PRWeek announced today that Weber Shandwick Global Head of Digital Chris Perry has been named to its list of Top 20 Digital Influencers.
In developing the list, the publication notes, “As the industry adjusts to seismic changes, there has been an emergence of creators, innovators, and strategists, who are at the forefront shaping the digital communications landscape.” They highlight those “20 having the greatest impact on communications and PR.”
From spearheading Weber Shandwick’s success in becoming the first PR agency to create a new content creation and distribution unit, called Mediaco, to his dedication bringing the best and most creative solutions to clients, Perry has helped Weber Shandwick and its clients become leading digital innovators.
Perry leads digital business strategy development and operations for Weber Shandwick. He works in close collaboration with the firm’s leadership team to develop best-in-class digital and social media competencies. Perry frequently speaks on digital media innovation for top global clients and at industry events including Cannes, SXSW, Digital Age (Brazil) and Internet Week. This fall, he will be speaking at the BOLO 2013 Conference in October as well as at The Holmes Report Global PR Summit in November. Perry is also a frequent contributor to Forbes, writing on the intersection of social media and business change. You can follow him at www.forbes.com/sites/chrisperry or @cperry248 on Twitter.