Shane Snow is an award-winning entrepreneur and journalist, currently the Chief Creative Officer of Contently, a technology company he co-founded in 2010 with the mission to create a better media world. Contently has helped more than 30,000 freelance journalists build better careers and get work, and provides publishing tools and creative talent for major brands including American Express, GE, and Coca-Cola.
Shane's writing has appeared in Wired Magazine, The New Yorker, Fast Company, and Advertising Age. He has been named one of Details Magazine's "Digital Mavericks," one of Forbes's "30 Under 30 Media Innovators," a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, and a member of LinkedIn's exclusive Influencer program, where he blogs alongside Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and Martha Stewart.
Shane's first book, SMARTCUTS: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success, was recently published by Harper Collins and has been rated one of the top business books of the fall.