Ze Frank is the President of BuzzFeed Entertainment Group. After graduating from Brown University in 1995 with a BS in Neuroscience, Frank became an unexpected internet pioneer, driving traffic to his own personal website via short films, animations, and video games. Frank won a Webby in 2002 for Best Personal Website and was featured in Time Magazine’s “50 Coolest Websites” in 2005.
From there, he launched his Youtube channel with the hugely popular ‘True Facts’ series along with other viral shows.
Frank joined BuzzFeed in 2012 to grow and develop its video platform, and he currently oversees the creation of all BuzzFeed video and editorial entertainment content. Ze also built BuzzFeed Motion Pictures, the company’s pioneering and prolific moving image studio.
In this thought-provoking discussion, Frank shares key insights and advice about how to pioneer innovation in the digital world and build a loyal audience.
Please enjoy our conversation, with Ze Frank.