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Erik Qualman        

Top Digital Transformation Expert, Futurist & Bestselling Author

Number 1 Best-Selling Author and Keynote Speaker Erik Qualman has performed in 55 countries and reached 50 million people.

His Socialnomics work has been on publications from 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by the National Guard to NASA. His book, "Digital Leader" propelled him to be voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Po1er's J.K. Rowling.

His most requested keynote topics include: Innovation, Leadership, Digital Leadership, Future Trends and Digital Transformation. He has partnered with brands such as Starbucks, Raytheon, Chase, Sony, National Guard, IBM, Airgas, Disney and over 200 Universities. Qualman was formerly a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT’s edX labs. NYU Stern signified that Qualman is to digital leadership what Deming is to quality and Drucker is to management. Qualman received an honorary doctorate for his groundbreaking work "What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube." Qualman is also the founder of Equalman Studios which has produced film and animation projects for the likes of Disney, Cartier, CompuCom, Chase, Hearts on Fire, IBM, and many other global brands.

"What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube" helped Qualman be listed by Forbes and Fortune as a Top 100 Digital Influencer. His business books are used in over 200 universities and he has received an honorary doctorate for his groundbreaking work.

"How to Sell on LinkedIn" is becoming mandatory reading for sales teams.

Speech Topics


Digital Transformation: Design Your Future

We don’t have a choice on whether we digitally transform, the choice is how well we do it. Leaders this digital decade are made—not born. The key is not only understanding social media, IoT, mobile, AI, Blockchain, but, more importantly, understanding how they work together. This session will give you tips and tricks on how to implement current and future digital trends to maximize your organization’s impact on the world.

Socialnomics: Winning Customers’ Hearts and Minds at Scale

Based on his #1 Bestseller, Qualman dives into the powerful concept of Socialnomics. Word-­of­-Mouth is on digital steroids and has transformed into World-of-Mouth. Organizations must learn the new rules of social, mobile, and beyond or they will miss this once-in-a-generation opportunity to earn customers’ loyalty and drive long-term success. Socialnomics is the key to winning customers’ hearts, minds, and wallets.

Innovation by Design Thinking: Becoming the Disruptor vs. the Disrupted

To ensure you are the disruptor versus the disrupted, you must understand societal shifts and instill a culture of creativity around them. This session looks at key future trends and their impact on your organization. Qualman provides the roadmap for your organization’s digital transformation by means of design thinking. Leap over the pitfalls of incremental change and land on a foundation of progressive and practical innovation principles. Future forward!

Focus: How to Focus in an Unfocused World

What’s the difference between winners and losers in a digitally distracted society? Focus. Winners focus on what matters most. While simple, it’s not easy. The #1 killer of promising careers, teams, and businesses is a lack of focus. We either try to do too much, or we put our time, treasures, and trust into the wrong buckets. Qualman shares specific focus techniques used by the world’s most successful people and organizations.

Digital Leadership: The 5 Simple Habits of Digital Leaders

Leaders this digital decade are made—not born. The key is understanding the balance of offline and online. Using profound and practical research, Qualman showcases the 5 Habits that drive success & happiness for employees, partners and customers in a WiFi World. Qualman reveals new techniques including Posting-It-Forward, Being FLAWsome, and other insights to positively impact and transform your audience & organization.

News


Erik Qualman – Café Quill
Erik Qualman is a marketing expert and best-selling author of Socialnomics, Digital Leader and What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube. Fast Company ...
Erik Qualman to deliver annual Murphy USA Lecture at SAU on Sept ...
Erik Qualman, technology and social media expert, will be the guest speaker at the upcoming Murphy USA Lecture at Southern Arkansas University Thursday, ...
Erik Qualman to deliver annual Murphy USA Lecture at SAU on Sept ...
Erik Qualman, technology and social media expert, will be the guest speaker at the upcoming Murphy USA Lecture at Southern Arkansas University Thursday, ...
Erik Qualman | Socialnomics
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Erik Qualman: Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek
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