Shane Snow is an award-winning journalist, celebrated entrepreneur, and the bestselling author of the books Smartcuts: The Breakthrough Power of Lateral Thinking and DREAM TEAMS: Working Together Without Falling Apart, as well as the co-author of The Storytelling Edge. He is founder-at-large of the content technology company Contently, and is a board member of The Hatch Institute, a nonprofit for investigative journalism in the public interest.
Snow's writing has appeared in Fast Company, Wired, and The New Yorker. He's a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and has been called a "Wunderkind" by The New York Times, a "Digital Maverick" by Details, and his work "Insanely addicting" by GQ—though he wishes they had been talking about his abs.
At Contently, we believe in the power of great storytelling. Founded in 2011 by Joe Coleman, Dave Goldberg, and Shane Snow, our mission is to help global enterprises create engaging and accountable content that delivers a superior customer experience.
Contently has become the content marketing solution of choice for the world’s most valuable brands. ContentlyOne is the industry's only product that fuses art with science, integrating technology, talent, and strategy into one unified approach for achieving content mastery.
Headquartered in New York City, Contently works with hundreds of enterprises like American Express, Bayer, Dell, JP Morgan Chase, Marriott, and Walmart. Contently is the recipient of numerous awards, including Digiday's Best Content Marketing Platform, and has been recognized by AdAge, Crain's, Fortune, and Inc. as a Best Place to Work.Sign up for DIS2019