Erik Qualman

 About

About Erik Qualman - Top Technology Speaker, #1 Bestselling Author & Futurist:

#1 Best Selling Author and Keynote Speaker Erik Qualman has performed in 55 countries and reached 50 million people.

His Socialnomics work has been on 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by the National Guard to NASA. His book Digital Leader propelled him to be voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling.

What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube helped Qualman be listed by Forbes and Fortune as a Top100 Digital Influencer. His business books are used in over 200 universities and he has received an honorary doctorate for his groundbreaking work.

How to Sell on LinkedIn is becoming mandatory reading for sales teams. Qualman was formerly a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT’s edX labs.

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 Topics

What Erik Qualman Talks About:

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 Focus in an Unfocused World

The difference between winners and losers in this digitally distracted is … Focus. Winners are constantly focusing on the important versus the immediate. While it sounds 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 0me, treasures and trust into the wrong buckets. Qualman shares his two-year focus project—providing practical focus techniques used by the world’s most successful people and organizations. Learn the power of focusing in
a world of change.

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!
Ensure you are the disruptor versus the disrupted by designing and installing a culture of creativity. This entertaining, educating, and empowering session provides the roadmap for
your organization’s innovation enlightenment. Leap over the quicksand and traps of incremental change and land on a foundation of progressive & practical innovation principles. Qualman helps unlock the keys to staying a year ahead of your competition while avoiding being too far ahead of your customer.

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, video, and beyond, or risk missing this generational opportunity to earn customers’ loyalty and drive long-term success. Socialnomics is the key to winning customers’ hearts, minds, and wallets.

Digital Transformation: Design Your Future

We don’t have a choice on whether we digitally transform, the choice is how well we do it. The best way to ensure you are relevant in the future is to create it. Leaders in this digital decade are made—not born. The key is not only understanding the latest in social media, IoT, mobile, AI, Virtual and beyond, but, most importantly, understanding how they work together. This session will give you tips and tricks on how to take advantage of current and future trends to maximize your organiza2on’s impact on the world—not only today but in the digital decades ahead. Future forward!

The Inspiring Power Of Focus

Whether you’re an executive, a mom, a CEO, a teacher, or an entrepreneur. This presentation is for you. If you feel stretched too thin by trying to do too much. That there’s no time for relaxation or deep thinking. That you’re completing thousands of tasks without achieving your goals. Welcome to The Inspiring Power of Focus a presentation designed to provide answers and solutions to the challenge of focusing in an unfocused world.

Combining street science and institutional research alongside his own personal focus project, Erik Qualman delivers practical advice on doing the important things instead of a bunch of things. He explains how important it is to pursue less in order to achieve more—both personally and professionally. Successful and happy people understand it’s not about getting more things done, it’s about getting more of the big things done.Learn the not so simple art of doing less.

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 Recent Publications

“Qualman is to digital leadership what Deming is to quality and Drucker is to management.” — NYU Stern

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

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