Adam Rodricks

Adam Rodricks

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Toronto, Ontario

Artificial Intelligence (AI) | Social Media Strategist | Digital Marketing & Personal Brand Expert

Adam Rodricks, Crowned Canada’s Top Social Media Strategist, is an award-winning keynote speaker & bestselling author, known for growing brands through digital marketing & social media. Adam Rodricks has transformed "word of mouth" into a world of mouth for Fortune 500 companies and on stages across the world, most notably on the TEDx stage and Collision Conference, the largest technology conference in the world. Adam has spent the last decade growing the digital marketing & social media properties of a number of prominent brands, including American Express & Staples. His #1 best-selling book Trigger Fingers: Personal Branding Through Storytelling has helped thousands of individuals gain insight on their branding journey and has been brought into the upper-year Canadian university Marketing curriculum this year.
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Branding Matters

Joelly Goodson and Adam Rodricks

How to Grow Your Business on Digital
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P.S. Talks

University of Toronto and Adam Rodricks

You Win (Or You Learn)
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Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier

Luki Danukarjanto and Adam Rodricks

Canada's Top Social Media Strategist Adam Rodricks

ADAM RODRICKS BIOGRAPHY

Adam Rodricks has spent the last decade growing the social properties of Canada’s most prominent brands, managing and speaking on all aspects of digital marketing strategy including social listening, management of social media channels, crisis communications and analytics. His work as a social media influencer has been featured on CBC, CTV, Yahoo, BNN, DigitalJournal.com, MaximumPC, WhatCulture.com, staples.com and Nintendo.ca.

His first book, Trigger Fingers: Personal Branding through Storytelling skyrocketed to the top of the charts, becoming a #1 best-seller in Canada in the categories of Direct Marketing, Public Relations and Business. In 2022, the Speakers Bureau of Canada named Adam “Canada’s Top Social Media Strategist” and the University of Toronto honoured Adam with their inaugural Young Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement, for his contributions to the field of Digital Marketing as a practitioner, author and public speaker.

As a social media strategist, Adam brings innovative ideas to blend personal branding with corporate branding while making content that gets picked up by the algorithms on each platform.

Adam Rodricks has engaged millions of followers on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram as well as viewers on YouTube, IGTV and Facebook Live to help individuals, influencers and social media experts to put ideas into action. Rodricks also teaches a course at the college level that he built off of proprietary data and case studies from his own career exclusively at George Brown College.

Adam specializes in assisting businesses to create conversations that resonate with their audiences and increase meaningful chatter, turning posts into messages and messages into their sales funnel for quality leads.

Books

TRIGGER FINGERS: PERSONAL BRANDING THROUGH STORYTELLING
TRIGGER FINGERS: PERSONAL BRANDING THROUGH STORYTELLING
Eighteen stories that will educate, entertain and impart lessons on personal branding. In Digital, we fixate on future-proofing, forecasting and iterating for further fortunes. But much of what has made me an effective marketer is entrenched in my past. Through these stories, you'll match the...

Articles & Media

DYPB

SBC

Diverse speakers add richness to any event - #LinkedInLocal Feb 26 2020
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Staples Canada

SBC

Putting Your Best Foot Forward in Virtual Meetings
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Adam Rodricks Topic Presentations

Artificial Intelligence: Destructive or Disruptive Innovation?

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • AI is just a tool? Get in now or be left behind? With Artificial Intelligence expected to eclipse $400 billion by 2027, consumers are starting to realize that there’s a cost of rapid innovation. But does it come at a cost? From open-source information to manufacturing job loss, there will be a decreased customer interaction and a horrifyingly low level of trust amongst consumers. Where are we going if AI is going to be managing our systems, process, and touchpoints with humans?

    Adam shares insights to share an update on AI, the companies that developed them and the risks involved for consumers, businesses, and industries. He will teach the risks, rewards and best practices for the current state of AI. in the current state of AI to harness the power of Artificial Intelligence while preserving the business reputation and relationships we rely on. In this presentation, Adam Rodricks analyzes the most critical missteps we’ve seen businesses make in AI adoption, and how they can very easily lead to business destruction instead of business disruption.

    Key take-aways:

    • Understand the most common AI missteps companies made in 2023 and how to avoid them in your business.
    • Learn how to decipher and identify AI content so that you can pinpoint your touchpoints on worst and best practices, gaining trust with your stakeholders.
    • Analyze the shift in trust amongst consumers brought about by AI and learn what you can do to ensure you are well-positioned to sustain the faith you’ve built in your business.
    • Understand the risk vs reward of using open-source platforms.
    • Shed the fear by learning three keyways that AI can bring about job disruption instead of job destruction.

The Art of the Possible: Digital Transformation in Disruption

Going Viral for the Right Reasons: Emerging Technology Trends

Personal Brands: the Future of the Workforce & Business

Why Do We Care and Why Do We Share?

Brand Storytelling: Blending Personal and Company Stories for Customer Experience

Alexa, You’re Hired: Non-linear Career Pathing & the Future of Education

Testimonials

Adam Rodricks greeted every single member of our crew personally, even climbing to the top of the hall to thank the camera guy for his hard work. Fast forward to the end of his (spectacular) talk and the entire hall rises in ovation. Adam turns his back to the audience and starts clapping too. He’s joining the audience and leading the clapping for the crew backstage. This is the type of man Adam Rodricks is.

Anthony C.

University Of Toronto

Every year before our annual town hall, we poll the planning committee for who we can bring in that will entertain, educate and disrupt the way we think, and every year someone says ‘ADAM’

Shawn Peters

Toronto Hydro

You want to know the mark of a good keynote? We brought Adam Rodricks in 2016 and to this day, our team still quotes his formula for truly effective messaging.

Kristen Foucault

Investors Group

Hands down one of the most electrifying speakers we’ve ever had the pleasure of hosting, Adam Rodricks.

Sultan P

CHRL

Adam Rodricks delivered a very engaging and educational talk on “How to build your brand on LinkedIn” at the Palmerston Public Library Small Business Series. His examples and stories were simple and effective in sharing the power of LinkedIn to your audience. He took time to answer all the attendees questions and provided fantastic answers. Highly recommend Adam Rodricks share his message to groups who want to learn and take action on his knowledge.

Jim Pagiamtzis

Speaker, Author, Trainer

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