Simon Tam

Portland, OR

Simon is a digital/social media marketing strategist and a champion for social justice issues.

His approach to marketing and activism has been highlighted in thousands of media features around the world, including: BBC World Service, NPR, TIME Magazine, MTV, HBO, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, MSNBC, CBS, USA Today, Huffington Post, and thousands more. He's been a featured presenter at SXSW, MusicFestNW, Comic-Con, Stanford University, the University of British Columbia, and many more.

Simon is best known as the founder of The Slants, the world’s first and only all-Asian American dance rock band, and Last Stop Booking, one of the more influential voices on independent music marketing.

He is a best-selling author in the Nonprofit Organizations & Charities and the Music Business categories on His music has won multiple "Album of the Year" and "Editor's Choice" awards.

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