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Joe Sabia      

Digital Artist, Celebrity Interviewer, TED Speaker & Franz Liszt Society Member

Joe Sabia is a digital artist, celebrity interviewer, TED speaker, Franz Liszt Society Member, and international pun champion. Sabia is the former SVP of Creative Development at Conde Nast Entertainment (2014-2020) where he led the conception, development and execution of franchises and formats across the portfolio of brands. He lead an evolving team of some of the best digital creators around, their formats grew Conde brands' YouTube audience from 1.5M to 46M subscribers, reaching over 550M monthly organic views, even beating Buzzfeed.

Sabia is also the interviewer and creator of Vogue’s "73 Questions" and the guy who asked Elizabeth Holmes if she can tell him a secret in the HBO documentary.

Before Conde Nast, Sabia was an independent digital creator making stuff from concept to execution. For himself, direct-to-client, for ad agencies, and non-profits. Clients over the years include YouTube, BBC America, HLN, Interscope Records, Nokia, Google, Toms Shoes, BBDO, Mother, CFDA Fashion Awards, and Comcast.

Sabia has done Pro-Bono consulting and projects for UNICEF, James Beard Foundation, Barack Obama, WQXR/WNYC, Cooper Union, Mama Hope, REACH Prep, From the Top, 9/11 Memorial Foundation, and Bronx Compass High School.

Sabia has given talks on his personal experiences with digital storytelling, for all types of audiences. In 2011, he gave an official TED Talk on the technology of storytelling.

Sabia co-curated and co-hosted Boing Boing TV on Virgin America (Channel 10) with Xeni Jardin for four years from 2010 to 2014.

Sabia is the co-founder, lead concept guy and video director of popular YouTube music collective CDZA, which received one of the first ever Content Innovation Program grants from YouTube and collaborated with Spike Jonze to direct a performance at the first ever YouTube Music Awards.

In 2015, Sabia became a MasterClass Advisor and joined The Moth's Programming board. He is also an advisor to

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