Featured Team Member: Jordan Yerman, Reporter

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Following in the footsteps of our Featured Attendee profiles, we'd also like to start introducing you to some of the key NamesCon staff you'll see on the showroom floor in Las Vegas this January. Jordan Yerman will be joining the team as the official NamesCon reporter; you'll see him throughout the duration of the show at sessions, workshops, keynotes, perusing the Exhibition Hall, and filing stories for our daily newsletter and blog.   

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Jordan Yerman Freelance writer and photographer jordanmatthewyerman.com Twitter | Instagram

 

Fast Facts

Location: Vancouver Domain you wish you owned: jordan.com. I bet Nike pounced on that one pretty quickly. Now watching: The Knick Favourite city for conferences: Cape Town

 

Q&A

Describe what you do in one sentence.
“I help people tell better stories.”

 

How does your career compare to what you envisioned in your youth?
My career is nothing like I had envisioned as a child. I’m neither a stuntman nor a dinosaur.

 

Three things you can’t travel without:
Wool socks, a real camera, and a notebook.

 

Favorite place to escape:
The alleyways of Tokyo.

 

Describe a recent challenge you overcame at work:
I managed social media for the world’s largest electronic-arts symposium.

 

Best advice you were ever given:
“Never wish away a day.”

 

Latest and greatest accomplishment:
Having feature articles on two divergent topics in two different magazines during the same month.

 

What would surprise people about you?
I’m an international feral-cat photographer.

 

What would you do if you had fifteen extra minutes each day?
I’d do more writing for myself.

 

What are you proudest of in your life?
I’m proud and grateful to have a creative career (if the word “career” even has meaning anymore).

 

Are you interested in being a NamesCon Featured Attendee? Whether you’re the head of a large company or a one-woman operation, an industry veteran or a first-timer who’s curious to learn more about the domain industry, we want to hear and share your story! We’ll be publishing these profiles on the NamesCon website right up to the launch of the conference, so it’s great visibility for your company or brand.