Erik Qualman: How To Become A Disruptor
- His best-selling business books are used in over 200 universities and have been translated into eight languages
- Has performed in over 50 countries and reached 25 million people this decade
- Expert speaker on topics such as innovation, leadership, digital leadership, future trends, and digital transformation
- Called a “Digital Dale Carnegie” and “the Tony Robbins of Tech,” he helps organizations understand the implications of social media on our daily lives—and how businesses can tap the power of social media to increase their sales, cut their marketing costs, and reach consumers directly
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Erik Qualman, a #1 best-selling author, top technology and motivational speaker, and futurist, has performed in over 50 countries and reached 25 million people this decade. Erik was voted the "2nd Most Likeable Author in the World" behind Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling and has been called the "Digital Dale Carnegie" and the "Tony Robbins of Tech."
Erik helps organizations understand the implications of social media on our daily lives—and how businesses can tap the power of social media to increase their sales, cut their marketing costs, and reach consumers directly.
His entertaining, educating, and empowering style is made possible by his revolutionary video-storytelling capability. Qualman is the chairman of Equalman Studios, which has produced film and animation projects for the likes of Disney, Cartier, IBM, and many other global brands. His best-selling business books are used in over 200 universities and have been translated into eight different languages. Qualman was formerly a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT’s edX labs and has received an honorary doctorate for his groundbreaking work. NYU Stern indicated that Erik Qualman is to digital leadership what Deming is to quality and Drucker is to management.
Focus: How To Focus In An Unfocused World. 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 & Minds At Scale. Based on his #1 best-selling book, 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.
Digital Transformation: Design Your Future. 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.
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His depth of insight and breadth of examples have prompted us to shift our thinking on leadership.
Equalman raised the bar to a new high that few will be able to match. His presentation delivered a perfect mix of thought leadership, trends, and the building blocks required to thrive in this digital era.
Qualman was dynamic and inspiring. We appreciated that he tailored his presentation to suit our agency and audience.