Keynote speaker Erik Qualman is an author and international expert on social media, digital trends and digital leadership. He is a Pulitzer Prize nominee and has been highlighted in numerous media outlets including: BusinessWeek, New York Times, WSJ, CBS Nightly News, and The Huffington Post.
Reasons to book Erik Qualman
- He is the #1 bestselling author of five books on digital leadership and was voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter’s J.K. Rowling.
- Qualman has helped grow the digital capabilities of many companies including Cadillac, EarthLink, EF Education, Yahoo, Travelzoo and AT&T.
Called a Digital Dale Carnegie, Erik Qualman is the author of Socialnomics: How social media transforms the way we live and do business. Socialnomics made Amazon’s #1 Best Selling List for the US, Japan, UK, Canada, Portugal, Italy, China, Korea and Germany. His book, Digital Leader, helped him to be voted the 2nd “Most Likeable Author in the World”.
Socialnomics was a finalist for the “2010 Book of the Year” awarded by the American Marketing Association. Qualman produced “Social Media Revolution” the most watched social media video series in the world and it has been used by NASA to the National Guard. Fast Company Magazine listed him as a Top 100 Digital Influencer.
Erik Qualman is a frequently requested international speaker and has been highlighted in numerous media outlets including: BusinessWeek, The New York Times, WSJ, Mashable, USA Today, Financial Times, Forbes, Fortune, CBS Nightly News, and The Huffington Post. He has been fortunate to share the stage with Julie Andrews, Al Gore, Tony Hawk, Jay Leno, Jeffrey Katzenberg and many others.
Erik Qualman is an MBA Professor at the Hult International Business School. He is also the founder and owner of socialnomics.com which PC Magazine ranked as a Top 10 Social Media Blog. He sits on the Advisory Boards of Manumatix, ShopVisible and Bazaarvoice Inc. Qualman holds a BA from Michigan State University and an MBA from The University of Texas.
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