We’ve decided to crank out a list of the top 15 most influential marketing professors on twitter. These professors are currently active on twitter as of February 18, 2014. Not only are these professors teaching marketing in the classroom like a rock star, but they are killing it in the social media space as well.
If you are an aspiring marketer then these top-notch professors are going to be the next 15 “twifessors” you follow.
14. Jim Joseph
Jim is a three-time author, blogger, professor at New York University, and regular contributor to Entrepreneur and Huffington Post. Learn more about what he’s up to from his website.
12. John Deighton
John Deighton of the Harvard Business School Marketing Faculty shares his opinions on digital marketing and Internet culture.
10. Lauri Harrison
Lauri is a marketing adjunct professor at Columbia University SCE. She shares extensive dot com expertise, is a strategic thinker, and has the ability to act tactically. She also shares her marketing views on her blog here.
8. Mike Johansson
Mike Johansson is a lecturer in the department of communication at RIT (Rochester Institute of Technology) and a social media strategy consultant.
7. Tracy Tuten
Dr. Tracy Tuten is a professor of marketing at East Carolina University. She specializes in advertising, social media, & marketing creativity. Dr. Tuten was one of the very first people studying web surveys back in the 1990s! Learn more about Tracy from her personal website.
6. David Gerzof
David Gerzof Richard is a social media and marketing professor from Emerson College. He is the founder of BigFish an integrated social media, PR, marketing and social influence firm that specializes in guiding organizations through their marketing and communication challenges.
4. Patrick Strother
Patrick teaches PR case studies and campaign planning at the University of Minnesota. He tweets about education, marketing, public relations and social media. He’s the Founder, CEO at Strother Communications Group.
2. Dr. Gary Schirr
Dr. Schirr is a professor of marketing at Radford University. He shares his thoughts on social media, innovation, and higher education on his personal blog.
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We appreciate professors who not only teach marketing at a high level, but also practice doing what they teach. There’s a lesson to be learned here and the 15 professors on this list do a fantastic job at managing both.
To make it easy to follow these rock stars on Twitter, we’ve created a Twitter list that can be found here. Now go follow along and learn from the best!