Toby Daniels is an entrepreneur with a passion for emerging media, technology and open innovation. Daniels is the Chief Innovation Officer at Adweek, the leading source of news and insight serving the brand marketing ecosystem. He is also the Founder & Chair of Social Media Week, which Adweek acquired in January 2021.Prior to the acquisition, Social Media Week was owned and operated by Crowdcentric Media, which Daniels led as CEO for over ten years. Social Media Week is a worldwide event that takes place in more than 24 cities exploring the social, cultural and economic impact of social media.Daniels is also an advisor to a number of companies including Simon Data, a SaaS marketing platform that helps clients deliver better customer experiences using data and Grand, a personal finance app where people save to win cash prizes.As a thought leader in media, marketing and technology, Daniels has been featured in mainstream and trade media, including articles on CNN.com, The NY Times, The Next Web, Huffington Post, AdWeek, PSFK and Fast Company. He speaks regularly at conferences and has given talks at PdF Latin America in Chile, Social Media Brazil, The Co-Creation Conference, Phoenix and SXSW. In 2013, The Next Web named Daniels as one of New York’s 50 NYC Tech Entrepreneurs You Need to Know About.In addition to his entrepreneurial endeavors, Daniels is also a passionate contributor to a number of non-profit organizations. He serves on the senior board for CampInteractive which empowers at-risk, inner-city youth through the inspiration of the outdoors, and the creative power of technology and passionately supports charity:water, a New York based organization which aims to provide clean and safe drinking to people in developing countries. In 2014 Daniels co-curated the book “On! The Future of Now,” with the proceeds going towards supporting clean water projects in the developing world.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Toby Daniels and other top speakers and celebrities.