Erik Qualman

Erik Qualman - Motivation Strategies Leadership Technology  speaker


About Erik Qualman - Speaker on Digital Leadership:

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 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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What Erik Qualman Talks About:
#1 bestselling author and motivational speaker Erik Qualman has performed in 47 countries and reached 23 million people this decade. His books have propelled him to be voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling. His entertaining, educating, and empowering approach reaches audiences of all ages with an inspiring message around maximizing your leadership, reputation, and innovation potential. 

Qualman motivates audiences to produce and protect their best. His video-storytelling style captivates audiences and showcases how successful and happy people are able to find the right offline & online balance in their over-scheduled lives. Interwoven in this inspirational message are practical tips and takeaways that directly impact the bottom line for your organization. This entertaining, educating, and empowering performance will ensure your organization is the disruptor versus the disrupted. 

The 5 Habits of Modern Leadership: Leaders are Made, Not Born.
Learn the 5 habits all successful leaders practice to achieve success and happiness in our hectically paced world.

Redefining & Ruling Your Reputation: Privacy is Dead. 
Learn the new rules for producing and protecting your best reputation both offline and online. Digital Reputations are fast determining the success of everything and everyone.

Being the Disruptor vs. the Disrupted: What Technologies are Emerging? Merging? 
What is the future? Qualman separates the signal from the noise around which trends to watch helping ensure your organization is not only on the correct path, but ahead of the curve. In entertaining fashion he explores how to infuse more disruptive innovation into your organization

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Qualman is to social media what Demming is to quality and Drucker to management.

Scott Galloway, Professor of Marketing, NYU Stern School of Business

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