Jerome Deroy

Co-Founder & CEO

Jerome is the CEO and one of the founding partners of The Listening Booth. He’s also CEO of Narativ, with whom he has led more than 1,000 individuals through storytelling programs all over the world from Fortune 500 companies and household non-profit organizations such as The Open Society Foundations to Internet based companies and social enterprises. He also teaches the art of storytelling to students in the Design and Management course at Parsons The New School of Design. He coaches start up entrepreneurs in the art of storytelling for pitches and fundraising.

He obtained a Master’s in Business at the European School of Management in Paris, and after studying in France, Spain and England, he joined the bank BNP Paribas in Hong Kong, where he was marketing manager from 1999 to 2003. He moved to New York in 2004, working as a production manager and distribution coordinator on documentary films.

Since 2006, he’s been focusing on applying the fundamentals of storytelling to issues and challenges that he encountered when working in the corporate world. With The Listening Booth, he’s excited to combine the power of storytelling and the accessibility of podcasting to increase clients’ reach and give listeners a window into worlds they haven’t visited before.