Keynote Erik QualmanErik Qualman

Bestselling author. Top 100 Digital Influencer.

Keynote: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m.

Bestselling author and HighEdWeb 2019 Annual Conference keynote speaker Erik Qualman (@equalman) has spoken about digital and social influence and leadership in over 50 countries, and reached 30 million people this decade.

Qualman’s works have been featured on 60 Minutes and the Wall Street Journal, and used by organizations from the National Guard to NASA. He has been named a Top 100 Digital Influencer by Forbes and Fortune, and is noted as the second “Most Likeable Author in the World” behind Harry Potter’s J.K. Rowling.

Notable publications include:

  • Socialnomics: How Social Media Transforms the Way We Live and Do Business
  • Digital Leader: 5 Simple Keys to Success and Influence
  • What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube
  • How to Sell on LinkedIn

Qualman was formerly a sitting professor at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) edX labs, and his business publications are used in over 200 universities. He received an honorary doctorate for his groundbreaking work.