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Fatima Zaidi

Fatima Zaidi

CEO & Founder, Quill

About Fatima Zaidi

Fatima Zaidi is the Founder and CEO at Quill Inc., an award-winning production agency specializing in corporate audio, and CoHost, a podcast growth and analytics tool. As a member of the National Speakers Bureau, Fatima has spoken at various events leading her to keynote on world stages alongside speakers like Gary Vaynerchuk. In addition to being a commentator for BNN Bloomberg, she is a frequent contributor to publications including The Globe and Mail, and Huffington Post, and has also been featured in publications like Forbes and Entrepreneur. Over the past few years she has won the Young Professional of the Year by Notable Life, Veuve Clicquot’s Bold Future Award, The Women in Content Marketing Award, and one of Flare Magazine’s Top 100 Women. Quill was also listed in 2023 as one of Canada’s fastest growing companies by the Globe & Mail.

Get to know Fatima Zaidi

What are your hopes for the next generation of women in tech?
It’s often times where women are afraid of being too promotional, opinionated or aggressive. So my hope is that all women raise their hand, take the plunge, take credit for your successes, and know that nobody else has more or less a right to be doing what you are.

What’s the greatest piece of advice you have ever received?
The best advice i've ever gotten is to focus my entire sales strategy on building relationships and providing value to your community which I have found to be a much more sustainable long term approach.