What Kevin Believes

Anyone can manage a social media account, but it takes commitmentcreativity and passion to do it well. Why is that important? Because social media is the life blood of the relationship between customer and company. Your brand’s digital voice is louder and more powerful than any TV ad or print materials could ever be. My passion is to work with you to find your #digitalvoice.

About Kevin

I find fulfillment in teaching people not only how to create content that engages their audience, but how to discover their digital voice and maximize it. I love witnessing the teams and colleagues I work with succeed and expand their knowledge of social media, while having the ability to create compelling content that will tell the story for themselves, their brand, or organization.

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Kevin O'Connell is a rising leader in marketing and digital media for Gen Y. He is a TEDx speaker with over 8 years of experience in designing high impact social media strategies. Kevin is a contributing editor for Socialnomics.com which PC Magazine ranked as a Top 10 Social Media Blog. He has extensive experience building the digital capabilities of organizations in the education, small business, and non-profit space. Kevin is a leading expert in the highly visual social media landscape and has worked with a variety of clients, including #1 best-selling author Erik Qualman, on creating dynamic photo and video content. He is passionate about teaching organizations and individuals how to be creative on social media and find their digital voice. Kevin's passion project is The Niche Movement. When he is not launching compelling social media strategies to engage twenty-something’s, Kevin is helping this current generation find the work they love. He is determined to end employment unhappiness for recent college graduates and young professionals.

Professional Speaking:

  • Creating Content that Sparks Conversation: 5 Rules of Engagement - Rutgers University VPSA Breakfast series, Rutgers University Student Affairs Conference & University of Maryland Student Affairs Conference
  • Rethink your next talk: Presentation Tips & Slide-deck Design - Stevens Institute of Technology, Rutgers University
  • Innovative Career Exploration - Rutgers CampUknight keynote, Rutgers Vice President Student Leadership Council, Wow Talks
  • Make it Stick: Personal Branding to Distinguish Yourself - Rutgers Vice President Student Leadership Council, NIRSA Region 1 Syracuse University 

Speaking Inquiries

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Speaking at NYIT TEDx event February 2014

Featured Clients:

  • Erik Qualman - author of Socialnomics, Digital Leader, & What Happens in Vegas Stays on Youtube
  • TEDx NYIT - Unconventional Leadership 
  • University of Illinois: Great Lakes American Disabilities Association Center
  • Steven's Institute of Technology
  • Wow Talks: Rutgers University
  • University of Maryland: Student Affairs Conference
  • Rutgers University: Camp Uknight
  • Syracuse University: NIRSA Region 1 Student Lead-on
  • Rutgers University: Vice Chancellor Student Leadership Cabinet

Get in Touch


Connect with Kevin to:
  • say hello and network.
  • find out how he can help you with your digital voice.
  • speak about social media, content creation, or engagement.
  • put together a workshop or training.
  • recommend a social media account to check out.
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