Loading Preparing Cameras

Zain Raj

About

Zain is the President & CEO of Shapiro + Raj, a top-ten independent research and insights company in North America with offices in Chicago, New York, London and Sydney. Zain is also the founder and CEO of zednext, an ideas incubator that takes an objective and disruptive look at issues and trends to help marketers and business leaders realize their full potential in a data-driven, digitally-led and insights-driven world. Most recently he was CEO of Epsilon Agency Services (EAS), the largest global CRM and Digital agency. He was previously CEO of Euro RSCG Discovery, as well as the agency’s global practice leader of retail brands. He has also held senior leadership roles at FCB Worldwide, JWT and Grey. Zain is author of Brand Rituals™: How Successful Brands Bond with Customers for Life, an Amazon marketing and sales bestseller, which posits a new approach to building strong and sustainable brands in today’s hyper-complex business and marketing environment. He is a sought-after speaker on how marketers can build their businesses and improve their brand value in this evolving landscape of big-data, mobility, digitization and commoditization. He passionately espouses the view that marketing needs to change people’s behavior not just attitudes. And, brands need to forge strong relationships with their core customers by solving real problems in a meaningful yet distinct way. An evangelist for innovation and strong believer in empowering others, Zain has contributed his insights to The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Fast Company, Forbes, Crain’s and publications of the nation’s top business schools. Zain is a member of the Executive’s Club of Chicago. He formerly sat on the Board of Directors of the Retail Advertising and Marketing Association and the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce. He serves on the board of Junior Achievement, TiE Midwest and is Co-Chairman of the American India Foundation Annual Gala.
Videos (1)
Turning Information Into Powerful Business-Building Inspiration
Company Spotlight in Tech
Allant Group
videos (2)
Gaurav Issar
Middleground IT
videos (1)
Sagar Pandya
uBack
videos (1)
Kaitlin Reimann
TimeZoneOne
videos (1)
Daniel Thomas
alligatortek
videos (2)
Sid Bala
SMB Help Desk, Inc.
videos (1)
Matthew Cleaver
Peanut App
videos (1)
Michelle Kennedy
Sunderland Coaching
videos (1)
Debra Sunderland
Jiobit
videos (2)
Chris Houghton
Intetics, Inc.
videos (2)
Fusion92
videos (1)
Matt Murphy
Market Track
videos (1)
Kristopher Kubicki
ParqEx
videos (1)
Vivek Mehra
mLevel
videos (1)
Dave Cutler
DragonSpears
videos (1)
Patrick Emmons
Impact Engine
videos (1)
Jessica Droste Yagan
Infiniteach
videos (1)
Katie Hench
i.c.stars
videos (1)
Sandee Kastrul
Blue1647
videos (1)
Emile Cambry
Sage Clarity Solutions
videos (1)
John Oskin
Infutor Data Solutions
videos (1)
Gary Walter
Elevate
videos (1)
Larry Bak
Addison Group
videos (1)
Tom Moran
Steadfast Networks
videos (2)
Karl Zimmerman
HubTran
videos (1)
Matt Bernstein
Framework CareFree IT
videos (1)
Ben Kohn
Tanvas
videos (1)
Greg Topel
Punchkick Interactive
videos (2)
Zak Dabbas
Swap Motors
videos (1)
Sanjay Patel
Bacon Sports
videos (2)
Rob Cressy
Champion Healthcare Technologies
videos (1)
Peter Casady
Signature Retail Services
videos (1)
Dan Perry
Broadwind Energy
videos (1)
Peter Duprey
Sales Engine
videos (1)
Craig Wortmann
Hyde Park Venture Partners
videos (1)
Guy Turner
Gympass
videos (1)
Sean Flynn
Accretive Health Inc.
videos (1)
Dr. Emad Rizk
Truss Holdings, Inc.
videos (1)
Bobby Goodman
TextNinja Co.
videos (1)
JIM RAMIREZ
Fresh Content Society
videos (1)
Scott Emalfarb
Red Caffeine
videos (3)
Kathy Steele
WiredScore
videos (1)
Entara
videos (1)
Linda Maclachlan
Chicago Inno
videos (1)
Will Flanagan
Clear Automation, LLC
videos (1)
John DeBlasio
PeopleVine
videos (2)
Jordan Gilman
Belmont Trading Company
videos (1)
Igor Boguslavsky
ExerciseBuddy
videos (1)
David Geslak