Best-selling author of Socialnomics, Digital Leader and What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube, which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 2015. The former marketing manager for TravelZoo, Qualman’s work has been highlighted by 60 Minutes, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, to name a few. Fast Company named him a Top 100 Digital Influencer, he was named to Forbes’ Top 50 Power Influencer list, and he was also voted first runner-up to Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling as “Most Likeable Author in the World”. Erik also wrote and produced the world’s most watched social media video and helped achieve the Guinness Book of World Record for the longest continuous podcast. He lives in Austin with his wife and two daughters.