Speaker Biography


Shira Lazar 

TitleCEO, What's Trending
BioShira Lazar is the Co-Founder/CEO and Host of the Emmy Nominated live interactive daily show and millenial media brand, What's Trending. What’s Trending announced a strategic partnership with Sinclair Broadcasting’s circa.com in 2017 to develop original programming, branded entertainment and social video across their platforms including a daily live show, Circa Pop Live! hosted by Shira Lazar. She also recently hosted the weekly podcast with On Tour With Live Nation with Westwood One.

In 2006, Shira joined HLN as a West Coast contributor for "The Daily Share" covering all things social media and digital trends for the network. Prior to launching What's Trending, Shira launched the talk show of YouTube, Partner's Project, interviewing the biggest YouTube stars. As the leading broadcaster and interviewer in the digital space, Shira has been the face of the biggest live-streams on the web from awards show to red carpet premieres including, The Oscars, The Grammys, Tony Awards among many others. Lazar is a Webby Awards Honoree, Streamy Awards and IAWTV Winner For Best Web Series Live Host.

She has also been named one of Fast Company’s Most Influential Women in Technology, Huffington Post’s “Women in Tech to follow on Twitter”, honored on the Variety Women of Impact list and Cynopsis Top Women In Digital. A digital trailblazer, she speaks at conferences around the world, is a regular contributor on The Huffington Post, Inc. and Entrepreneur and appears frequently on networks like Bloomberg TV, CNN and Fox News Channel discussing Internet culture and digital trends.  

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