Niklas Myhr

The Modern Specialist


Niklas Myhr, Ph.D., known as “The Social Media Professor,” is an author, international keynote speaker, and professor of Social Media, Digital, and Global Marketing at Chapman University in California. Dr. Myhr holds a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and has worked with Executive Education programs for Scandinavian multinationals in Europe, the United States, and China. Dr. Myhr also holds an M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering & Management from Linköping University in Sweden, and is an awardee of the Hans Werthén Foundation at the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. Moreover, Dr. Myhr has served as an Executive Director on the Board of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in Washington DC.

Dr. Myhr is currently Google’s #1 ranked “Social Media Professor” and his expertise on social media & digital marketing has been featured in publications such as BBC, The Washington Post, Marketplace Morning Report, InformationWeek, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX News, USA Today, Huffington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, ESPN, and on national Swedish television. More info at: www.TheSocialMediaProfessor.com.

Favorite Quote: “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” -Theodore Roosevelt