The Awards Magazine has just published a list of Global Thought Leaders and Influencers to follow on Social Media in 2022. Amongst the 100 featured influencers, we can find such social media personalities as, Brian Solis, social media evangelist at Salesforce, Antiono Grasso, digital business innovation leader at Srl, Sally Eaves, the future of work CTO, and Dinis Guarda, the founder of Ztudium, citiesabc.com and openbusinesscouncil.org.
Brian Solis, A Futurist and Speaker
Brian Solis is VP, Global Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce. He's also an 8x best-selling author, international keynote speaker, and digital anthropologist. Forbes has called him “one of the more creative and brilliant business minds of our time" and ZDNet has said that Brian is “one of the 21st-century business world’s leading thinkers.”
His social media speaks for itself. Not only is Brian a regular contributor to leading business and industry publications including Forbes, Harvard Business Review, CMO.com, TheNextWeb, and Adweek, among others; but he is also an official LinkedIn Influencer. His work is followed by over 700,000 people across social media.
Antonio Grasso, a digital innovation leader
Antonio Grasso is a technology influencer, speaker, founder and CEO, who mostly focuses on AI, Blockchain, cybersecurity and digital transformation. Antonio has over 37 years of experience handling numerous projects in the field of information technology for both enterprise and public sectors and considers himself a self-proclaimed “digital transformation addict”.
You can find Antonio on LinkedIn where he can boast 20,927 followers, as well as Twitter, with almost 60,000 followers. According to this LinkedIn, Antonio believes that digital transformation is a digital evolution process that involves many aspects, and technology is only a component of the puzzle. For him, the biggest hurdle is cultural change, and a strategic approach to face this epochal change is paramount.
Dinis Guarda, author, entrepreneur, thought leader
Dinis Guarda has a special place for intelligenthq, citiesabc and openbusinesscouncil. As the founder and CEO of these brands. Likewise, Dinis is an author, influencer, entrepreneur, investor, futurist, and global thought leader in 4IR, AI, Fintech, digital transformation and Blockchain. With decades of experience in international business, and holding executive-level positions within digital transformation, Dinis has expertise in new tech, cryptocurrencies, regulation, compliance, and global legal processes. You can find and follow Dinis on a variety of social media platforms.
Dinis Guarda has earned his place as one of the top influencers to follow this year thanks in part to his Dinis Guarda Youtube Podcast Thought Leadership series. This is a fast-growing show with more than 99,9k followers and 12,3 million views to date, having interviewed more than 200 personalities including David Hanson, Ben Goertzel and top government officials. His entire social media ecosystem reaches a global audience of more than 12 million engagements a month. Dinis is followed by almost 50,000 people on LinkedIn, as well as over 100,000 on Twitter, and 641,000 on Instagram.
Sally Eaves, keynote speaker and CTO
Sally Eaves is a Chief Technology Officer, Practising Professor of FinTech, Founder and Global Strategic Advisor and consulting on the application of disruptive technologies for both business and societal benefits.
A member of the Forbes Technology Council, Sally is also an award-winning international keynote speaker, author and influencer with globally leading rankings across all advanced technology disciplines, digital transformation, future of work and social innovation aligned to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. She has recently been ranked 8th in the World in Blockchain impact and is continually ranked in the top 10 for digital disruption and across frontier technology subjects by leading bodies such as Onalytica.
Her social media is a testament to her work. She has almost 35,000 followers on LinkedIn, where she shares her thoughts on digital transformation and the future of work. Her Twitter, on the other hand, is followed by over 100,000 people.