Tinzar Than Sherman
As CEO and Co-Founder, Tinzar heads up the Digital Media Wire events team and manages many of the company’s most significant relationships across its events and publishing properties. Since joining the company in 2002, Tinzar has been instrumental in building relationships with leading companies in the media, entertainment and technology industries. Her clients range from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups and cover such industries as games, music, film, television, publishing, mobile and Internet commerce. Tinzar is also a core member of the company’s corporate strategy team and is active in building new partnerships and launching products and events.
Tinzar is active in global media affairs. She helped launch the solo career of K-POP artist Jay Park serving as the artist’s business manager and social and digital media director. She managed the launch of his website and oversaw digital and social media strategy across the globe working with fan clubs, social media platforms, Asian and U.S. tour promoters, label executives (Warner Music) and brand marketers (LEVI Strauss) among others.
Prior to joining Digital Media Wire as Marketing Director in 2002, Tinzar was Communications Manager at the Beverly Hills Hotel. During her term, she was in charge of installing and managing DSL lines and the management of the hotel’s Communications staff. She handled the hotel’s relationships with mobile service providers, managed the Department’s budget, payroll, phone equipment and office supply inventories. Prior to that, Tinzar held management positions at the Four Seasons Hotel at Beverly Hills, the Chateau Marmont in Hollywood and the world-renowned Halekulani Hotel in Waikiki, Honolulu.
Tinzar holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a major in Hotel & Restaurant Management and a minor in Japanese. She is a fluent Burmese, Thai, and English speaker and speaks conversational Japanese.