Calleded a Digital Dale Carnegie and the Tony Robbins of Tech, Erik Qualman is the author Socialnomics. 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 be voted the 2nd “Most Likeable Author in the World” behind Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube is being adopted by the top universities and global brands and is nominated for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize.
Qualman has performed in 44 countries with: Coach, Chase, Sony PlayStation, National Restaurant Association, IBM, Facebook, SCG Thailand,ADP, Starbucks, M&M/Mars, National Retail Federation, Cartier, Bertelsmann, Raytheon, Chrysler, Small Business League, Montblanc, Dairy & Deli Association,TEDx, Polo, UGG, Nokia, Google,AutoTrader and others. Qualman gave the commencement address at the McCombs Business School (University of Texas). He has shared the stage with: Al Gore, Peyton Manning, Julie Andrews, Magic Johnson, Malcolm Gladwell, Bill O’Reilly, Jeff Bezos, Howard Schultz, Brett Favre,Tony Hawk, Jay Leno, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Alan Mulally, and many others of note. He is no stranger to the executive suite, having served as the Head of Marketing at Travelzoo (TZOO).Yet, he may be best known for writing and producing the world’s most watched social media video. His work has been highlighted on 60 Minutes, The NewYorkTimes, WSJ,USAToday, ABC News,FinancialTimes,Forbes, CBS News, and The Huffington Post. He also helped achieve the Guinness Book of World Record for the longest continuous podcast.
Socialnomics was a finalist for the”Book of the Year.” Fast Company lists Professor Qualman as a Top 100 Digital Influencer. He made Forbes Top 50 Power Influencer list. Qualman was Academic All-Big Ten in basketball at Michigan State University and been honored as the Michigan State University Alum of the Year. Qualman has an MBA from the McCombs School of Business.A proud husband and father, he lives with his wife and two daughters in Austin.
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Digital Leadership and Motivation
Digital leaders are made – not born. Learn the 5 Habits that all digital leaders practice. Learn to create profitable & innovative disruption in the marketplace. Keywords: Leadership, Motivating Gen Y, Digital Dale Carnegie, Innovation.
Privacy is dead. Learn the new rules of reputation for your brand, employees and family. Digital reputations are determining the success of everything. Keywords: personal & brand reputation, digital footprint, digital identity, employee/student training, online ratings, customer service
What technologies are emerging? Merging? How do I harness the power of Socialnomics? Qualman explores which innovative trends are cutting edge and which are bleeding edge to ensure your organization is not only on the correct path, but ahead of the curve. Most importantly he explores how to infuse more disruption and innovation into your business. Keywords: disruption, futurist, trends, mobile, cloud, innovation, social media, Socialnomics
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.
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.
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.
We couldn’t have been more pleased with choosing Erik Qualman as a Keynote for our 2018 Summit! His presentation and presence at the event was AMAZING!!! He has a wonderful energy and a presentation that truly resonates with the attendees. His interaction with conference participants during the book signing was also quite extraordinary for a speaker of his caliber. He personally connected with each and every person, and created an infectious positive buzz for our closing day!
– Director, Planning & Operations, GTDC
His depth of insight and breadth of examples have prompted us to shift our thinking on leadership
– , STARBUCKS
Equalman raised the bar to a new high that few will be able to match. His presentation delivered a perfect mix of thought leadership, trends, and the building blocks required to thrive in this digital era
– , SONY PLAYSTATION
Qualman was dynamic and inspiring. We appreciated that he tailored his presentation to suit our agency and office
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