Founder + CEO
Thomas Sanchez, Founder and CEO of Social Driver, is an innovator and entrepreneur focused on the intersection of marketing and technology. Under his leadership, Social Driver was named the 7th fastest growing agency in the United States (The Agency 100) and one of “DC’s Coolest Companies” (DCInno). Thomas is an advocate for innovation in education, diversity in business, and inclusion in technology. He was named a Minority Business Leader by the Washington Business Journal and appointed by the mayor of Washington D.C. as an advisor to the district government. Whether building businesses, mentoring young entrepreneurs or working with clients, Thomas believes that the future is bright, progress is social and the drivers make history.
Co-Founder + CSO
Anthony Shop, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Social Driver, is a pioneer in the field of digital media. Starting from a deep belief that the future is bright and people come before technology, Anthony has sparked innovative strategies that have produced remarkable results for some of the world’s most beloved companies and organizations. A former journalist and press secretary, Anthony is the first new media professional to be elected to the prestigious National Press Club’s Board of Governors. He founded the Club’s popular “Get It Online” digital media series, which has hosted luminaries from CNN, NASA and The White House to discuss media trends. Anthony’s views on digital media have been featured by the BBC, CBS and USA Today, and he has been featured as a keynote speaker at conferences across the globe, from Singapore and London to New York and Miami.