Brian Solis Featured in CapGemini’s 7th Edition of The Digital Transformation Review


CapGemini asked Brian Solis to assemble some of the hottest, disruptive and promising startups around the world. His list, “The 15 Companies to Watch in 2015” is featured in latest Digital Transformation Review on page 36.


Which startups are likely to emerge to disrupt sector value chains over the coming years? Brian Solis is a digital analyst, anthropologist, and futurist at Altimeter Group. He studies the effects of disruptive technology on business and society. He identifies a select set of startups that he believes will start hitting the headlines in 2015. The eclectic list spans companies from the sharing economy, virtual reality, 3D Printing and more.

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WTF Makes the List: 8 eBooks Marketers Should Read in 2015

Jonha Revesencio writing for Huffington Post assembled a list of eight eBooks that marketers should read in 2015. Among the notable books on the list is Brian Solis’ new classic, What’s the Future of Business (#WTF).

8. Brian Solis – What’s the Future of Business: Changing the Way Businesses Create Experiences

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Brands rush to reach young millennials with Snapchat’s Discover

USAToday’s Jefferson Graham covered Snapchat’s new Discovery App and its impact on the media industry. Graham spoke to Brian Solis for his thoughts on how brands can engage the elusive demographic of SnapChat’s young users.

Brian Solis, an analyst with the Altimeter Group, calls Snapchat’s reinvention of media for mobile “monumental. This forces information providers to rethink how they deliver news to a new medium,” he says.

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Brian Solis Ranked as Influential Keynote Speaker


Futurist Ross Dawson assembled an impressive list of top speakers stacked according to digital influence. Brian Solis ranked third.

The list is uniquely valuable as it introduces event organizers, brands, and speaker bureaus to 150 speakers who in their own way carry clout online which can apply in many ways to events, webinars, thought leadership/expertise strategies or highly qualified advisory.

View the entire list here. Well done @RossDawson!

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Brian Solis Contributes Chapter to New eBook on CX, “The 2015 Customer Experience Outlook”

Brian Solis joins CX pioneers Joe Pine, James Gilmore, Brandon Schauer, Jeanne Bliss, among other greats in Kerry Bodine’s new ebook, The 2015 Customer Experience Outlook. It is available for immediate download here

His chapter focuses on the intersection of CX and UX and shares why the future of customer experience takes Human Centered Design.

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Brian Solis Joins All Star Cast in New Book “The Technology of Us”



Brian Solis is proud to be a contributing author of a new book, The Technology of Us, exploring the future of technology, business and society.

He joins an amazing lineup of contributors that includes George Lucas, Don Tapscott, Don Peppers, Doc Searls, Rachel Armstrong, Janine Benyus, Erik Brynjolfsson among several other amazing minds.

About the Book

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Adweek: Is Your Company’s Digital Transformation Really Happening? [Infographic]

Adweek’s Melissa Hoffmann transformed the research of Brian Solis around the state of digital transformation into a fantastic infographic.

CMOs are leading the way in steering their companies in a digital-first direction, but while most believe they’re deeply involved in the transformation, only a quarter actually have a clear understanding of what this means and/or have mapped the digital customer journey.

Solis’ study shows a disconnect between perception and reality.

See the original post over at Adweek.

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Lean and Digital Marketing Secrets to Growth for 2015


In Business2Community, Vasil Azarov shared the insights of 13 experts to help strategists succeed in 2015. Brian Solis rang in at number three on the list.

Invest in Your Social Capital, Not Social Media

We often misinterpret the true value of social media. It is not about ‘likes,’ followers, comments or even money.

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The Top 20 Digital Marketing Strategists for 2015

The Online Marketing Institute is proud to recognize the Top 20 Digital Marketing Strategists for 2015, chosen for their innovative contributions in the digital marketing community and dedication to creating online education opportunities for business owners, marketers, and students around the world.

The list is comprised of distinguished OMI educators, authors, business owners, digital marketing professionals, contributors, and speakers, known for:

1) Creating and leading the adoption of the newest, most effective digital marketing strategies.

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CITY A.M.: Who to follow on LinkedIn in 2015


Harriet Green with CITY A.M. pulled together a list of 5 business leaders to follow on LinkedIn. Among them is Brian Solis, Jack Welch, and David Edelman.


An article by this digital market analyst, 25 Technology Trends for 2015-2016, is currently the most read piece on LinkedIn’s Pulse, with almost 300,000 views.

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Brian Solis is a digital analyst, anthropologist, and also a futurist. In his work at Altimeter Group, Solis studies the effects of disruptive technology on business and society. More so, he humanizes technology’s causal effect to help people see people differently and understand what to do about it. He is an award-winning author and avid keynote speaker who is globally recognized as one of the most prominent thought leaders in digital transformation and innovation.

Brian has authored several best-selling books including What’s the Future of Business (WTF), Engage! and The End of Business as Usual. His blog,, is ranked as a leading resource for insights into the future of business, new technology and marketing.

Contact Brian



  • Brian Solis, Future of Business Forum, Oslo
  • Brian Solis, Future of Business Forum, Oslo
  • Brian Solis, Future of Business Forum, Oslo
  • Brian Solis, Future of Business Forum, Oslo