Erik Qualman

Author of Socialnomics and Social Media and Technology Expert

Called 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 New York Times, WSJ, USA Today, ABC News, Financial Times, 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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    Leadership, Social Media, Technology

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    Texas

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Erik Qualman

Social Media Revolution 2015 #Socialnomics

My Digital Stamp: Erik Qualman at TEDxNashville

Called 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 New York Times, WSJ, USA Today, ABC News, Financial Times, 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.

To book social media and technology speaker Erik Qualman call Executive Speakers Bureau at 800-754-9404.

Digital Leadership & Motivation

Digital leaders are made - not born. Learn the 5 Habits that all digitalleaders practice. Learn to create profitable & innovative disruption in the marketplace. Keywords:Leadership, Motivating Gen Y, Digital Dale Carnegie, Innovation

Digital Reputation

Privacy is dead. Learn the new rules of reputation for your brand, employees andfamily. Digital reputations are determining the success of everything. Keywords: personal & brandreputation, digital footprint, digital identity, employee/student training, online ratings, customer service

Disruptive Innovation

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 edgeto ensure your organization is not only on the correct path, but ahead of the curve. Most importantlyhe explores how to infuse more disruption and innovation into your business. Keywords: disruption,futurist, trends, mobile, cloud, innovation, social media, Socialnomics

Sony

“Erik not only delivered on Sony PlaystaJon’s high standards, but also raised the bar to a new high that few will be able to match. His presentaJon delivered a perfect mix of thought leadership, trends, and the building blocks required to thrive in this era of digital and social/ mobile currency.

Starbucks

“Erik Qualman’s keynote was the highlight of our Starbucks Conference. He is one of the most engaging and entertaining speakers we’ve come across, and was able to make the content relevant to our audience and fiBng to our theme. His depth of insight and breadth of examples have prompted us to shiD our thinking on leadership.”

NYU Stern School of Business

"Qualman is to digital leadership what Deming is to quality and Drucker to management."

Coach, Inc.

“Erik brought us up-­-to-­-the-­-minute knowledge of digital trends & leadership in an entertaining and inspiraJonal way. He also helped us see the relevance of those trends to our current and future business."
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