Sean Moffitt

Sean Moffitt

Sean Moffitt

Sean Moffitt lives, breathes and eats the world of winning businesses, leading customer experiences, a full range of digital engagements and top organizational cultures.

Viewed as one of North America's leading visionaries when it comes to the intersection of business, brands, new digital media and the customer. Described as the "Reigning King of Word of Mouth" by Marketing Magazine, Sean has expanded his repertoire to include the full range of experiences and talents to build winning and engaged business cultures for 2013 and beyond. Demonstrated expertise and proven results in developing business strategies, brand plans, grassroots/new media marketing, and user experience design. Provocative and insightful media commentator and speaker at now over 80-90 events annually and now critically-acclaimed author of his book manifesto for business "Wikibrands - Reinventing Your Company in a Customer-Driven Marketplace" published by McGraw-Hill.

Sean also has a soft spot for causes being engaged in a number of not-for-profits including the successful Movember campaign and host of the Wikigood #wikichat.

Articles by Sean Moffitt

A New Paradigm: The 14 Parts of the Crowd Economy Landscape

Social media move over, there is a new game in town. Nothing wrong with spending oodles of time on social networks or video sharing sites, but how much of that effort has an organizational value to it? Questionable at the best of times. Social media’s star in the business landscape is being eclipsed by the Crowd Economy and now Crowdsourcing’s 14 parts that we have attempted to define here. Crowdsourcing’s goal of driving business and societal value, is not just an ancillary benefit, it’s actually baked into its DNA. It’s a defining difference with some of the other “cotton candy” of previous big web movements … and it’s been proven to be faster, fairer, cheaper and better than the alternatives. So let’s get excited about the potential of the...

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The Essential List of Crowd Economy Leaders & Influencers: The #Crowd411

Meet the most influential thinkers, doers and practitioners in the crowd economy, all in one exhaustive list. As promised last week, we are unveiling the exhaustive list of crowd economy influencers. We’re calling it the #Crowd411, the essential directory of people shaping the current crowd economy. This has been a painstaking task by our team here (initially, we actually planned on only profiling 150 people but there are just too many amazing people!). Hopefully the absurd investment of our people hours has provided a list that will give you a valuable list of the brains, champions, executives and practitioners behind the rapid expansion of crowd business and culture, all broken down by company, region, country and Twitter handle.  Coming from different backgrounds, specialties, industries and regions, these influencers are already making impact across 14 crowd economy sectors...

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2015 Global Crowdsourcing Survey – Our 2nd Annual Pulsecheck

We’re back again fielding our seminal research about the crowd economy and all its various component parts – crowdsourcing, crowdfunding and crowd equity, open innovation and collective intelligence, the sharing economy and the peer-to-peer marketplace, online communities and customer co-creation. And we need your wisdom! CSW2, Wikibrands and Crowdsourcing Week are teaming up to glean valuable feedback from the world’s leading practitioners, thought leaders, researchers, funders, service providers and platform builders in the crowd space. We believe, as one of the leading players in building and expanding the global expansion of the crowd economy, we have a role to play in establishing an annual pulse check on what is really going on and changing in this fast moving world. Join us. If you can spare 10-15 minutes to answer...

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Top 10 Crowdsourcing Experts Series – Canada

Note from editor:  The Crowdsourcing Week Team, along with our advisors are thrilled to present a new series on our picks for Crowdsourcing Week’s Global List of Experts. Over the next few weeks, we will share our lists of global innovators shaping the conversation on the crowd economy. Sean Moffitt of Wikibrands is curating our first list on Canada’ s thought leaders. Over to Sean.   A lot of great choices for Canada to kick off our Global Crowdsourcing List of Experts Series.  Given my own location, we thought we should start north in our 50-country collection of geo-specific collection of crowd experts, influencers and practitioners.   Here is our best crack at our Canadian top 10 (in no particular ranking), but we could have easily added more (please add your...

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Let’s Learn as a Crowd too!

Reposted from Wikibrands blog The Big Idea – Polling the world’s top thinkers and practitioners on the most relevant and important aspects of crowd movements. AKA – the 34 questions you always wanted to know about crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, open innovation, the community enterprise and the social economy. Timing – we are taking your responses until the March 15th, 2014 and will be presenting first results April 8th, 2014 at Crowdsourcing Week in Singapore. Why This Idea is Important: – the crowdsourcing economy is growing at a clip of 90%+ per year, outpacing nearly all other parts of the digital world economy. – this is truly a global phenomenon – although opportunities and issues are different, growth is happening on all continents. – Fortune 500s, not-for-profits, startups, garage entrepreneurs, NGOs and governments are all kicking the tires...

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