Shama Hyder – Zen Media

Shama Hyder - Zen Media
Shama Hyder - Zen Media

Shama Hyder – Zen Media is a visionary strategist for the digital age, a web and TV personality, a bestselling author, and the award-winning CEO of Zen Media – a global marketing and digital PR firm. She has been named the “Zen Master of Marketing” by Entrepreneur Magazine and the “Millennial Master of the Universe” by Shama has also been honored at both the White House and The United Nations as one of the top 100 young entrepreneurs in the country.

Shama is the bestselling 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. An acclaimed keynote speaker, Shama has delivered keynotes in over 20 countries and spoken for recognized brands including Movado, Chase, Tupperware and Inc 5000.

As a result of her success, Shama has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Technology Titan Emerging Company CEO award. She was named one of the “Top 25 Entrepreneurs under 25” by Business Week in 2009, one of the “Top 30 Under 30” Entrepreneurs in America in 2014 by Inc. Magazine, and to the Forbes “30 Under 30” list of movers and shakers for 2015. LinkedIn has named Hyder one of their “Top Voices” in Marketing & Social Media for three years in a row. Her online videos were awarded the “Hermes Gold award for Educational Programming in Electronic Media” and most recently she was given the “Global Empowerment award for Marketing and Technology” by Anokhi Media.

As the CEO of Zen Media, she and her team help both B2B and B2C brands to make meaningful connections with the modern-day customer via influencer marketing, experiential and digital storytelling — and then turning those into bottom line results. Notable clients include Chase Business, The US Navy, DFW Airport, MaryKay, and Tupperware.

Keynote topics


From entrepreneurs to executives, today’s leaders are being called to a new standard:the digital one. In order to reach customers, engage employees and influence stakeholders, leaders at all levels must learn how to swim the currents of the digital landscape and assert their influence through new channels. This is easier said that done. After all, how do business owners and leaders know which technologies to use to connect more deeply with their audience, grow their brand and create a greater impact?

Rather than running from technology, leaders can embrace this brave new world and learn to leverage technology to engage, influence, sell and lead. As a result of this presentation, you will understand why and how to build a digital footprint in today’s world and increase your leadership impact.


Companies are fiercely competing for millennial mindshare – and it’s only the beginning. There are eighty million Millennials in America alone and they represent about a fourth of the entire population, with $200 billion in annual buying power. No generation has been as publicly reviled, praised, misunderstood, and analyzed as the Millennials – with good reason. By 2025, Millennials, also known as Gen Y, will make up the majority of the workforce and our potential customer based.

Whether you are managing them, trying to sell to them, or being led by them, chances are good that you may be wondering how this generation really works and how they will impact your current marketing, sales and growth strategy. In this keynote, you will learn the strategies, approach and mindset you need to reach the millennial market.


Whether you’re a small business owner or part of a big brand, today’s digital landscape is constantly changing, and news travels at the speed of a tweet. There is a cacophony of platforms, messages and choices, making it difficult to integrate your marketing efforts and produce results. How can you create the momentum necessary to stand out and compete in today’s noisy marketplace?

In this presentation, you’ll learn the five principles you need to thrive in the Digital Age and how to consistently market and grow your organization in the face of unrelenting change.


Social media is no longer an optional tool but an essential part of the way that entrepreneurs sell, engage, communicate and connect in the Digital Age. Whether your goal is to attract more customers, increase referrals or be recognized as an expert, your audience is expecting to find you on social media, so you must figure out the best ways to engage and communicate in this new ecosystem.

Although you may be more comfortable with the primary social media tools – Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter – it can be overwhelming and frustrating to figure out the know the “HOW, WHEN, WHERE and WHY” in a way that aligns with your goals. As a result, you can easily waste time, energy and resources without anything to show for.

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Shama is a recognized thought leader in the field of marketing and business.

She’s been recognized by Forbes and Inc as a 30 under 30 entrepreneur and mover & shaker.02

She brings a diverse, global perspective to the challenges your audience is facing.03

Shama Hyder – Zen Media delivers real-world value. Follow CSI on Twitter

Unlike many speakers, Shama is an experienced executive with cutting-edge insights from her clients. As CEO of Zen Media, she knows exactly what it means to hire, manage, market, and grow a company. She grew hers 400% alone in the first year, winning her the coveted Tech Titan Emerging CEO of the year award.04

She’s an audience favorite.

With her engaging style, humor and powerful stories, she has the ability to captivate even the toughest crowds.05

She provides practical takeaways for both B2B and B2C audiences.

From her work as a CEO, she combines cutting edge research with real-world case studies allowing audiences to execute on tangible tactics.06

Shama Hyder – Zen Media a trendspotter and can show your audience what the future of marketing will mean for them and their customers.

That’s why brands like LinkedIn have named her one of the top voices in marketing for two years in a row.07

She makes your job easy.

From customizing her keynotes to taking the extra steps needed to deliver exactly what you audience needs, brands around the world agree that working with Shama is a great experience from start to finish.