Erik Qualman Keynote Speaker

  • Founder of Equalman Studios
  • Author of #1 Best-Selling International book, "Socialnomics" (2012)
  • Popular motivational speaker

Erik Qualman's Biography

Erik Qualman is a globally recognized digital media keynote speaker and bestselling author. He often called the modern “Tony Robbins of Tech” and the “Digital Dale Carnegie,”. He has been voted the 2nd most likeable author in the world, behind Harry Potter’s J.K. Rowling.

He is 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. His studio wrote and produced the world’s most-watched social media video “Social Media Revolution”.

He is the owner and Founder of the website socialnomics.com, ranked by PCMagazine as a top 10 social media blog. He has been named a Top 100 Digital Influencer by Fast Company, and he made Forbes’ Top 50 Power Influencer list. For almost two decades, Qualman has helped a vast number of clients grow their digital online presence and capabilities including EarthLink, Travelzoo, EF Education, Cadillac, Yahoo, and AT&T.

He has written 5x bestselling books on digital leadership, including ‘Socialnomics’, which has been on 60 Minutes, the Wall Street Journal and used by NBCUniversal and NASA. His book ‘What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube’ was nominated for a Pulitzer prize. His most recent book is titled ‘How To Sell On LinkedIn: 30 Tips In 30 Days’.

A former sitting professor at MIT & Harvard’s edX labs, his books are used as university classroom material throughout the world. Qualman is a Masters of Business Administration Professor at the Hult International Business School, a private global business school with campus locations in San Francisco, London, New York City, Dubai, Boston, and Shanghai.

He sits on the boards of Bazaarvoice Inc., WannaBeeSocial, and Manumatix.

Erik achieved a BA from Michigan State University and an MBA from The University of Texas.

Qualman is a top keynote speaker and expert on digital leadership, disruptive innovation, digital reputation and digital trends. He shares cutting edge techniques and methods with his audiences to shift their thinking and create a fruitful platform for profitable results. Erik has performed in 45 countries for organizations such as Coach, Chase, PlayStation, Facebook, Starbucks, Chrysler, Nokia, and Google.

Speaking topics include:

  • Digital Leadership: The 5 Simple Habits of Digital Leaders
  • Focus: How & What to Focus On in a World of Change
  • Innovation by Design: Becoming the Disruptor vs. the Disrupted
  • Socialnomics: Winning Customers Hearts and Minds at Scale
  • Digital Transformation: We don’t have a choice on whether we digitally transform, the choice is on how well we do it
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Videos of Erik Qualman

Keynote Speaker Erik Qualman | Speaker Reel
Keynote Speaker Erik Qualman | Speaker Reel
Virtual Speaker Erik Qualman
Virtual Speaker Erik Qualman
Opening Keynote- Erik Qualman, author of Socialnomics (2013)
Opening Keynote- Erik Qualman, author of Socialnomics (2013)
TEDx | The Future of Social Commerce
TEDx | The Future of Social Commerce
Digital Leadership
Digital Leadership
IZEAFest 2017: Erik Qualman
IZEAFest 2017: Erik Qualman

Books by Erik Qualman

The Focus Project
Socialnomics
What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube
How To Sell On LinkedIn: 30 Tips In 30 Day

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