Brian Solis is a well-known media strategist , keynote speaker , and bestselling author . [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] He is the principal at Altimeter Group , a research and advisory firm, author of the bestselling books The End of Business as Usual and Engage! and upcoming book What's the Future of Business (WTF) . [ 4 ] [ 5 ] [ edit ] Career Solis entered technology public relations in 1991, working for the Dodge and Mansfield agency in Ventura, California . [ 6 ] From 1993 to 1996, he held the position of Director at The Benjamin Group, a Silicon Valley agency later acquired by Weber Shandwick . [ 7 ] [ 8 ] Brian Solis
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