Top 100 B2B Thought Leaders and Influencers by Thinkers360

The Most Interesting Influencers And Thought Leaders To Follow in 2020
The Most Interesting Influencers And Thought Leaders To Follow in 2020

Thought leader network Thinkers360 has released its latest list featuring the top 100 B2B Thought Leaders and Influencers to follow this year. Louis-Serge Real del Sarte, Chairman Founder of YLFLY tops this year’s list with a score of 100. Following in second place comes Strategic Advisor and 8x Best Selling Author Brian Solis while author and educator Marsha Collier closes the podium featuring a score of 80.20.

The Top 100 B2B Thought Leaders and Influencers list includes members of the Thinker360 network who have curated and shared their thought leadership content – including articles, blogs, books, keynotes, media interviews, panels, podcasts, social media, speaking events, videos, webinars and whitepapers – via their platform.

Top 100 B2B Thought Leaders and Influencers List

1. Louis-Serge Real Del Sarte

2. Brian Solis

3. Marsha Collier

4. Evan Kirstel

5. Vladimer Botsvadze

6. Gordon Tredgold

7. Ronald van Loon

8. Timothy (Tim) Hughes

9. Jeremy Scrivens

10. Jonathan Aufray

11. Mike Quindazzi

12. Charlene Li

13. Sam Hurley

14. Gail Gardner

15. David Clarke FBCS

16. Kevin L. Jackson

17. Antonio Grasso

18. Michael Krigsman

19. Dave Ulrich

20. Mark Lynd

21. Robin Tommy

22. Benoit Raphael

23. Sally Eaves

24. Spiros Margaris

25. Haydn Shaughnessy

26. Jim Marous

27. Ben Holfeld

28. Greg Verdino

29. Murad Salman Mirza

30. Peter Winick

31. Michael Fisher

32. Dr Mark van Rijmenam

33. Helen Yu

34. Daniel Newman

35. Antonio Santos

36. Christoph Trappe

37. Keith Keller

38. Michelle Killebrew

39. Kashyap Kompella

40. Dr. Mazlan Abbas

41. Dion Hinchclife

42. Shira Rubinoff

43. Kayne McGladrey

44. Kaihan Krippendorff

45. Marcell Vollmer

46. Thomas Koulopoulos

47. Tiffani Bova

48. Prof Bill Buchanan

49. Gokul Alex

50. Sanem Avcil

21. Oliver Christie

52. Paul Blanchard

53. Rhett Power

54. Bill Jensen

55. Eric Vanderburg

560. Hamilton Mann

57. David Cant

58. Samantha Kelly

59. Tom Raftery

60. Moira Alexander

61. Tabitha Jean Naylor

62. Yoram Solomon

63. Johannes Drooghaag

64. Dr. Marcell Vollmer

65. Rob May

66. Evan Kohn

67. Samiran Ghosh

68. Annette Franz, CCXP

69. Jo Peterson

70. Catherine B. Roy

71. Jean-Christophe Gaillard

72. Stephanie Atkinson

73. Donna Peeples

74. Soumyasanto Sen

75. Julia Norton

76. Dana Gardner

77. Bob Carver, CISM, CISSP, MS

78. Santiago Cavanna

79. Dr Andy Wynn

80. Tom Haak

81. Adj. Professor Jason Lau

82. Quentin Herbrecht

83. Dr. Oleg Konovalov

84. Alex Jimenez

85. Laura Goodrich

86. Mike Briercliffe

87. Kamales Lardi

88. Ratan Jyoti

89. Steve Tunstall

90. Kelly Barner

91. Nicholas Evans

92. Ton Dobbe

93. Dinis Guarda

94. Ian Moyse

95. Jason Bloomberg

96. Michael OFarrell

97. Michael Gale

98. Andrey Golub

99. Braden Kelley

100. Arjen Van Berkum

All influencers mentioned in their list has been given a score depending on their contributions to Thinkers360. And to figure out their score, “they have taken a holistic view of thought leaders and experts, beyond their social media activity, and look across all the hats they may wear – such as academic, author, consultant, entrepreneur, influencer and speaker – and all the types of thought leadership content they produce.”

Thinkers360 have followed a thorough methodology based on an in-house developed algorithm. This patent-pending algorithm helps to produce leaderboards that look across all thought leader roles and across the quantity and quality of their thought leadership content. It provides a valuable measure of thought leadership content, encourages genuine content creation, incorporates social media influence as one of the measures, and encourages richer profiles and portfolios through gamification.

“Of course, no measurement system related to influence or thought leadership is perfect, but the thought leadership scoring system within Thinkers360 is a highly-differentiated approach to help you identify authentic thought leaders – looking far beyond social media – serving as the tip of the spear for your B2B influencer marketing objectives,” the platform stated.

Likewise, the Top 100 B2B Thought Leaders and Influencers list currently cover business and technology topics including Agile, AI, Analytics, AR/VR, Autonomous Vehicles, Big Data, Blockchain, Change Management, Cloud, CRM, Cryptocurrency, Culture, Customer Experience, Cybersecurity, Design Thinking, Digital Disruption, Digital Transformation, Edtech, Emerging Technology, Entrepreneurship, ERP, FinTech, GovTech, Health & Safety, HealthTech, HR, Innovation, IoT, Leadership, Lean Startup, Management, Marketing, Mobility, Open Innovation, Predictive Analytics, Procurement, PropTech, Quantum Computing, Retail, Risk Management, Sales, Social, Startups, Supply Chain and Sustainability.

About Thinkers360

Thinkers360 was founded to help solve some of the current issues in the thought leadership “industry”. Today, the thought leadership ecosystem is highly-fragmented and often closed to most outsiders. Once a specialized art, practiced by a few, thought leadership is now a widespread discipline practiced by many – beyond the current 1% that the “industry” currently serves.

Many upcoming thought leaders and experts aren’t yet social media stars, celebrity authors, influencers or speakers, but are leading authorities in their fields. Both established and emerging thought leaders need new ways to measure their expertise – looking beyond influence – and a platform to advance their audience and impact.

Their mission is to disrupt the proprietary thought leadership “industry” and open it up to a wider array of established and emerging academics, authors, entrepreneurs, inventors, influencers and speakers – helping them to succeed in making the world a better place.

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