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Speaker

Jenk enjoys speaking on the topic of Gen Z, social change, youth employment and young entrepreneurship. He has created a teaching workshop entitled 'Ideas Ink.', where he guides young people through the process of getting their ideas out of their heads and onto paper.

 

Jenk has given three TEDx Talks entitled 'Can a 'like change the world- the power of clicktivism', ‘Ideas Ink.’ & ‘Breaking the Pattern’; spoken at seven MUN conferences including Oxford Global: Model United Nations Conference, Oxford University. Additionally, he has spoken at Knowledge Summit, Dubai Expo; Amazon AWS Summit London; Brand Week, Istanbul; SME Beyond Borders, Dubai and Vox's YMS, New York City.

 

Jenk's work has been recognised by The Diana Award, Great British Young Entrepreneur Award, Digiday Future Leader Awards, Webby-Anthem Young Leader of the Year Award, Progress 1000: Most Influential Person, Science and Tech, Top 100 Digital Leaders, Top 20 Next-Gen Media Company, Future 25 under 25 and being voted Top 20 Young Entrepreneurs To Watch.

TEDx Talk- 'Can a 'like' change
the world- power of clicktivism'  

Engomi, Cyprus- Russian Centre for Science & Culture 2021

The theme of this TED event was 'Think Deep'. Jenk spoke about how to go from watching to doing: Can a 'like' change the world- The power of clicktivism'. link

Ten Years Later- what will matter? 

SME 10X, Dubai 

The theme of this talk focuses on the future of Generation Z ten years forward. What does the future hold in education, technology, online activity, connectivity, retail experiences, food, marketing, youth employment opportunities and of course social change and sustainability. 

Upcoming & Recent Speaking Engagements

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Nov 11, 2022
Creating content, growing engaged audiences and branding your business- Gen Z wants in on the creator economy in a big way and they want to learn all the ins and outs of building their business.  Join Jenk and 20 other speakers who will walk you through their business models and plans for growth in the new creator economy. 

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Oct  12, 2022
The travel industry is going through very difficult times due to inflation and poor sustainability practices.  Gen Z has turned away from traditional vacation in favour of eco-friendly travel. 
Jenk will discuss how to engage and attract an entire generation that has been turning away from plane travel for the last few years. 

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June 16th, 2022
Say hello to Gen-Z: What matters to young consumers in the voting booth and the checkout? Gen Z is changing the landscape of consumerism, pushing the boundaries of activism, and expecting more from brands and the government. Join Thred Media’s CEO, Jenk Oz, The Youth Vote UK’s CEO, Alex Cairn, and Bulbshare.

Speaking Engagements & Conferences

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TEDx Talk 'Can a 'like' change the world?'

TED X London & Cyprus

Jenk discusses the power of clicktivism and allows you to decide on its effectiveness. link

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TEDx Talk
'Ideas Ink.'

TEDx Harlow, UK

11 year old Jenk, one of the youngest TEDx speakers, gives his talk entitled 'Ideas Ink.' for the very first time. link

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Oracle Startups
Young Entrepreneurs

Round Table Discussion

Oracle Startups interviewed young entrepreneurs to get their opinions on the future of business. link

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One Better World
LIVE Dalai Lama

LIVE with Dalai Lama, India

Jenk was one of a handfull of changemakers invited onto a live discussion with the Dalai Lama. 

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Expert Outlook 2022

Canvas8 Webinar

Jenk spoke about how Gen Z sees the next 10 years: education, employment, food, social responsibility & social media.

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Global Citizen Annual Strategy Summit

Global Citizen, USA & UK

Gen Z next 10 years: education, food, employment, social responsibility, social media, advertising, marketing & tech.

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SME Beyond Borders Dubai

Marriot Marquis, Dubai

Gen Z next 10 years: education, food, employment, social responsibility, social media, advertising, marketing, tech. link

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Oxford Global
Model United Nations

Oxford University, 2019

Gen Z next 10 years: education, employment, food, social responsibility, social media and more.

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SES Student Employment Summit

SES Group, UK

The changing employment landscape and how to uncover and take advantage of the new resources available.

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Ascendance Pro
Say What Edition

Ascendance Pro, Malaysia

Thred Media and Clicktivism- how Gen Z approaches young entrepreneurship and social change. 

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Sustainability & Green Jobs Summit

Earth Day, Global

The green jobs of the future- how to find them and get hired. 

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Big Ideas Summit
Sustainability

Procurious, Chicago USA

How Gen Z thinks about sustainability and how it factors into their purchasing decisions across all sectors.

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One Young World Summit, Germany

Munich, Germany

Jenk spoke about the powerful moment when he pivoted his business from privilege to purpose and why.

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NEXUS Model United Nations Conference

NEXUS

Thred Media and Clicktivism- how Gen Z approaches young entrepreneurship and social change. 

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Humanity UP
Power of Clicktivism

Humanity Up

Thred Media and Clicktivism- how Gen Z approaches young entrepreneurship and social change. 

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Global Youth Equality
Summit

Social Chnage Conference

Thred Media and Clicktivism- how Gen Z approaches young entrepreneurship and social change. 

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Content Creator Conf.

Social Media Conference

Creating content, growing engaged audiences and branding your business- Gen Z wants in on the creator economy in a big way.

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London Speaker Bureau Summit

Annual Management Conference

Gen Z next 10 years: education, employment, food, social responsibility, social media and more.

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Future Minds Network Conference

Entrepreneurship, Australia

Gen Z next 10 years: education, food employment, social responsibility, social media, advertising, marketing, tech. link

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Young Entrepreneur
Round Table

Ivy House, UK

How to get strated on the road to young entrepreneurship and understand the best path to bring your idea to market.

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Dream Big Summit
London 2021

Procurious, UK

Gen Z next 10 years: education, food employment, social responsibility, social media, advertising, marketing, tech. 

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United Leaders
Model United Nations

Las Positas College, India

The conference keynote focused on Social Change- Can a like change the world- Th power of clicktivism

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Phi Beta Lambda
Business Society

Las Positas College, USA

Gen Z next 10 years: education, food, employment, social responsibility, social media, advertising, marketing, tech.

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Model United Nations Conference

DEMUN, Pakistan & Nepal

Gen Z next 10 years: education, food, employment, social responsibility, social media, advertising, marketing, tech.a

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Maximum Achievement
Conference 2.0

Self Made Conference, UK

Spoke about young entrepreneurship and using winning strategies to forge ahead despite one's age.

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Career Jam 2021
Founders 4 Schools

Caeer Fair, UK

Youth employment and how to navigate the ever shifting landscape and the new green job market.

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Break The Ice
Global Entrepreneur Conf

Entrepreur Conference, India

Starting a company at a young age and how modern technology helped him achieve his goals.

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hundrED Education 
Young Entrepreneurship

Education Conference, UK

Jenk spoke about starting a company at a young age while managing school full time.

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KIDTech Conference London

KIDTech Conference, UK

Starting a company at a young age and how modern technology helped him achieve his goals.

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Arlix Meet: Young Entrepreneur Conference

Arlix Meet London, UK

Ideas Ink.: Jenk spoke about young entrepreneurship and how he created iCoolKid.

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World Unity Week
Summit

World Peace and Unity, Pakistan

International children's month and world unity week themes discussed for a global audience of young professionals.

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Kidpreneur  Festival
KidZania 

Kidania London, UK

Ideas Ink.: Jenk spoke about young entrepreneurship and how he created iCoolKid.

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TEDx Talk
'Breaking the Pattern'

TEDx King's College, UK

Jenk both hosted & spoke at this TEDx event entitle Breaking Patterns; which he feels very passionately about.

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Amazon AWS Summit London

Amazon Conference, UK

Young entrepreneurship with Dr Werner Vogels  (CTO Amazon) about everything from AI to Big Data. link

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Vox Youth Marketing Conference

New York, USA

Future Leaders: Jenk spoke about social change and how brands can gain share of mind and share of wallet.

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Amazon Young
Entrepreneur Camp

Enterprise Nation, UK

Young entrepreneurship- All things Thred Media and getting a company started at a young age.

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Tech. Retail Week Conference

Tech. Retail Conference, UK

Gen Z Consulting: industry led conference about retail trends and how to garner share of mind & wallet.

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Oxford Global: Summit for Young Leaders 2019

Byron College, Athens,  Greece

Oxford University hosts a 5 day conference on Leadership, young entrepreneurship, gig economy.

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Knowledge Summit
Dubai Expo 2022

Dubai, UAE

Several topics including Thred Media, young entrepreneurship, youth employment and social change.

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Global Start Summit
Switzerland

Global Start, Switzerland

Several topics including Thred Media, young entrepreneurship, youth employment and social change.

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Young Minds 
Future School Leaders

Leadership Conference, India

Leadership skills and finding your way to getting started as a young entrepreneur.

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Gen Z- From The Ballot Box to the Cash Register

Bulbshare Conference, UK

Say hello to Gen-Z: What matters to young consumers in the voting booth and the checkout?

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NACUE Enterprise Conference

NACUE, University of Kent, UK

Young entrepreneurship and how to get your company out of the classroom and into the Board room.

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Global Digital Activism Spotlight Summit

Spotlight Foundation, Canada 

The Future of Social Media'- Discussion centred around the benefits and drawbacks of life on line at all ages.

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Single Use Plastics
Earth.org Summit

Earth.org, Hong Kong

21 practical everyday tips for living a more sustainable and plastic-free life- made easy for young people.

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The Art of Building a Personal Brand

Ivy House, UK

Talks with Ivy House about building a successful brand and making a great first professional impression.

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Youthnite 2021
United Nations SDGs

Youthtopia, Indonesia

United Nations SDGs- timed with COP26. The conf focus was on Sustainable Development Goals 16.

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Model United Nations
Conference

YIS MUN, Global

Climate change could be slowed if lawmakers + corporate executives acknowledge climate science.

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Youth 4 Youth 
Summit US, UK

Look Up, US

Jenk discusses the power of clicktivism and allows you to decide on its effectiveness.

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Gen Z in Young Entrepreneurship

Grenoble Business School, FR 

Gen Z next 10 years: education, food, employment, food, social responsibility,  social media, tech.

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Career Jam 2022
Founders 4 Schools

Career Fair, UK

Several topics including Thred Media, young entrepreneurship, youth employment and social change.

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Innovative Leadership
IVY House Sessions

Ivy House Conference, UK

How to build out your innovative leadership skills while in full time education.

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Social Entrepreneurship
Getting Inspired

Prasiddhi Forest Found, India

How to get started in social entrepreneurship and make the most of your impactful  career.

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Model United Nations Conference

NEOLAIA MUN, India

Jenk discusses the power of clicktivism and allows you to decide on its effectiveness. 

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HERE Documentary
Social Change

Los Angeles, California

The HERE Project is on a global tour speaking to change-makers and entrepreneurs about social trends.

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Millie Group

Saturday Series

Several topics including Thred Media, young entrepreneurship, youth employment and social change.

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Phi Beta Lamda
Business Society

Dougherty Valley High, USA

Several topics including Thred Media, young entrepreneurship, youth employment and social change.

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Oxford Global: Summit for Young leaders 2020

Oxford University, UK

Oxford University hosts a 5 day conference on leadership, young entrepreneurship, and gig economy. 

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SDG Impact Stories
Documentary

Oxford University, UK

Several topics including Thred Media, young entrepreneurship, youth employment and social change.

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Young Entrepreneurship EntreMind-Z

UTO, ED, Shri Lanka

Several topics including Thred Media, young entrepreneurship, youth employment and social change.

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LookUp Competiton Demo Day 2021

LookUp, USA

'Shark Tank' judge for the finals of the LookUp Demo Day for Start-ups from across the USA.

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Global Youth Equality Festival

CAREE, Indonesia

Jenk spoke about digital activism- Can a 'like' change the world- the power of clicktivism

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A lIfe On-Line
The Future of Social Media

Oppidan Education, UK

'A Life On-Line, the Future of Social Media'. Discussion centred around the benefits and drawbacks.

Podcasts

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Being Me Podcast
Mental Health

Podcast, USA

The podcast focused on climate anxiety, mental health, and all things Gen Z.

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Top of the Class
Crimson Education

Podcast, Australia

The podcast focused on young entrepreneurship and social change

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Gen Zers to Rise
Podcast

Podcast, USA & Greece

The podcast focused on young entrepreneurship and social change.

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Gen Z: A Phenomenom With Boarders

Engage Youth Co., USA

Gen Z Marketing:  What makes them tick and global differences. Gregg Witt leads this insightful podcast! link

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The Being Alive
Podcast

Being Alive, UK

Jenk talks about the importance of youth voices in driving social change on this podcast! link

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The UK Young Entrepreneur Series

Enterprise Nation, London UK

Jenk sopke about young entrepreneurship and what is takes to succeed in the age of social media.

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House Hack Podcast
London, UK

Podcast, UK

The podcast focused on young entrepreneurship and social change.

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Talkify Podcast
New Delhi, India

Talkify, India

Gen Z and young entrepreneurship- how to begin a career as a social entrepreneur.

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Song Academy 2020 Song Competition Final

Hosted LIVE Finals

Jenk hosted the LIVE finals of the competition in a 90 minute tribute to all the winners.

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Sneaker Trivia Quiz

LIVE at SneakerCon

The Sneaker Box, Detroit USA

Sneaker Trivia Quiz: Jenk hosted a sneaker quiz pitting two long standing experts against each other.

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The Inspiring Vanessa 

Show

Podcast, UK

Vaness interviewed Jenk on all things social change and the launch of Thred Media.

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Weekend Mornings With Izzie

Podcast, US

Izzy interviewed Jenk on all things social change and the launch of Thred Media.

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It's All Relative
Dr Eliza Filby

Podcast, UK

The podcast focused on Generational differences and young entrepreneurship.

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Are You Convinced?
UK Youth

Podcast, UK

The podcast focused on whether young people should be given a day off to protest and express social change views.

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The Human Entrepreneur

Podcast, UK

The podcast focused on young entrepreneurship and social change.

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Young Entrepreneur Series

Exist Great Podcast, Asia

Jenk spoke about growing up in an entrepreneurial family and how he got started. Giving advice to new entrep.

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Wake Up Millionaire
Podcast

Podcast, Costa Rica

Daniel Barahona interviewed Jenk on all things entrepreneurship and social change.

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Masterclass with Fearless Educators

You Tube, US

Jenk spoke about young entrepreneurship and shares tips about how to get started in business

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Entrepreneur Chit Chat With Alina Starr Morse

You Tube, US

Alina Starr Morse interiews Jenk about young entrepreneurship and shares tips about how to get started in business

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Modern Toy & Game Industry

Power Kid Podcast, Nashville US

All things kids and gaming: Jenk spoke about starting a company and his favourite go to games.

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Next Generation Role Model Podcast

Podcast/YT, USA & UK

Victoria Summer interviewed Jenk on all things entreprenurship and social change.

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Next Generation Role Model Podcast

Podcast/YT

The podcast focused on young entrepreneurship and social change. 

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Young Entrepreneur Series

Fun Kids Radio Podcast, UK

Kidpreneur Conference promotion- urging young people to get involved and attend some of his classes.

'Ideas Ink.' Workshops

'Ideas Ink.' Workshops

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KidPreneur Conference, London UK

Jenk taught a series of one hour classes on how to start a business and think through the first 30 days. He covers everything from conception, design, logos and trade marks through to writing business plans.

Please contact us should you wish to hire Jenk for an 'Ideas Ink.' Workshop for your event, school or conference. Contact jenk@thredmedia.com