Jared Leto Surprise Guest at Boxworks Shares Oscar And Talks Digital Transformation

this where i get to have a little bit of a fan crush moment ❤ jared leto! thanks #TechCrunch!!! =)


Musician and actor Jared Leto stopped by BoxWorks today and talked digital transformation in the entertainment industry, and in the ultimate act of sharing, he passed around his Oscar so people could take pictures with it.

Leto has been in the music and movie industry for a long time and as he pointed out, back in the day, he couldn’t communicate directly with his audience. There was no Twitter. He needed to get a record company to pay attention to him, to sign him, record him and distribute the product.

Today, he pointed out he doesn’t really sell music directly. People generally just take it and he encourages that. He joked he says at concerts, “I don’t mind if you steal my music but go to a store and do it. Be brave.”

He said he makes his money through relentless touring and his band, 30 Seconds to Mars has…

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