Brian Solis is a co-founder of BuzzGain which offers an actionable application that enables businesses to maintain healthy PR with social media professionals. He is also a principal analyst at Altimeter Group, a research firm focused on disruptive technology.
Known as a digital analyst, anthropologist, and futurist, Solis has studied and influenced the effects of emerging technologies on business, marketing, and society. He is also globally recognized as one of the most prominent thought leaders, speakers, and published authors in new technology and digital anthropology.
Solis’ research and books help executives and ordinary people better understand the relationship between the evolution of technology and its impact on businesses and society as well as the role each and every individual plays in it. As a result of his work, Solis also helps leading brands, celebrities, and startups develop new digital transformation and media strategies that enable businesses to adapt to connected markets from the inside out.
Solis hosts Revolution, a popular online video series that examines technology, trends, and best practices as well as introduces viewers to thought leaders. Its guests have included Katie Couric, Mark Burnett, Shaq, Billy Corgan, and Guy Kawasaki. He is also a regular contributor to leading business and industry publications, including USAToday, Wired, FastCompany, VentureBeat, Harvard Business Review, and more. He is also an official LinkedIn influencer.
Born on December 8, 1970, Solis currently lives in San Francisco, California.
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|Sep 26, 2016||TechCrunch - Brian Solis talks about why AI won’t suck|
|Aug 3, 2016||Marketing Land - Marketing Day: Native ads, APIs & mobile-first micro-moments|
|Jul 19, 2016||Venture Beat - Peter Shankman, being ADHD positive, and scaling a give-to-get mindset – VB Engage|
|Jun 16, 2016||Venture Beat - Meet Andela, the remarkable African startup receiving the Zuckerberg foundation’s first investment|
|Jun 6, 2016||E-Commerce Times - OPINION Creating the Right Business Culture for Success|
|May 10, 2016||PocketGamer - In search of mobile gaming at Collision 2016|
|May 1, 2016||Tech Cocktail - How and When to Grow in Sean Ammirati’s ‘The Science of Growth’|
|Apr 22, 2016||CIO India - CIOs, CMOs share tips for successful partnerships|