1. Brian Solis 

Principal Analyst at Altimeter, a Prophet co., Keynote Speaker and best-selling author. 

He studies disruptive tech, looking at its impact on business and society. His research focuses on and explores digital transformation, the customer experience, culture, trends and behaviour and the future of industries. 

His most recent book X: The Experience When Business Meets Design explores the importance of experiences and how to design them for customers and employees.

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2. Ronald Van Loon

Director at Adversitement, Influencer in Big Data, Data Science, IoT and AI, Blogger, Author, Speaker and Webinar host. 

Recognised leader in helping data driven companies generate business value in order to help them reach and surpass their goals. He writes articles and hosts webinars on a number of digital transformation topics. 

Writes for articles on a variety of websites including; The Guardian, The Datafloq and Data Science Central.

Runs a LinkedIn group called Awesome Ways Big Data Is Used To Improve Our World.

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3. Holger Mueller 

VP & Principal Analyst at Constellation Research and Blogger

He provides strategy and advice to clients on the future of work, human capital management, tech optimisation and next gen apps. Alongside this he conducts research on Data to Decisions, Consumerisation of Technology and the New C-Suite.

He presents at a number of trade shows and industry events, and writes a blog on enterprise software. 

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4. Craig Brown, PhD

I.T. Thought Leadership, Executive Leadership, Data Intelligence, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Mach. Learning, Top Venture Capitalist, Mentor and Keynote Speaker. 

Top Techpreneur and Tech expert with 30+ year's experience of delivering  technological and innovative projects for Top Fortune 1000 companies. Subject expert on Big Data, Data Science and Data Analytics. He strives to deliver customised robust and scalable, business solutions for small businesses and corporations.

Focuses on Thought Leadership around Big Data, Database, Cloud, AI, Machine Learning and Data Science. 

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5. Rob Llewellyn 

Transformation Advisor and Founder at CXO Transform.

The CXO platform has provided managers and leaders from a wide variety of companies (including a number of the Big 4) with digital transformation training. 

He has spent 20+ years helping some of the world's biggest companies take advantage of technology. He has helped top tech executives orchestrate and plan for digital business transformation success. 

Named a Digital Transformation Leader by IDG, Onalytica, Mendix and Red Hat. Awarded Global Business Transformation Master by SAP Business Transformation Services. 

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6. Maggie Fox 

Chief Marketing Officer at Workhuman, Thought Leader, Writer, Blogger, Keynote Speaker and Founder of the first social media consultancy, Social Media Group. 

Named a Top 100 Marketer in the Marketing Magazines 100th Anniversary Edition, and Top Innovator by the National Post. 

Frequently writes and speaks on leadership and, social and digital transformation, to global conference audiences and the media. She has been both interviewed and profiled by Inc. Magazine, the Washington Post, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, CBC Radio and the Financial Post. 

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7. Greg Satell 

International Keynote Speaker, Bestselling Author and Advisor. 

His first book Mapping Innovation was voted one of the best business books of 2017. His next book Cascades: How to Create a Movement that Drives Transformational Change is due for release in April 2019. 

Regularly writes for and contributes to the Harvard Business Review and Inc. magazine. His writing has also featured in publications like Barron's and Fast Company. 

Named second in the Top 40 innovation bloggers by Innovation Excellence, and as one of the Top 10 Digital Transformation Influencers to Follow Today by IDG. 

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8. Michael Krigsman 

Industry analyst, CXOTalk host, ZDNet columnist. World's top enterprise C-level interviewer and expert panel moderator.

Internationally recognised as an analyst, writer and commentator. 

Published in a-list publications like The Wall Street Journal. 

Has written over 1,000 articles on innovation for ZDNet. 

Named no.1 CIO influencer among all industry analysts by Apollo Research, no.2 on Klout's list of 13,000 IT influencers, no.18 in the Top 100 Digital Transformation Influencers by Onalytica in 2018. 

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9. Dion Hinchcliffe

Digital Thought Leader, CXO Advisor, IT Expert, Professional Speaker, Author, ZDNet Commentator, Industry Analyst. 

He works with the leadership teams of Fortune 500 and Global 2000 firms to drive successful change with emerging digital methods. Working for more that 20+ years to bridge the widening gap between businesses and technology, also a prolific writer and advisor on the convergence between these two. 

He has featured and been quoted in CIO magazine, Computerworld, Fast Company, Wired, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Business Week.

Named one of the Top 3 CIO Influencers by Robert Half International. 

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10. Michael Fauscette 

Chief Research Officer, G2 Crowd; Board Member; Advisory Board Member.

Senior software executive, software industry analyst, published author, blogger and thought leader on emerging trends in business software, digital transformation and customer experience strategies. 

His specialties include; business strategy, digital transformation and strategy, industry research and analysis, business development, product management and customer experience strategy (amongst others). 

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Information on the professionals on this Top 10 list has been taken from their LinkedIn pages and personal websites.

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