Clay Olsen is a creative and passionate filmmaker, producer, marketer, public speaker, author, and social entrepreneur. Early on in his career he co-founded two film companies, an interior design firm, and a successful creative agency. In 2010 he left those companies to co-founded Fight the New Drug (fightthenewdrug.org), a youth movement dedicated to raising awareness on the harmful effects of pornography and other forms of sexual exploitation through science, facts, and personal accounts. They've been featured on ABC Nightline, ABC News, TIME Magazine, The New York Times, NPR, CBS, CNN, Al Jazeera, USA Today, the Blaze, The Daily Dot, the Dr. Drew Show, and more. Clay has personally presented at hundreds of secondary schools, universities, and event centers and spoken to hundreds of thousands all over the country.
In October of 2015 he shared the stage with Operation Underground Railroad Founder, Tim Ballard at the World Congress of Families in Salt Lake City. Clay and Tim have collaborated on many speaking events to raise awareness of the root cause of sex trafficking demand~Pornography.
In February of 2013, he founded and lead the development of an online addiction recovery program called Fortify, to help individuals overcome their struggle with compulsive sexual behaviors. Fortify has already impacted 10’s of thousands of users in over 150 countries around the world.
In 2015, he was invited to join Top Youth Speakers (topyouthspeakers.com), an elite national speakers association dedicated to providing top tier talent to audiences around the country.
In 2016, he was awarded the Visionary Leadership Award by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation at their annual summit in Houston TX.
Clay sits on the Board of Directors for a number of different non-profit and start-up organizations and finds a lot of fulfillment in advising entrepreneurs in their efforts to make a dent in the world.