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Domestic In-Person (USA): $40,000 – $50,000*
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Tags: Customer Experience / Future of Work / Business / Social Media / Artificial Intelligence / Digital Marketing / Future Trends / Innovation / Leadership / Marketing / Motivational / Technology


Five-time Bestselling Author and Keynote Speaker, Erik Qualman, has spoken in over 55 countries and has reached over 50 million people. He is the #1 bestselling author of five books on digital leadership and was voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind the Harry Potter series.
His Socialnomics work has been on 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by NBCUniversal to NASA. Over 500 universities use his materials. Qualman’s animation studio wrote and produced the world’s most-watched social media video “Social Media Revolution.” Qualman was formerly a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT’s edX labs. NYU Stern signified Qualman is to digital leadership what Deming is to quality and Drucker is to management. Qualman received an honorary doctorate for his groundbreaking work What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube. Qualman is also the founder of Equalman Studios which has produced film and animation projects for the likes of Disney, Cartier, CompuCom, Chase, Hearts on Fire, IBM, and many other global brands.


Digital Leadership: The 5 Habits of Digital Leaders

Leaders in 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 and 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 audiences and organization.

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.

Digital Leadership + AI: The Future of Innovation & Growth

We don’t have a choice on whether we team-up with AI, the choice is how well we do it. As a leading futurist, practitioner, author, and speaker, Erik Qualman is at the forefront of the AI revolution and the impact it’s having across all sectors: business, education, healthcare, government, and beyond.

In entertaining fashion, Qualman will cover these 3 critical organizational outcomes:

  • How AI is revolutionizing the way we live and work and how your organization can harness AI to drive innovation, enhance customer experiences, and streamline operations.
  • Overcoming the challenges these new technologies present including: successfully navigating ethical implications, job adjustments, algorithmic bias, privacy, security, and more.
  • Striking the right balance between AI and Eye-to-Eye (Jetsons + Flintstones).

This entertaining, educating, and empowering experience will provide you with the tools and knowledge needed today, and tomorrow, to harness the power of AI to drive growth and innovation. Your audience will learn how to stay a year ahead of your competition but never a year ahead of your market.

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 and Minds at Scale

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.

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 in 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.





  • "His depth of insight and breadth of examples have prompted us to shift our thinking.” Starbucks
  • "Qualman is to Digital Leadership what Deming is to quality and Drucker is to management." Scott Galloway NYU Professor
  • “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.” Sony PlayStation
  • “Qualman was dynamic and inspiring. We appreciated that he tailored his presentation to suit our agency and audience.” FBI
  • “Equalman's presentation was the most important business presentation — in terms of immediate impact in how I approach my job in sales — that I have sat through in 10 years!” SVP of Sales, ADP
  • “I have been planning meetings and conventions for over 20 years and Erik is by far one of my favorite speakers.” Head of Events, Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA)
  • “We are looking forward to welcoming Qualman again.” Credit Suisse
  • “Qualman was the perfect kick off - a motivating and entertaining speaker, our participants were thrilled by his engagement and insights on digital trends affecting business and society." Bertelsmann
  • “Qualman continues to advance strategic insight in a digital world. He helps us execute our jobs — Eli Lilly Qualman Rocked It!” CEO of SMG
  • “In an hour, Erik took us through the fast and immediate world of digital communication while delivering an inspirational message on how to get noticed professionally, improve personal brand image and how to be “FLAWSOME!” through the new rules of reputation. Thank you for your time and personally interacting after your presentation with each of our customers. Your time spent with us was inspirational and valuable.” Global VP Sales, Hyatt
  • “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." BlackRock