John Paul Souza is the founder and chief strategist of Social
Media Magic, the industry’s most trusted social media training
and management firm. Under his direction, the firm has seen
explosive growth marked by a recent Mashable Awards nomination
in the Best Social Media Service category, the launch and
record expansion of Social Media Marketing University (SMMU), and the exponential
increase in the number of clients and students. Since SMMU’s launch, thousands of
business professionals from across the globe have participated in the program making
it one of the largest and most diverse social media training programs in the world.
John is also an author and highly sought-after speaker, and was most recently voted
Social Media Marketer of the Year by the Tech Marketing Awards. Over 75,000 rising
and established business leaders have registered to participate in his weekly webinars.
An innovator and thought leader, he continues to transform the way businesses think
about and implement social media, and his efforts have caught the attention of high
profile media outlets, including Forbes America’s Most Promising Companies campaign
and The Michael Gerber Show, hosted by the author of “The E-Myth Revisited.”
John is a former finance industry executive who has held key roles at JP Morgan
Chase and Bank America Capital Management Group. He is a graduate of New York
University Stern School of Business and completed the MIT Entrepreneurship Development
Program at MIT Sloan School of Management.
To learn more about John, Social Media Magic or Social Media Marketing University,
visit www.socialmediamagic.com and www.smmu.com.