Entrepreneur, Technology and Digital Media Expert, Professor and Author
Called a “Digital Dale Carnegie” and the “Tony Robbins of Tech,” Erik Qualman is the author of Socialnomics. Socialnomics made Amazon’s #1 Best-Selling List for the U.S., Japan, UK, Canada, Portugal, Italy, China, Korea and Germany.
5x Bestselling Author and Keynote Speaker Erik Qualman has spoken in over 55 countries and has reached over 50 million people. 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.
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 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.
Qualman’s live performances are unique in that he is a pioneer in video storytelling.
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.
Focus: How to Stop and Focus on What Matters Most
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.
Innovation by Design: 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. Leap over the pitfalls of incremental change and land on a foundation of progressive and practical innovation principles. Future forward!
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.