Jonah Sachs – The AuthorStory Expert, Filmmaker and Entrepreneur
As the co-founder and CEO of Free Range Studios, Jonah has helped hundreds of major brands and causes break through the media din with unforgettable campaigns. His work on legendary viral videos like The Meatrix and The Story of Stuff series have brought key social issues to the attention of more than 65 million people online. A constant innovator, his studio’s websites and stories have taken top honors three times at the South by Southwest Film Festival.
Jonah's work and opinions have been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, FOX News, Sundance Film Festival, NPR and in FastCompany Magazine who named him one of the 50 most influential social innovators. He lives in Oakland California.
Winning the Story Wars is his first book.
Drew Beam – The IllustratorIllustrator, Design, Product Innovator
Drew is the Innovation Director at Free Range Studios where he helps clients see the future and leap to it. After earning his BFA at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Drew built a successful career creating visuals and innovation strategies for dozens of Fortune 500 companies.
Drew has been called a Renaissance man by clients and colleagues alike because he can often be found working on paintings, designs, or music; acting, directing videos, illustrating books, or doing brand consulting. His illustrations have been published by Time Warner Books, Penguin Books, and Rolling Stone magazine, to name just a few. Drew lives in San Francisco, California.