Tariq Ahmad

Social Media Business Manager for IBM and Social Media Adjunct Professor. Founder #smsports, host #smsportschat Thursdays 9p ET.

Created and taught first-ever social media course at University of Northern Colorado. Currently teach social media & learning course at Columbia University.

Completed PhD with research focused on Social Media & the NBA (http://gradworks.umi.com/35/23/3523412.html)

Forbes 2014 Top 100 must-follow sports business Twitter accounts: http://www.forbes.com/sites/maurybrown/2014/12/08/the-top-100-must-follow-sports-business-twitter-accounts-of-2014/

Creator of SportShadow, a site that tracks Foursquare and Facebook Places at sports venues (sportshadow.com)

Podcast from SXSW on my presentation (social media and the NBA): http://sxsw.com/node/7397

Whitepaper on Sports and Location-Based Services (LBS): http://www.scribd.com/doc/61725619/Sports-LBS-Whitepaper

Presentation from Gravity Summit on SportShadow: http://prezi.com/e2h0ky-dmbez/sportshadow/

Please feel free to reach out if we share similar interests and we can discuss more (t@tariq.me)