Vice President, Digital - Cognito Media
Marji J. Sherman is the vice president of digital at Cognito Media, a global integrated communications agency with six offices spanning three continents. Cognito's specializes in finance and investment, technology and data, professional services and business markets. Marji works with various clients to help them improve their performance through smarter marketing and design, and build their reputations with compelling content and persuasive digital marketing. An experienced social and digital media marketer, she frequently appears on lists of the top marketers, social media marketers and digital media marketers in the world. Marji is the creator of impactful and memorable campaigns for major brands, including Capital One, UPS, Allstate, eHealth, TruStage, CUNA Mutual Group, United Methodist Church, Anti-Defamation League, B+E Net Lease, and more. She started her widely shared social media and lifestyle blog (www.marjijsherman.com) in 2013 as an outlet for her ideas in the evolving social media space. Within one week, her first blog post went viral. Marji is now considered an important source of information for best practices in social and digital media marketing.As her audience grew, Marji shifted gears and added human interest posts to her blog. In 2014 she started exploring themes of faith, which led to her writing publicly for the first time about her sister's 2011 suicide, and, eventually, her second sister's suicide in 2020. In this new human interest section, she documents her fight against stage 4 endometriosis with tips on how to get through chemo, and how she came to grips with a life-saving hysterectomy in 2018, while staying on top as a digital and social media marketing influencer. In her spare time, Marji is a volunteer prison chaplain, a suicide prevention advocate and a champion of women's health.