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Jonah  Stillman

Jonah Stillman

Youngest Gen Z Expert


Jonah Stillman: The first Gen Z speaker on the circuit to introduce his generation. Jonah started his first company while still in high school and went on to field original research and co-author the just-released book, Gen Z @ Work. Nothing beats learning about a new generation than directly from the source! Read More >

Jonah Stillman graduated from high school in 2017 and is pursuing a life as an entrepreneur. Growing up, for 10-years Jonah competed on the national US circuit in snowboarding. He was ranked in the top 5 in the US before hanging up his helmet to pursue working with his Dad in the generational field.

Jonah and a team of peers conducted one of the first national surveys about Gen Z’s workplace attitudes. The eye-opening results ignited Jonah’s interest in keeping the dialogue going. After growing up watching his dad - David - be the voice of his generation, Jonah is excited to be a voice of Gen Z. He is the youngest speaker on the circuit and has already shared his insights on Gen Z with CNBC, MSNBC, and CBS and was recently featured in Fast Company, TIME, INC, Forbes and the NY Times. Read Less ^

Speaker Videos

TEDx: The phigital world of Gen Z

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Speech Topics

The Generations in a New World

This is an uplifting conversation around what has changed and what has not for each generation. A combination of primary data, case studies, and first hand stories explain the traits that each generation can bring to the table as we repair our world. In addition, areas of concern with each generation are discussed, so that we can all be more aware of how to help each other. This presentation is customized, high energy, informative, and entertaining. Best of all, each keynote or workshop has tangible take home tips.

Make Way for Gen Z!

Believe it or not…there’s life after the Millennial generation.  A new generation is impacting our workplace and not enough leaders are paying attention! Are you ready for Gen Z? The leading edge of Gen Z is well into their 20s. They are not like the Millennials, which means your recruitment and retention strategies need to change. Read More >

In “Make Way for Gen Z”, you will learn:

  • What factors makes Generation Z unique.
  • What influences have shaped this dynamic generation.
  • What they expect from a career.
  • How you recruit them.
  • How you retain and manage Gen Z.

This dynamic keynote gives audiences fresh insights based on national studies of Gen Z’s workplace attitudes, interviews with hundreds of CEOs, cutting-edge case studies and insights from Gen Zers themselves. Read Less ^

Seven Key Traits of Generation Z

Based  on three national studies and the first global  study of Generation Z, you will get a  1520-minute introduction into both the events and conditions that shaped Gen Z and the seven key traits that define this generation: Realistic, Phigital, Drive, FOMO, Hyper Custom, DIY, and Weconomists. Afterwards, keep the generational dialogue going during an in-depth Q & A session, to ask burning questions on what YOU need to know about this new generation. Read More >

“Seven Key Traits of Generation Z” allows attendees to zero in on their exact needs, such as: Read Less ^

  • How does the phigital world impact Gen Z’s view of remote working?
  • Is FOMO a good thing or bad thing on the job? • How does hyper customization impact sales and marketing?
  • How do these weconomists define the shared economy?
  • How does DIY impact training and development?

Millennials Vs Generation Z

If only we could group our younger workforce and marketplace into one generation - life would be easier. In many ways, leaders have been operating that way. Many are not paying attention to Generation Z and are just assuming everyone under 30 is a Millennial. Gen Z is nothing like the Millennials. Read More >

“Millennials vs Generation Z”, will: Read Less ^

  • Unpack the key differences between Millennials and Gen Z.
  • Showcase how Boomers and Xers parenting styles had radically different results.
  • Explain Millennial’s collaborative nature vs Gen Z’s competitive drive at work.
  • Identify what leaders need to know to manage each unique generation.
  • Highlight areas the generations will click and clash.

Z Ultimate Consumer: Who is the Gen Z Customer?

Do they shop online? In-store? What does loyalty look like? These questions and more are addressed as the newest generation of customers pulls out their wallets. Gen Z has disposable income to spend, but only if marketers can connect with them. Read More >

More than their own disposable funds, Gen Z’s influence on family   spending is the highest it’s ever been. If brands want to find success in the future, then understanding the Gen Z customer is paramount.

Based on national studies, insights from focus groups, and working with some of the world’s top brands, find out what it takes    to connect with, sell to, and retain the Gen Z customer.

In “Z Ultimate Consumer: Who is the Gen Z Customer” you will learn: Read Less ^

  • How the Gen Z consumer is different from the other
  • How different social media platforms connect with different Gen Z
  • About the phigital landscape - where Gen Z sees no line between physical and digital.
  • The difference between a digital pioneer and digital native.
  • What brands are connecting best with the customer of the future.

Hello, My Name is Generation Z

Jonah Stillman, a best-selling author and member of Generation Z himself, is determined that industries and leader don’t repeat the mistakes of the past. Read More >

In the late 1990’s the Baby Boomers were rocking every marketplace they touched. So much so, that nobody paid attention when Generation X showed up and kaboom! Collisions were everywhere!

History is repeating itself, as most of the attention is on the Millennials, with little focus on Generation Z. If leaders treat     Gen Z   like the Millennials, it will backfire.

“Hello, my name is Generation Z” introduces the newest generation to enter the workplace and marketplace. Based on his best-selling book Gen Z @ Work, Jonah presents: Read Less ^

  • The events and conditions that shaped Gen Z.
  • The seven key traits that define the generation.
  • What value propositions are necessary to connect with Gen Z.
  • Where Gen Z can lead the way at work.
  • Where Gen Z needs the most mentoring.