Erik Qualman is an international author and keynote speaker. Erik is also the former Head of Marketing at Travelzoo Inc. (TZOO). His book Socialnomics made Amazon’s #1 Best Selling List for the US, Japan, UK, Canada, Portugal, Italy, China, Korea and Germany. His 2012 book Digital Leader propelled him to be voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter’s J.K. Rowling.
An international keynote speaker (42 countries), Erik has been featured on numerous media outlets including 60 Minutes, The Wall Street Journal, and ABC News. Erik has given keynotes for Coach, Sony PlayStation, IBM, Facebook, Starbucks, M&M/Mars, Cartier, National Guard, Montblanc, Chrysler, TEDx, Polo, UGG, Nokia, Google, and more.
Qualman wrote and produced the world’s most watched social media video “Social Media Revolution.” In his past, Qualman was Academic All-Big Ten in basketball at Michigan State University and in 2011 Erik was honored as the Michigan State University Alum of the Year.
For the past 18 years Qualman has worked in digital and strategic positions for Cadillac, EarthLink, EF Education, Yahoo, Travelzoo and AT&T. He is the founder and owner of socialnomics.com, which PC Magazine ranks as a Top 10 Social Media Blog.
Erik sits on the Boards of Manumatix, Bazaarvoice Inc., and WannaBeeSocial.
Qualman holds a B.A. from Michigan State University and an MBA from The University of Texas.
Professor - Digital Marketing
2010 - Current (over 6 years)
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