Nathan Kessel

Nathan Kessel is a comedic content creator with over 10.5 million followers on TikTok, 4,850,000 on YouTube, and over 1,000,000 on Instagram and has been featured on MTV, ESPN Sports Center, FOX’s Right this Minute, and countless others! Nathan started social media on March 3, 2020 as a result of the pandemic. Before his time on social media he was an opera singer who had performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra by the time he was 16 years old and received his Bachelors of music from the Eastman School of Music and his Masters of Music from Rice University.

Community Track

Funny Business

Location: Trending Stage

Thursday, June 27

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Featuring: Arianna Hailey, Autumn Monique, Charlotte Dobre and more

Get ready to ROFL with these masters of digital comedy! Get the inside scoop on the lightbulb moments behind their funniest ideas, the inspiration that fuels their funny bone, and how they keep their content as fresh as their punchlines to stand out from the crowd.


Industry Track

The Future Will Be Diversified

Location: Ballroom D

Friday, June 28

2:55 pm - 3:35 pm

Featuring: sidneyraz, Nathan Kessel, Renee Teeley and more

Economic and regulatory uncertainty along with ever-changing algorithms and platform policies mean creators must own their destinies, making platform and revenue diversification key to a sustainable business and career. From direct-to-fan distribution and off-social short form to the development of new products, services, and more, smart creators are building audiences and generating income in innovative ways. Join leading creators and industry experts for insight into this new normal, unpacking how to diversify content and revenue while maintaining authentic connections with fans, regardless of platform or context.