We are living in a highly-competitive tech-space, where doing something really innovative and unique is very difficult for any new brand so that people identify and remember it due to its distinctiveness. One of the most important to make this happen is to keep up with the latest trends and happenings while adjusting and modifying your strategy and offering accordingly. To do something inspiring, there are plenty of IT influencers that you may look up to for concepts and guidance. There are several IT influencers who are the authority figures within the industry, as well as praiseworthy examples of pursuing the latest and future technology trends. Hence, to help you get valuable insights for staying at the top of your game while getting an edge over your competitors while gaining tremendous brand exposure and improved trust too.
Here we have listed the top 10 IT influencers that are dominating the tech-work in the present, hoping to help you out.
He is probably the most famous personality in the space of computer security. Graham Cluley is a security analyst by profession and a public speaker, known for his vast experience of 20 years within the industry. The first version of “Dr. Solomon’s Antivirus Toolkit for Windows” was written him. Additionally, his praiseworthy pieces of work also include McAfee and Sophos. In 2011, he was inducted into the Info-security Europe Hall of Fame for his remarkable contributions.
The founder of the ‘Recode’ and a famous American Journalist – Kata Swisher is well-known within the community for her writing piece on progressive technology. She has proudly authored books like ‘Nailed the Netheads and Made Millions in the War of Web’ and ‘aol.com: How Steve Case Beats Bill Gates’. She has also contributed to The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal formerly. Swisher has also served as the co-executive director for ‘All the Things Digital’.
Paul Asadoorian is also amongst the most famous IT influencers we have in the industry in recent times. He is the founder and CEO of the Security Weekly, which is widely known for hosting the flagship title of ‘Paul’s Security Weekly’ since 2005. Alongside, he is also the host of multiple other shows that are popular for providing news related to security. A book titled as the ‘Offensive Counter Measures’ has also authored by him to help defender in fighting back to the hackers. Paul Asadoorian is the person from whom you can learn about anything concerning virtual security industry.
Another big name amongst the top IT influencers within the industry is of Gary Vaynerchuk. He came under the limelight when he took the sales of his family-oriented wine business to the sky, i.e. from $4 million to $60 million annually; only by using e-commerce website and WineLibrary. Gary is also the CEO and founder of VaynerMedia, which serves to multiple Fortune 500 clients across the globe. Being one the best-selling author at the New Yok Times, he was also the early investors of the famous business venture like Twitter and Uber. Hence, it is undoubtedly among the finest influencers out there.
Being the founder of WordStream Inc. Larry Kim manages a team of more than 200 people. His business is famous for providing an array of tool for Keyword Search, AdWords and Facebook. He is also among the best columnists at Social Media Today, Inc. Magazine and Search Engine Land. Larry is also serving as the CEO of MobileMonkey, which is the four-time winner of Search Marketer by PPC Hero. His vast experience and expertise in Facebook Ads and Facebook Messenger Chatbot Marketing make him one of the best influencers within the industry.
He is the one who makes the world get familiar with the word ‘Evangelist’. Currently being the Chief Evangelist at Canva, Guy Kawasaki is among those early employees of Apple Inc. who were responsible for the marketing of Macintosh back in 1984. There are several world-famous books authored by him such as ‘Wise Guy: Lesson from A Life’ and ‘The Macintosh Way’. Kawasaki is the leading speaker we currently have in the industry. He was also amongst the members of Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees.
Being the founder of O’Reilly Media, he has over 2 million Twitter followers, and this huge following is enough to show how popular he is within the IT community. The famous IT terminologies like ‘Web 2.0’ and ‘Open-Source’ are invented by him too. He is very active on Twitter, and you can frequently watch him posting about the latest and upcoming tech-trends and current market practices. Moreover, he is also among the board of directors for Safari Books Online, Maker Media and PeerJ.
Dr. Mike Rucker is a well-known strategist within the industry known for his remarkable contribution since 1990. Dr. Mike has become the leading contributor within the health technology space in a short span of time. He is a member of the International Positive Psychology Association and concentrates on how technology can assist in improving the overall well-being of mankind. He can be seen frequently on multiple platforms speaking about digital health and workplace wellness at popular events. He is undoubtedly the best influencer in the health & technology space due to his in-depth experience and knowledge.
Chris is one of the greatest IT influencers when it comes to Fintech industry. His blog Finanser.com is really popular, where he shares his views and ideas about the financial market and trends. Currently, he is the serving chairperson at a European networking forum named the Financial Services Club. He is the on-board advisory to Moven Meniga and the best-selling author tool. Next bank voted him as the most influential personnel, and he was also entitled among the Top Fintech 40 by the Financial News.
If you are familiar with SEO and using it for sometimes, then you must have come across Matt Cutt’s mention somewhere, even if you have not noticed. He is the go-to-guy to learn about Google updates and algorithms, and he used to serve as the head of webspam at Google. He is also known for introducing Google’s family filter and SafeSearch options to the world. Currently, he is the serving Administrator for the United States Digital Service. His Twitter following of 573K people clearly shows that he is influencing the mass audience.
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