Nadya Khoja

Head of Marketing, Venngage

Nadya Khoja

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Upon realizing that her decision to pursue a theatre degree would lead to a life of little to no financial growth, Nadya decided to complete a Masters Degree in Digital Media.

Soon after that she began her work at Venngage Infographics, where she was told she would be trained in digital marketing en lieu of her lack of experience. Three years later and Nadya is still at Venngage wondering when she will get the training she was promised.

Eventually Nadya became obsessed will all things related to SEO and Content Marketing, and with the help of her team, managed to lead to an 800% growth in acquisition and monetization for Venngage, but she prefers to take sole credit for it when asked. Her co-workers have described her as “wildly unpredictable”, “a weirdo” and “bald”, all of which are true.

Nadya has written for and been featured on publications such as Forbes, The Next Web, Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, Mashable, Wired and CBC News.

Comedy Keynote: Nadya Khoja

Keynote Date & Time: May 2, 2:20pm – 2:40pm

Description: Nadya Khoja is a Visual Content and Digital Marketing Specialist. She is the Head of Marketing for Venngage, an online infographic and poster maker. She’s been featured in Forbes, Mashable, The Next Web, CBC News, Huffington Post and Entrepreneur. She runs Drunk Entrepreneurs [], a web-series where she shares marketing and growth strategies after a few drinks. She is also very loud despite being very small.

In this keynote, attendees will learn 5 proven, unconventional and risky strategies to build up your followers, achieve press mentions, snag lots of free stuff and gain industry recognition, with some small risk of getting sued. Life is short, so why not go for it and join the influencer community!

Session Name: 12 Principles of Viral Content

Session Date & Time: May 3, 3:05pm – 3:45pm

Description: There are literally millions of blog posts published a day. Getting people to see your content—let alone read it—can feel downright impossible sometimes. Moreover, people tend to spend more time consuming content on the sites they trust, so how can you ensure that your writing gets picked up and published by major publications? Stop trying to publish dozens of articles a week in the hopes that one will bring in the traffic you want. Instead, learn the 12 principles for creating really great content that editors simply can’t resist, and get your writing featured on big name sites like Forbes, Wired, The Next Web, Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, FastCompany, and more.

In this session you’ll learn:

– How to identify and “highjack” trending topics
– Why challenging the status quo will make your content more “shareable”
– How to create highly engaging content that appeals to multiple audiences
– Setting up a process for envisioning what content your audience actually wants