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Jay Shetty 's Bio
Meet Jay Shetty, the former monk who is making wisdom go viral. Jay Shetty is an award winning online personality, host and filmmaker. Since launching his Facebook channel in 2016, Jay’s viral wisdom videos have racked up over 200 million views across social media and gained over one million followers globally. In 2017 Jay Shetty was named in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2017 for being a game-changer and influencer in the world of Media. Jay’s daily show on HuffPost Live #FollowTheReader, where he has interviewed the likes of Russell Simmons, Tim Ferris and Deepak Chopra reaches 1 million people daily and is No1 for engagement amongst The Huffington Post Facebook Live shows. Jay aims to share wisdom at the pace we want entertainment and make wisdom go viral.
After graduating with a 1st class BSc (Hons) Degree in Behavioral Science from Cass Business School London, inspired to make a difference in the world, at 22 he went to live as a monk in India. For 3 years, Jay helped establish sustainable villages, food distribution programs, per day and coached millennials across the world.
Wanting to pay forward what he had learnt with former colleagues, Jay began sharing his experiences as a monk in universities and the worlds largest corporations including EY and Nasdaq. Noticing the world was going Digital, Jay simultaneously went on to become Accenture's Social Media coach for executives online branding and digital strategy.
Jay's talent was spotted by Arianna Huffington to be the Host of HuffPost Lifestyle in New York. He has been invited to keynote at leading companies including Google, Facebook and HSBC about finding purpose, harnessing collaboration and driving change. Jay won the ITV Asian Media Award for Best Blog 2016 and came 3rd in the Guardian Rising Star Award in 2015.
Jay now partners with several publishers, broadcaster and organizations creating impactful content that entertains and inspires global audiences. For inquiries reach out to him on LinkedIn.