About Janet Fouts

At first glance, social media can feel immediate, frenzied, and incomprehensible. But to Janet Fouts, the online space presents an opportunity to develop authentic, long-term relationships through mindfulness and generosity. She entertains and inspires audiences to think more consciously about social media strategy, brand reputation management, and content design.  Janet is a widely-recognized expert on digital marketing.

Janet  is also the author of six books on social media and is an Amazon bestseller. Her articles are syndicated on influential websites such as Social Media Today, Ragan.com, and Business 2 Community. Janet travels around the world to speak at conferences and to private companies. Her insights are often surprising and illuminating. Attendees describe her as “cogent and to the point” and “clear and knowledgeable.” They say “Janet provides just the right amount of authoritative and credible presence while being very warm, funny and approachable at the same time.”

In addition to writing, speaking, consulting, Janet is the Founder and CEO of Tatu Digital Media. For over twenty years, her firm has conducted digital marketing strategy work, account and brand reputation management, content optimization, and more. Janet served as a board member of San Francisco Women on the Web, and the Social Media Club She is an active member of Women in Technology, the Silicon Valley American Marketing Association, the Green & Sustainability Innovators & Innovation Network. She lives in San Jose, California.

Janet is listed as the Top 50 over 50 by Brand Quarterly Magazine and Top 100 Giving Influencers on Twitter by Give Local America.