Brian Solis is a leader in the world of digital communication, branding, and marketing for corporations. He is a digital analyst, anthropologist, and futurist for his company Altimeter and is popular keynote speaker for businesses looking to invest in a digital age. The main topics that he addresses are the ways that businesses and corporations […]
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Brian Solis is an anthropologist, social media thought leader, a digital analyst, and futurist, He is also principal at Altimeter Group (a research and advisory firm), and a worldwide renowned speaker. Solis looks at the casual effect of technology helping people understand how to use it better. He’s an award-winning author. His books include What’s the Future of Business (WTF), The End of Business as Usual, and Engage! His work with clients from Altimeter Group and speaking gigs has him traveling the world frequently. Highly sought after, he’s known as a thought leader in innovation and digital transportation.
Solis began his career in public relations and technology marketing back in 1991. His blog is ranked in the top 10 of Ad Age’s top 150 list. His home base is in the San Francisco Bay area and well ... the man loves a good selfie.
What will it take for individuals, for businesses, even governments to understand survival? Why can’t we recognize being a visionary is not about discovering something new always? Being a visionary is often about being the first to be reminded of logic, reality, truth – and then evangelizing it to other people. The future cannot be, without the building blocks of the past.
A new hotel brand announced earlier this year, Moxy Hotels has selected BSUR Amsterdam as their branding agency. The joint venture with Swedish furniture giant IKEA Group promises some 150 + 3-star boutique hotels to target Millennial Generation travelers across Europe in the coming years. But is Marriott really up for engaging Generation Y?
I just got off Skype with a friend and client whose company absolutely defies any suggestion Twitter is a viable marketing tool. You read that correctly @briansolis. Believe it or not, there are millions or companies out there that would refuse and refute ANY channel preferred by clients, if a decision maker in the crew is adamantly enough against the channel.
Michael Kempner is one of the smartest men I know. His company, MWW Group, is also one of the smartest big time PR firms in the world. The reason I’m telling you what you may already know is so you heed the advice I’m about to offer your business. Heck, he advises world leaders, surely your business can’t lose listening at least, now can it?
Last week we started using a Visual.ly “showdown” tool to compare the top public relations firms where Twitter engagement is concerned. Today we figured comparing some tech or social celebrities of the web might be fun and interesting too. So, to that end we present the first two in a series of Web Guru Showdowns, Brian Solis versus Todd Drefren.