Fatima Zaidi

Business Development, Marketing, and Strategy.



Fatima Zaidi has had over ten years of experience in Business Development, Marketing, and Strategy. Her expertise in sales effectiveness and partnerships led to her role as VP of Business Development for Eighty-Eight, a Toronto-based creative communications agency. 

Fatima is also a professional speaker with the National Speakers Bureau leading her to keynote on world stages like Web Summit, Haste & Hustle, DX3 alongside speakers like Gary Vaynerchuk, Arlene Dickenson, and most recently Richard Branson. Fatima is a frequent guest speaker, event host, and moderator for organizations including the Retail Council of Canada, and American Marketing Association.

Fatima is a commentator for Global News and BNN, and she contributes to The Globe and Mail, Huffington Post, Financial Post and BetaKit. She was named a top 30 under 30 marketer and brand developer in 2016, one of Flare Magazine’s Top 100 Canadian Women, Notables Young Professional of the Year for 2018, and was a finalist for the 2017 Toronto Board of Trade Young Excellence Awards. She also teaches classes on sales and business development at local tech school Camp Tech. .

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Fatima Zaidi  – Co-founder, CEO of Quill, & VP of Business Development at Eighty-Eight

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Top 30 under 30 Marketers and Brand Developers for 2016

Other Acheivements

Fatima is a commentator for Global News, a content writer for Globe & Mail. Huffington Post and Betakit and was named one of marketing magazines top 30 under 30 marketers and brand developers for 2016. In 2017 she was also listed as Flare’s Top 100 Canadian Women. Fatima spends her evenings teaching sales classes at Camp Tech and Red Academy.

I can help you with Sales/Business Development Consulting

Identify and present competitive strengths, and find new clients and avoid common sales mistakes

Evaluate the difference between CRM systems and determine which one you should be using

Understand the difference between Saas sales vs enterprise sales tactics and their respective strategies.

I am available for freelance projects.

Let’s work together!



Marketing Magazine


Be The Next Her


Notable Life

Global News

Global News

Global News

Huffington Post


The Globe and Mail

ITWorld Canada

Digital Marketing Radio

You Inc

Thrive In Canada

Convince and Convert

Haste and Hustle

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