Shain Shapiro

Shain Shapiro is the UK Community Manager of HootSuite.  He does this through his London-based  consultancy, Sound Diplomacy.  Through HootSuite, Shain manages events and workshops throughout the UK.  HootSuite has worked with The Hub, University of Glasgow, Futureproof Liverpool, Boohoo, Save the Children and others in this capacity.
Sound Diplomacy also represents the Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA), Polaris Music Prize, Canadian Music Week and fifteen others in the UK and Europe, programs Canada Day in London (the largest Canadian event outside of Canada) and New York and consults with a number of regional and national governments in the UK, Canada and Brazil.  Shain is also a PhD candidate at Birkbeck, writing a history of popular music funding in Canada and teaches at universities in the UK, Spain and Germany.

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Peter Young Ryan Mckay Julia Logan Beatrice Patman Britt Soeder Matt Whelan Paul May James Murray Guy Levine Christoph C. Cemper Sha Menz David Gerrard Ignacio Lucea Claire Stokoe Tom Telford Al Mackin James Ray Chelsea Blacker Mike Litson Ian Harris Andrew Smith Kelvin Newman Shelli Walsh Paul Reilly Kevin Gibbons Simon Penson Aresha Krishnan Stephen Lock Tim Grice Aleyda Solis Sean Walsh Sam Crocker Stephen Emerson Andrew Girdwood Marcus Tandler Marcus Tober Pete Wailes Andrew Dumont Jeremy Waite James Carson Ross Hudgens Nichola Stott Mike Essex Gerry White David Naylor Nick Garner Andy Barr Danny Ashton Martin MacDonald