CEO of Zen Media; Best-Selling Author of “Momentum: How to Propel Your Marketing and Transform Your Brand in the Digital Age”
Shama Hyder built Zen Media from a scrappy startup to an industry-leading agency.
She’s also distinguished herself as an international marketing luminary, delivered keynotes to packed houses in more than 20 countries and written a couple of bestselling books. But it’s her nose for innovation that makes her the figure CMOs seek out to build brand reputation, increase market share and deliver bottom-line results.
As the acclaimed author of The Zen of Social Media Marketing (now in its 4th edition) and Momentum: How to Propel Your Marketing and Transform Your Brand in the Digital Age, Shama is a key figure behind the growth of many recognized brands.
As a result of her success, Shama has received numerous awards, including the prestigious Technology Titan Emerging Company CEO award. She was also named one of the “Top 25 Entrepreneurs under 25” by Business Week in 2009, one of the “Top 30 Under 30” Entrepreneurs in America by Inc. Magazine, and a member of the Forbes “30 Under 30” list of movers and shakers.
LinkedIn named Shama one of their “Top Voices” in Marketing & Social Media for four years running. Her online videos have been awarded the “Hermes Gold award for Educational Programming in Electronic Media” and, most recently, she was honored with the “Global Empowerment award for Marketing and Technology” by Anokhi Media.