Adam Naide

Adam Naide is Executive Director of Marketing for Social Media at Cox Communications, where he leads overall strategy and execution for all of the company’s social media activities including audience engagement, campaigns, demand creation and retention. Every week, over six million consumers and small businesses engage with Cox Communications on Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, Pinterest, Google Plus, and Linked In. Cox Business connects online with small & mid-size businesses from its small business blog, Cox Blue. In 2012, Adam was named a “Top Ten Social Media Maven” by Multichannel News and to Cable Fax’s Digital Hot List. You can follow Adam on Twitter at @adamnaide where he tweets about social media, and his other passion, cereal. Adam holds a bachelor’s degree from Emory University and an MBA from the University of Georgia. Naide lives in Alpharetta, Ga., with his wife, Karen, and two teenage children.

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