Author of Socialnomics and Social Media and Technology Expert
Erik Qualman is an inspirational International Speaker on Digital Leadership, Social Media, Digital Trends and Digital Motivation.
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.com's #1 best-selling list for the US, Japan, UK, Canada, Portugal, Italy, China, Korea and Germany and was a finalist for the "2010 Book of the Year" awarded by the American Marketing Association. His latest book, Digital Leader: 5 Simple Keys to Success and Influence, explores five keys to success and influence in this digital decade that will help you take control of your life, leadership, and legacy.
Listed as a Top 100 Digital Influencer by Fast Company magazine, Qualman is the founder and owner of socialnomics.com, which PC Magazine ranked as a Top 10 Social Media Blog. Qualman also produced "Social Media Revolution," the most-watched social media video series in the world. He also serves as a MBA Professor at the Hult International Business School. Recently, Qualman was named to Business Insider's list of "People to Follow on Twitter" which was compiled as a guide for the most influential users on Twitter. In 2012, he was voted the 2nd "Most Likeable Author in the World" behind Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling.
A frequently requested international speaker, Qualman has helped grow the digital capabilities of many companies for the past 18 years, including Cadillac, EarthLink, EF Education, Yahoo, Travelzoo and AT&T, has been highlighted in esteemed media outlets including: BusinessWeek, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Mashable, USA Today, Financial Times, Forbes, Fortune, CBS Nightly News, and the Huffington Post.