Felipe Neto

Digital Communicator and Founder, VERO (Brazil)

Neto is a speaker at the 25th ISOJ, happening from April 12 – 13, 2024, both online and in person at the University of Texas at Austin.

Felipe NetoOwner of one of the most successful YouTube channels in Brazil, Felipe Neto has more than 46 million subscribers. It was the first Portuguese-speaking channel to surpass the mark of one million followers. In 2019, he stood out as the second most viewed YouTuber in the world. Without leaving aside the entertainment, he has embraced political and social causes and led emblematic actions. He has become one of the most powerful voices for democracy in Brazil and was listed in “TIME” magazine as one of the 100 most influential people on the planet in 2020. Felipe founded VERO, an institute focused on developing mediatic education projects and combating fake news online. He also has created the initiative “Cala Boca Já Morreu,” which seeks to guarantee the rights of citizens, defend freedom of expression and criticism towards public authorities. Recently, he was invited to give a lecture at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, and at the UN, in New York, due to his dialogue power with the youth and his influence on the world online audience, specially for his emblematic performance to improve the digital environment, through his production of content to fight misinformation. He is also one of the greatest communication specialists in the country and one of the most powerful entrepreneurs, founding important companies for the professional development of the digital market in Brazil.