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ContentTECH Summit Schedule Viewer


Because this year’s event is virtual, you do not need to select your schedule in advance, but we do recommend planning your week ahead of time for an easier time navigating the virtual platform. This agenda is subject to change so check back before the first show day to make sure your preferred sessions are still running as originally scheduled. Please note all times are shown in Eastern Time.

Shafqat IslamCo-Founder & CEONewsCred

Shafqat Islam is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of NewsCred, the global leader in enterprise content marketing platforms. As CEO, Shafqat manages the strategic growth of the company. Since its founding in 2008, NewsCred has empowered the world’s most ambitious brands with powerful technology, the largest and most diverse content offerings and proven, unrivaled expertise. In December 2018, NewsCred proudly launched an Integrated Marketing Edition of their platform, which unifies marketing organizations to drive performance and increase operational efficiency. NewsCred was also named a 'Leader' in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Marketing Platforms three consecutive years ('18, '19 & '20) and most recently, a 'Strong Performer' in the Forrester Wave for Marketing Resource Management, 2020.

 
NewsCred has grown to a 200-person team of technologists, engineers, journalists, and creative content marketers across seven global offices including New York, Colorado, London, and Dhaka. The company is funded by leading investors including FirstMark Capital, FTV Capital, InterWest Partners, and Mayfield Fund.
 
Prior to NewsCred, Shafqat was a Vice President at Merrill Lynch, running technology teams in NYC and Geneva, Switzerland.

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