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The Wall Street Journal asks Brian Solis to weigh in on Twitter’s S-1 filing

Twitter filed its S-1 on October 3rd, 2013 in its quest to raise up to $1 billion in a public offering. The company reports up to a quarter billion users and also a quarter billion in revenue for the first six months of 2013. While revenue doubled this year over last, its net loss grew by 40% to $69 million as a result of ballooning expenses. In its story covering Twitter’s IPO plan, The Wall Street Journal asked Altimeter analyst…

Author Paul Gillin interviews Brian Solis for Huffington Post

Author Paul Gillin interviews Brian Solis for Huffington Post

Paul Gillin, author of many popular business book including Attack of the Customers, his most recent release, interviewed Brian Solis to discuss the upcoming Pivot Conference along with his views on the state of customer experience and business innovation. In an article meant to shake things up starting with the headline, “It’s the Customer Experience, Stupid,” Gillin and Solis explore disruption, innovation and the need for businesses to change at the top. Solis believes customer experience is the only sustainable…

StarkInsider Highlights Brian Solis Keynote at 2013 C2SV

StarkInsider Highlights Brian Solis Keynote at 2013 C2SV

StarkInsider was on hand to catch Brian’s keynote at the inaugural C2SV festival in San Jose. Bringing culture, technology and music together in one place, C2SV brought together luminaries to share their thoughts on the past and future of their fields. Performances and conversations featured the likes of Steve Wozniak, Iggy Pop and the Stooges, John McAffee, Jello Biafra among others. Brian focused on technology’s impact on business and society and how to innovate in a world where new technology…

Los Angeles Times includes thoughts from Brian Solis on how to help Twitter boost its IPO

Los Angeles Times includes thoughts from Brian Solis on how to help Twitter boost its IPO

Los Angeles Times technology reporter Jessica Guynn published an important article discussing Twitter’s IPO hurdle. As her headline points out, “The service is well known but not widely used.” The article includes experts who weigh in on the challenges and opportunities facing Twitter as a mainstream platform and also a publicly traded company. “Twitter is facing this dilemma as it struggles to get past a quarter billion users: Its growth is directly tied to what the public understands about what…

Social Media Today’s Robin Carey hosts a rare fireside conversation with Brian Solis at Social Shakeup

Social Media Today’s Robin Carey hosts a rare fireside conversation with Brian Solis at Social Shakeup

Brian is rarely on the answer side of a fireside chat. As host of the Webby Honored Revolution Web series and executive producer and host of The Pivot Conference, he is usually the one to ask the questions. But this year at the inaugural Social Shakeup in Atlanta, Robin Carey used a keynote slot to ask Brian pressing questions about the future of marketing and business. The audience saw a side of Brian that few have seen. Here are some…

Google Think Interviews Brian Solis on The Art Of Engagement

Google Think Interviews Brian Solis on The Art Of Engagement

Brian Solis, award-winning author and principal at Altimeter Group, was recently interviewed by Google Think Insights, which was published online and as a digital download, “Give Them Something to Talk About: Brian Solis on the Art of Engagement.” Google’s new hub for marketing insights and inspiration for advertisers and agencies. As part of Google’s Engagement Project, Solis discussed how brands inspire people to share meaningful product experiences. Google has studied how first impressions are formed online and the big impact…

Social Becomes a Philosophy of Business Not Just Its Means

On the second day of the Social Shake-Up in Atlanta hosted by SocialMediaToday, attendees were privileged to hear Brian Solis, the author of What’s the Future of Business, host of Pivot, a principal analyst at the Altimeter Group, and thought leader thought leader in the world of digital transformation. He spoke on the future of business and in particular the expanding role of mobile.

SmartPlanet Talks to Brian Solis for Its Coverage of the Barilla Social Media Boycott

Barilla’s LGBT remarks boiled over on social media and  David Worthington of SmartPlanet sought Brian Solis’ views on the subject. “Guido Barilla’s comments were the perfect recipe for a social media crisis. In a world where news no longer breaks, it Tweets, Barilla had no chance to stop the wrath it deserved on social media. The company had remained silent for far too long in a real time world but at least Barilla issued an apology on its primary accounts…

Brian Solis to join Robert Scoble, John McAfee, Nolan Bushnell and Steve Wozniak at Silicon Valley C2SV Festival

Robert Scoble (Scobleizer/Rackspace), Gary Kremen (Bitcoin), Steve Kirsch (entrepreneur), Bradley Lautenbach (Zuckerberg Media), Brian Solis (Altimeter Group) and Maynard Webb (Yahoo Chairman) are just some of the big names in social media and tech that will take to the stage in Silicon Valley over the coming days. C2SV (Create. Converge. Silicon Valley.) kicks off September 25th at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center (its new $130 million expansion opens next month). Via StarkInsider.

Telefonica Interviews Brian Solis for Digital Futures During Annual Campus Party London

Telefonica Interviews Brian Solis for Digital Futures During Annual Campus Party London

Following his keynote at Telefonica’s annual Campus Party at the O2 Arena in London, Brian Solis joined Co-anchors: Shivvy Jervis and Hugo Pinto for an episode of Digital Futures: ‘Innovate! Inspire! Invent!’. What’s it going to take to really drive innovation and entrepreneurship? Telefonica Digital tracked down an MIT data scientist, programming prodigy and ‘father of the internet’ plus 7 other global thought leaders (including Brian Solis) at the world’s largest electronic entertainment event – Campus Party. Here’s their take…

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