Top Digital Transformation & Motivational Speaker, #1 Bestselling Author & Futurist
#1 Bestselling Author and Motivational Speaker Erik Qualman has performed in over 50 countries and reached 25 million people this decade. He was voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling. Erik Qualman has been called the Digital Dale Carnegie and the Tony Robbins of Tech. Read More >
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Social Media Revolution
TEDTalk: My Digital Stamp
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.
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 specifc focus techniques used by the world’s most successful people and organizations.
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 by means of design thinking. Leap over the pitfalls of incremental change and land on a foundation of progressive and practical innovation principles. Future forward!
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.
We don’t have a choice on whether we digitally transform, the choice is how well we do it. Leaders this digital decade are made—not born. The key is not only understanding social media, IoT, mobile, AI, Blockchain, but, more importantly, understanding how they work together. This session will give you tips and tricks on how to implement current and future digital trends to maximize your organization’s impact on the world.
"Erik Qualman is a sharp and creative thinker who is not only a gifted speaker but also has a versatile ability to explain complex concepts by converting them into easy to grasp examples. His speech in Brazil at the ABRADI-RS VI Forum of Corporate Internet was refreshing and inspirational and opened the floor to a provoking discussion about the dimensions of digital inclusion amongst the different economic levels of society."
"Erik’s presentation was both engaging and intriguing. His unique perspective helped our executives gain a broader understanding of the importance of digital communications to their companies, as well as methods for using it to improve their business models. His presentation style is refreshing and he makes people think!"
"Erik is a dynamic and passionate speaker. During his “Socialnomics” presentation at our Education Week he provided great insight on how to best leverage social media both at a business and personal level. Erik has a vast amount of knowledge and his presentation increased our appreciation and understanding of social media. That combined with his passion and genuinely friendly personality makes him a unique and captivating speaker. He was by far one of the best speakers we have had!"
"It is rare for speakers these days to conduct themselves with as much passion, emotion, attention to detail, and enthusiasm – all combined with a sincere, compelling interest in providing valuable information – as Erik does. Most just go through the motions."
"Erik Qualman’s keynote presentation was a homerun with the executives at the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers Annual Convention. Erik’s vast knowledge, coupled with his easy and engaging presentation style far exceeded my expectations and those of the convention attendees. Months later I am still getting requests for copies of his presentation and inquiries about his books. I have been planning meetings and conventions over 20 years and Erik is by far one of my favorite speakers to date."
"Business leaders are trying to wrap their arms around promoting their brand and rising above the marketplace clutter; Qualman gets it and provided our audience an easily understood path to get where they need to be in marketing today!"
"Erik gives a highly engaging and easy to understand keynote/seminar- if you need to know Digital Trends in business, then you need to know Erik Qualman."
"Erik Qualman was a perfect keynote speaker. He combined his experience of social networks with our main topic of broadband and fiber to the home in a professional way. His lively presentation fascinated the audience and the messages were a great start for our FTTH conference alongside the Prime Minister of Portugal!"
"PlayStation is synonymous with pushing the boundaries of entertainment across the globe. The brand has set an equally high standard when it comes to engaging employees and partners across regional events and summits. Erik not only delivered on those high standards, but also raised the bar to a new high that few will be able to match. His presentation delivered a perfect mix of leading social media knowledge, trends, and the building blocks required to thrive in this era of digital and social currency. It was one of the key highlights of our four-day regional event."
"His depth of insight and breadth of examples have prompted us to shift our thinking on leadership."
"Qualman was dynamic and inspiring. We appreciated that he tailored his presentation to suit our agency and audience."
"Qualman tailored his thoughts & ideas to our industry with thought-provoking and clear views, outstanding delivery – we are thrilled to work with Erik in the future."