Jonathan Rick is the president of the Jonathan Rick Group, a digital communications firm that helps brands use social media to shape and tell their story. Whether via a website, social network, blog, vlog, ad, or app, he’s employed e-strategies to build brand equity, create buzz, and drive public opinion.
Clients for whom he’s led campaigns range from those in the Fortune 100 and the federal government, to national nonprofits and trade associations, to startups and individuals. He created the digital strategies for the widely lauded White House initiative, Startup America, an eight-city, cabinet-level road show to encourage entrepreneurship, and spearheaded the digital marketing and promotion for Operation MySpace, the first concert broadcast online in high definition.
Mr. Rick writes for publications including Mashable and Fast Company, is quoted in media outlets including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, and speaks before organizations including Twitter and Visa. He also teaches business writing at the University of Maryland, serves on the board of directors of the Washington, DC, chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators, and holds a BA in Government from Hamilton College.