Speaker, author, and digital pioneer.
Jay is also the president and CEO of Worldata Group, a multi-brand marketing services company whose portfolio includes SubjectLine.com, Outcome Media and GURU Events which puts on the GURU conference, the world’s largest email marketing event.
Schwedelson is a recognized marketer who has won the DMCNY Silver Apple, the most prestigious direct-marketing award. His companies execute over 40,000 marketing campaigns annually for many of the world’s most iconic and successful brands.
In addition to his corporate roles, Jay plays a significant part in sharing thought leadership throughout the industry. He has keynoted and presented for more than 50 organizations and has been named to Crain’s Top 100 Industry Leaders for 10 consecutive years. Jay was recently inducted into the Hall of Fame at his alma mater, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, in recognition of career excellence.
HIGHLIGHTS & ACCOLADES
The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) College’s Hall of Fame: This honor was created in 1970 to recognize alumni who have excelled in their careers and has been awarded to only 169 alumni out of some 35,000 graduates.
The most prestigious direct-marketing award
10 Consecutive Years
NOTABLE SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
“Literally one of the best presentations I’ve ever attended - I learned a lot AND laughed! Thank you!”American Marketing Association attendee
“Over a fast-paced hour, Jay provided relevant and current data and tips for marketing through masterful storytelling. He knows his topic well and delivers his message with an easy and self-effacing style. Audience members walked away smiling and armed with dozens of practical tips and tactics for improving their email marketing performance. It was ‘just what the doctor ordered’ for this healthcare marketing conference.”Kathy Divis, President, Greystone.Net, and Program Chair, 26th Annual Healthcare Internet Conference
“This was the most engaging conference session I've ever attended! I laughed, took pages of notes and left feeling like I had impactful tactics to integrate into our email marketing strategy. Props Jay.”INBOUND session participant
“Speaker is absolutely incredible. So engaging and entertaining, I could listen all day! THANK YOU FOR HAVING HIM!””INBOUND session participant
“Jay's knowledge and wisdom on email marketing far surpasses that of anyone in the industry. He took the time to share his expertise during a virtual session to hospitality professionals, and the reviews were TREMENDOUS. What was particularly valuable is the data he uses on tracking metrics like open rates and subject lines. Not only is he thoroughly entertaining, you leave his presentations with a notebook filled with ideas, tips and tricks to implement on your next email campaign.”Melissa Hansen, Private Club Membership
“I vote for Jay Schwedelson as guest of the year! He was smart, funny, and professional all wrapped into one giant package. Our listeners enjoyed his topic knowledge as well as his gift to get his information across to our audience. Three cheers for Jay...hip hip hooray!!”Diana Hoskins, Social Media Coordinator, The Fitness Business Podcast
“Interviewing Jay at Vendasta's Conquer Local Connect event was undoubtedly a significant milestone in my career. Jay's profound knowledge and expertise left a lasting impression on our attendees, and they simply adored him. Moreover, I was impressed with how skillfully he customized his presentation to cater to the interests and needs of our audience, making the entire experience a breeze”Vishal Teckchandani, Content Marketing Specialist, Vendasta
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