Spike’s background includes business development and contributing strategic development – from insight to creative execution – of word of mouth movements and social media for companies including USAA, AT&T, General Motors, Chevy, BMW, Dagger Kayaks, Fiskars Brands, Rage Against the Haze (South Carolina’s youth-led anti-tobacco movement) and Best Buy.

He is not a consultant, but a doer. A guy that loves to get his hands dirty. To see things through to the end and would rather do than talk about doing. So please make no mistake about it.

Spike also played a significant role in growing Brains on Fire into one the most sought-after and well-respected word of mouth companies in the industry. In addition, he is a co-author of the book Brains on Fire: Igniting Powerful, Sustainable Word of Mouth Movements, published by Wiley & Sons in August of 2010.

Spike has served on the board of directors for the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) and has been the agent of enlightenment at many, many a speaking gig, including various private events (Michelin, Biltmore Estates, Marcus Hotels, Susan G. Komen Foundation) and at national conferences like SocialFresh, the Public Relations Society of America events, GasPedal’s WOM Supergenius Summit and the Association of National Advertiser’s Senior Think Tank Committee.

Labeled “one to watch” from an anonymous answerer to a 'Net promoter survey, Spike is smart, good looking, athletic, persuasive and a rock star inside his own head. He also never passes up a chance to write his own bio.

The Dos and Don’ts of Building Brand Advocate Programs

This is word of mouth and social media on steroids. Using real life examples, the audience will learn the 10 lessons you need to know when you are trying to enlist advocates for your brand — and they aren't what you think. 

Who's Social Media's Daddy?

The social media kids are rung to each new app like a herd of sixth graders playing soccer. But social media tactics are what's getting in the way. Look, it's all word of mouth. And social media can be effective, but it's not the end-all-be-all, either.

This talk grounds the audience in reality and reinforces the fact the 93 percent of

word of mouth still happens offline. In other words, we take an objective look at social media, influencers, what is real and what is hype.

Speaking Topics:

Related Speakers

Laura Adams

Laura Adams

President and CEO of the Rhode Island Quality Institute

Martin Roll, Branding Speaker

Martin Roll

Marketing & Brand Strategist. Author of Asian Brand Strategy

Catherine Kaputa, Branding Speaker

Catherine Kaputa

Brand Strategist

Mike Hoefflinger, speaker

Mike Hoefflinger

Director of Global Business Marketing

Jake Greene, Branding Speaker

Jake Greene

"The Website of Workplace" Author and Speaker

Dan Roam Speaker

Dan Roam

Bestselling Author of The Back of the Napkin and the brand new Draw to Win

Brian Holloway, Customer Service Speaker

Brian Holloway

Jacob Morgan Speaker

Jacob Morgan

One of the World’s Leading Authorities on the Future of Work and Employee Experience

Daniel Sieberg Speaker, Technology Speaker

Daniel Sieberg

CEO of iO & Principal iO Ventures

Aaron McDaniel, Speaker

Aaron McDaniel

Top Innovation Expert and Authority on Millennial Hiring

Robert Scoble Futurist Speaker

Robert Scoble

Futurist for Rackspace

Jonathan Wolske, speaker

Jonathan Wolske

Culture Evangelist & Rock Star Public Speaker

Testimonials

"Johnny Cupcakes was a hit last night! Thank you both so much for all of your assistance through this process, it has been such a positi..

Johnny Cupcakes | Testimonials | Executive Speakers

"You all were awesome to work with and helped make my life easier when planning these events. Thanks so much!” 

 

Testimonial

"Thanks so much for working on this engagement with us. It’s been a very pleasant experience. We will definitely include ESB in our sea..

Testimonial

"They have booked me to speak at events for over a decade and their professional approach and client focus is unmatched in the industry. I am..

Garrison Wynn, Sales Speaker

"Thank you, both, for making last night possible! You have been such a Joy to work with and I appreciate everything you did for us! I can't s..

Salvation Army

Our bank has held an annual business and economic conference for the past 9 years.  We have worked with Executive Speakers every year an..

I’ve used the services of a number of speakers bureaus in the past. However, my current experience working with the Executive Speakers ..

I want to thank you for all of your assistance you and Jenny were wonderful. If it had not been for you sending me suggestions I would not ha..

Bridgeworks was awesome!!! Great feedback from all!! Thanks for all of your collaboration and positive we'll use you in the future.  

You ladies really are the BEST!  After this event I am going to be on the hunt for keynote speakers in May.  I really want to work ..

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Call to discuss how we can you help find the right speaker(s) for your organization.

Get Ideas in 1 hour or less

Executive Speakers Bureau consistently receives praises about our speed and efficiency. From the beginning of your event planning, our extensive online speaker database and resourceful staff allow us to quickly equip you with the best speaker for your event.

Need a last minute speaker? No worries. Our speed and efficiency help us give you ideas for speakers in one hour or less.

Please fill in information below