Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: Everette Taylor

What makes you a Rock Star?

You’re gaining momentum in your field and you’re on fire! Your hard work stands above the crowd and shines bright. By being engaged and curious, you are a producer of excellence.

Everette Taylor is Chief Marketing Officer for Artsy, the leading global marketplace for buying and selling art.

A respected marketer, entrepreneur, and digital art-world leader, he joined Artsy in 2019 from ET Enterprises, which he founded in 2013 and where he has served as CEO. At ET Enterprises—the parent company of six brands—Everette drove 3X growth of the company during 2018 and was recognized as a Forbes 30 under 30 All-Star Alumni.

A creative and accomplished marketing executive, Everette has also served as CMO for Skurt and Head of Marketing at Qualaroo, companies he helped lead to successful acquisitions. Everette has also overseen growth for new mobile apps at Microsoft China, as Interim Head of Marketing, and as CMO for e-commerce company StickerMule where he led unprecedented growth for the company as their youngest-ever executive. In addition, Everette is an established public speaker and digital influencer.

Everette’s true passion lies within his philanthropic work and giving back to his community. In 2019, Everette received an honorary doctorate degree from Shaw University upon recognition of his “meritorious contributions to human society and welfare for humanity.”

He has been called a “marketing genius” by Forbes, a “marketing star” by Fortune Magazine, “an innovator who’s changing the consumer marketing game” by Black Enterprise, and “a millennial entrepreneur who built a marketing and tech empire” by Business Insider. In 2018, he was named one of the “100 Most Influential African-Americans” by The Root and Forbes 30 Under 30 for Marketing/Advertising.

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The ACNY Foundation is proud to recognize outstanding industry professionals, during our 4th Annual Black History Month recognition series titled, “Icons, Rock Stars & Innovators”.

It is our way of shining the spotlight on exemplary talent, integral to the evolution and growth of the advertising industry. Each day during Black History Month we profile a selected “Icon, Rock Star & Innovator” across all our digital platforms. Though we cannot be together in person, the spirit of our history and the legacy of our excellence lives on in us. Follow the series on InstagramMetaTwitter, and LinkedIn!

P.S. Check out our other content from previous years

2020 – Honorees

2019 – Sizzle Reel

2019 – Online Exhibition

2019 – Icons, RockStars, & Innovators

2018 – Icons, RockStars, & Innovators