• Biography: from Los Ángeles to Paris to Dubai


    Elías Jabbe is an award-winning American Communications Consultant and a native of both California and its digital community that is the birthplace of most major social media networks. A native of Los Ángeles—known by locals as "the 213" due to its first telephone code—he is fluent in several of the 96 languages spoken in Southern California and specializes in international communication.

    He launched his Californian Creativity series while gaining global experience at leading marketing agencies (JWT, Publicis), media publications, e-learning SaaS firms and startups in Los Ángeles, Paris and Dubai, along with learning French, Arabic and Spanish and being named to the PRWeek 2020 Power Book. The #CaliCreativity series teaches how to creatively use California-made platforms as a part of Communications strategy. The series has included live presentations on four continents in English and French, webinars and written guides featured on Page 1 of Google, as well as private coaching delivered to C-suite executives and leaders of global organizations.

    Contact Hi@Elias213.com, visit CaliCreativityCourse.co or fill out the contact form below to inquire about his services and upcoming online Californian Creativity (#CaliCreativity) Course sharing strategies for impactful online storytelling.

    Californian Creativity Course Preview

  • Californian creativity GUIDES (#CaliCreatiVITY)

    Social Media Marketing strategy webinar on YouTube with Paris startup Mention (in French and English)

    Elias Jabbe Digital PR session at Google Riyadh hub AstroLabs October 21

    Digital PR strategy session at Google hub AstroLabs Riyadh

  • A short story about my journey, achieving significant goals and Multicultural Marketing (read here)

  • Portfolio, AWARDS and Testimonials

    2008 UWIRE 100 USA Journalism award: details on UWIRE.com, CNN & CBS

    2020 PRWeek Middle East Powerbook: PRWeek.com details & my interview

    Projects: Elias213.com/Blog

    Contently Portfolio: Elias213.Contently.com

    Elias213.com photo of Contently portfolio of work by award-winning writer Elías Jabbe http://Elias213.Contently.com


  • "One of the hard workers, big thinkers and gifted storytellers with potential to shape the media industry in the years ahead. Filled with energy and idealism, fueled by a hunger for new experiences and ideas, with an honor-worthy portfolio, as well as the esteem of colleagues..."
    -Ben French, New York Times Vice President (presenting UWIRE Top 100 Journalists Award to Elías Jabbe)

    "Elías served the organization that I founded, Indego Africa, on our Los Ángeles Regional Board. He immediately proved himself to be an able, reliable, passionate and creative member of the Regional Board who consistently sought out and pursued promotional, marketing, and fundraising opportunities. I can say without reservation that Mr. Jabbe is among the top performers of any that I have worked with."
    -Matt Mitro, Indego Africa Founder and Google executive

    "Elias est un excellent traducteur du français vers l'anglais, ce qui est une grand avantage lorsque l'on travaille sa visibilité sur les réseaux sociaux. Il est rare de trouver un profil aussi complet..."
    -Hervé Collignon, Fondateur de HOOKS Innovation

    "En mi trabajo de realizador audiovisual, tuve el placer de contar con Elías como negociador frente a diferentes grupos de mass media en USA (New York). Gracias a sus conocimientos del mercado audiovisual y de las relaciones públicas Elías sabe como vender la esencia de un proyecto.

    Puedo decir de él que es una

    persona responsable, trabajadora y honesta."

    -Ivan Castellano, Realizador/Director Cinematográfico, IvanCastellano.com

    متميز في اختصاصه وهو مجال التسويق كما انني أحببت التعامل معه خصوصا أنه يحاول داإما ربط العلاقات بين مختلف الجاليات العربية وبناء مجتمعا رياديّا... شكرا إلياس


    مريم بن معلم

    مديرة جامعة اسبري تونس

    "Elías utilized his marketing expertise and French-to-English translation skills to help several French startups gain international visibility and shared with them vital resources in the Silicon Beach Los Ángeles startup community, which he's a very well-connected member of."

    -Olivier Cotinat, Serial Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Schoolab Cofounder, Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Stanford, ESSEC Paris, École Centrale Paris and UC Berkeley.

  • TRAVEL TALK 213: MY Travel Photography initiative

  • Phone: +1 213 234 8307
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