Attendee Spotlight: Tina Shakour, Social Media Strategist at Cisco, Shares Her Top Picks For #SMWChicago

Social Media Week

Social Media Week is a leading news platform and worldwide conference that curates and shares the best ideas and insights into social media and technology's impact on business, society, and culture.

To help you discover the best of Social Media Week Chicago, we asked some of our VIP attendees to share their top picks for events, talks and masterclasses taking place throughout the week. Below, Tina Shakour, Social Media Strategist at Cisco, gives us a look at the events she’s most excited for:

1. Social Best Practices from Top Brands in 2015
“Love hearing success stories from other brands!”

2.  The Rise of Social Data: Planning Winning Engagement Strategies
“Engagement is key for successful social media, so I’m curious to learn what has worked well for others.”

3. Sexism in Sports Through the Digital Lens

About Tina Shakour
I started my career as an engineer with a degree in communications in culture and society. Today, I am the social media strategist for Cisco where I work to bring together the full social and digital journey for customers and build a solid social media demand generation pattern for Data Center, SDN (Software-Defined Networking), Cloud, and Enterprise Networks.

As a woman in tech, I also advocate for the role in educating boys and girls in STEM and volunteer and serve as a delegate with the US State Department in the international TechWomen program.

Social Media Week Chicago kicks off on Monday, November 16th. There is still time to purchase your pass and gain access to a week of 200+ speakers, 100+ events, and 1,000+ leaders under one roof.

Tyler Becker

Director of Content, Social Media Week


Tyler is the Director of Content at Crowdcentric and Social Media Week. He writes about digital media, entertainment, emerging tech, Internet silly-billies, mobile apps, and more. Oh, and he likes craft beer, travel, and podcasts.

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