|Birthplace||Guatemala City, Guatemala|
|Southern Methodist University, BBA||2006|
Diego Contreras / Diego Contreras
Esteban Contreras is founder of Social Nerdia, a consultancy focused on the convergence of technology, marketing and social media. http://www.socialnerdia.com
Esteban serves as Director of Strategy for Sprinklr, a leader enterprise SRP (Social Relationship Platform) / SMMS (Social Media Management System) platform. Sprinklr was architected from the group up as a solution for big brands. Clients include Samsung, Dell, Virgin America and Cisco.
Esteban is the author of “SOCIAL STATE: THOUGHTS, STATS, AND STORIES ABOUT THE STATE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN 2013.” http://www.socialstatebook.com
Esteban has world-class level of social strategy experience, and a deep knowledge of the social technology landscape. Rated one of PR News’ 15-to-Watch in 2011, Esteban is the former Social Media Marketing Manager for Samsung USA, where he led strategy, execution and management of the brand’s US social media presence, activations like SXSW interactive, and integration of social tech & game mechanics on campaigns and Samsung.com. He’s been a featured speaker / panelist at conferences like SXSWi, CES, CSM Summit, BlogWorld, The Gamification Summit, Internet Week, DCM East & M2C.
Prior to Samsung, Esteban was a Technology Consultant for the consulting division of Israeli software company Amdocs, Inc.
Esteban has advised and consulted for startups like BUMII, Cucupons, and : ) Fuel.
Born in Guatemala City, Esteban has lived in Dallas TX, Jersey City NJ and now Vancouver BC. You can learn more at www.estebancontreras.com.