About Brandon Stanton, Creator, Humans of New York (HONY)
Brandon Stanton is the creator behind the popular photo blog Humans of New York (HONY). After being fired from his job as a bond trader in Chicago, Brandon moved to NYC to create a photographic census of the city. The blog, started in 2010, features street portraits of people in New York City along with snippets of conversations. In October 2013, his first book, Humans of New York was released, soon becoming a #1 NYT Bestseller. In his free time, Brandon likes to hang out with his girlfriend and dog, Susie.
Interviewed by Freyan Billimoria, Director of Strategic Partnerships