The founder and CEO of Box Inc, Aaron Levie, is an innovative leader in the tech world — and online. On Twitter, Levie is a conversation starter and uses his platform to share his thoughts, opinions, and advice on software, technology, and crypto. He effectively uses his social media platform to authentically engage with his followers. Keep reading for our analysis of Levie’s online presence.    An Engaged Conversation Starter on Twitter On Twitter, Aaron Levie has a large audience with over 2.4 million followers. He has gained a large following by sharing his opinions, experiences, and even some jokes every now and then. Levie is a conversation starter and isn’t afraid to share his opinion and openly engage with other users. It's clear that he views this platform as a space to share his insights and interact with his followers and other...

Brian Chesky is the co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, an online marketplace where users can list or rent homes for travel purposes. On social media, Chesky has positioned himself as a compassionate and effective leader. He shares his business expertise, personal interests, and shows his support for his company.  Continue reading as we analyze Chesky’s Instagram and Twitter content to show how executives can create an effective social media presence by being business-oriented on Twitter and more casual on Instagram.    A Strong Leader on Twitter Chesky is very active on Twitter and this shows in the number of followers he has on this platform with over 481,000. On Twitter, he has positioned himself well as a thought leader in his industry by showcasing his leadership skills and sharing relevant company content. This type of positive first impression is extremely valuable and is what...

The NBA playoffs have become a trending topic on Twitter as we get closer to the finals. Certain CEOs and executives have gone to Twitter to share their thoughts on the ongoing games. Executives involved in the NBA such as Micky Arison, Brandon Schneider, and Cynt Marshall have tweeted in support of their teams as the playoffs continue.  In this article, we will look at the top Tweets from these influential executives and how discussing trending topics on social media such as the NBA playoffs has also been beneficial for their brands.    Micky Arison  Chairman of Carnival Corporation Micky Arison took ownership of the Miami Heat in 1995. This week, the Miami Heat is playing the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals. In light of this, Arison has used his Twitter account to support his team and spread positive messages about the...

Chief Executive Chair at Ann Summers and Knickerbox, Jacqueline Gold CBE is considered by many to be one of the most inspiring and successful executive women in the UK. In 1981, Gold wanted women to be able to purchase lingerie and sex toys in a high class environment. By 1987, Gold was appointed CEO of Ann Summers and turned a sex shop run by men into a multi-millon pound business run by women, for women.  On social media, Gold has created a women-centric and business-centric community by advocating for women’s autonomy and sharing her business advice throughout her content. Gold uses a comprehensive strategy across Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter. In this article, we will be looking at how effective Gold’s influential presence is on Instagram in particular.    Authenticity and Inspiration on Instagram At the time of this article’s publication, Jacqueline Gold’s Instagram...

In part one of “Executives Supporting #BlackLivesMatter,” we discussed executives that openly and actively voiced their opinions in the fight against systemic racism. Here are some examples of executives who are showcasing entrepreneurial leadership by being specific with their action and simultaneously using their personal social media platforms to reinforce the process....

Leaders have the power to make real social and global change, which is why it is important that executives relay any impactful company announcements and information to the public. Social media is an effective way to disseminate information to users across the globe and to stay connected, making it an ideal tool to get messages across more quickly and efficiently. Thus, social media is an effective channel to encourage others to join the battle against climate change. ...

Many brands today have a social media presence and more executives are seeing the value of being online as well. As a part of a brand’s marketing strategy, executives on social media can be an impactful driving force when it comes to accomplishing business goals. The most effective executive social media accounts are the ones that can stand on its own, while also complementing the brand’s overall marketing strategy. In other words, these are executives who post their own content rather than retweeting or copying every post from the main brand account. In this article, we analyze content tone and topics that resonate best when delivered on an executive’s social media account rather than the general brand account. Digital marketers can use these differences to develop their own social media strategy that is more holistic in its approach.   Brands versus Executives on...

This week’s article is a continuation of a previous Front Page Execs post we published a few weeks ago, entitled “How Executives are Tackling Coronavirus.” In it, we discussed the importance of executives using their social media channels to disseminate reputable information about the virus to the public. Social media’s ability to reach a large scale of users makes it an effective tool for doing so. While many of the executives we analyzed in the previous article put out content that actively tackled the spread of misinformation, offered solutions for safer work practices, and provided important healthcare information, the tone over the past week has shifted. Whereas content a few weeks ago focused on providing information, the latest content is branching out into the more inspirational side as many face the ennui and anxiety of staying at home indefinitely. ...