Providing thought leadership, strategy, and practical expertise within the intersection of teaching, learning, and student success, Eric’s work focuses on how technology can provide around-the-clock support and insight for students, staff, and faculty.
With a background in student affairs, academic advising, first-year experience, digital identity, wellness, orientation, technology, and communications, Eric is a leading higher ed expert in how technology can be used for student engagement, recruitment, retention, and well-being.
He is a keen proponent for teaching students, staff, and faculty about digital identity development and is especially interested in the interplay between organizational culture and the adoption of new technologies for enhancing the student experience.
Over the past 17 years, Eric has worked with: AACOM, AACRAO, ACPA, ACUHO-I, ACUI, Adobe, AFA, AFLV, AMOSSHE, ANZSSA, Blackboard, Boise State University, Boston University, Capita, CASE, Chapman University, CUNY, Duke University, EDUCAUSE, Handshake, ICBA, Jisc, King’s College London, LinkedIn, Loyola Marymount University, Meltwater, NACA, NACADA, NACAS, NACS, NAFSA, NASPA, NODA, Oklahoma State University, Oxford University, Princeton University, Salesforce, SAP, SCUP, Sodexo, Symplicity, SUNY, TACUSPA, UCAS, University of Delaware, University of Glasgow, The University of Texas (Austin and San Antonio), University of Manchester, The University of Memphis, and the University of Miami as well as additional institutions/organizations from the UK, USA, Canada, Mexico, Ireland, Italy, and New Zealand.
Eric currently runs a successful higher education consultancy. In 2010, he created the Student Affairs and Technology blog for Inside Higher Ed. He has been the Vice President of Product Strategy for Element451, a leading higher ed CRM, as well as the VP of Digital Strategy for GeckoEngage, a UK-based student engagement edtech start-up.
Eric is a former Academic Advisor and Web Coordinator for the College of Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University. He served previously as a Marketing Specialist for Student Affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
He received an AA from Indian Hills Community College, a BA in Communications/Public Relations from the University of Northern Iowa, and an Ed.M. in College Student Services Administration from Oregon State University. Eric can be found online at http://ericstoller.com and tweeting at http://twitter.com/ericstoller.
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If you are looking for energy, passion and an all round sharp #EdTech mind – get in touch with @EricStoller. Super sad to see him (and others) go. https://t.co/E4Gy1I6YzN
— Calum Shepherd (@calumshepherd) April 24, 2020
If you’re an institution looking to engage your students more effectively through digital channels or a EdTech company looking for digital marketing leadership, here’s your chance. https://t.co/LEHeAaYJY4
— Dave Jarrat (@djarrat) April 24, 2020
Second, third and forth that! Great to work with Eric
— Dr Kate Cuthbert (@cuthbert_kate) April 25, 2020
Many thanks to @EricStoller from the @KyStateU #Thorobred family for an exceptional Encampment presentation. 2019/2020 will be a year of culture change and digital transformation. #KSUForward https://t.co/LVfukROxrl
— M. C. Brown II (@DrMCB2) August 13, 2019
We’re hearing about leveraging digital technology in the career services space from Keynote speaker @EricStoller #CSMSymposium pic.twitter.com/TkB2NyuPM9
— Symplicity (@symplicitycorp) July 8, 2019
Thank you, @EricStoller for an informative and inspirational keynote address today. It was a pleasure to have you @StJohnsU! #sjuonline https://t.co/FVJen2pX88
— Dr. Elizabeth Ciabocchi (@drlizc) June 13, 2019
Honored to have our Keynote Speaker @EricStoller today in 2019 Teaching Narratives Symposium to talk about Digital Media in Higher Education. Also glad to hear about the use of WeChat for American Universities’ Admissions and Recruitment in China. #sjutns pic.twitter.com/YHIPqfdeRm
— Lin Zhu 朱琳 (@zhulin1031) June 13, 2019
Great to welcome @EricStoller to the Foundry today, where he’s sharing insights on digital engagement with @UniofOxford comms teams. Social media as a tool for student success ✓✓ pic.twitter.com/Lz1AilxZJy
— Oxford Foundry (@oxfoundry) April 1, 2019
All presentations should be so informative and witty… Great job @EricStoller. Dare I say…. it’s engaging? :) https://t.co/h5tTVcmiEu
— Tyff 🇺🇸 👊🏽 🇺🇸 (@mojo_girl) March 15, 2019
Great talk today by @EricStoller @ITSligo Digital Dissonance-Learning to Embrace Change and Enhance the Student Experience. So many social media platforms to engage with students, the possibilities are endless.
— EndaGibney@LovelyLeitrim (@EndaGibney) March 15, 2019
Next up we have @EricStoller talking about Digital Transformation in HigherEd #GeckoForum pic.twitter.com/ugbWP0eU71
— GeckoEngage (@geckoengage) March 5, 2019
It’s only that @EricStoller talking to my colleagues in @EdinUniMedicine & @TheDickVet about the professional use of digital engagement in higher education. pic.twitter.com/kutXmTFOqm
— Simon Horrocks (@horrocks_simon) March 6, 2019
Was really inspired by your talk @StaffsUni Eric – crystallised a lot of my thoughts as a then relative newcomer to social media. Really helped to develop my professional network and connections.
— Ian Davies (@StaffsBMS) February 10, 2019
Great talk by @EricStoller today @UniofNottingham on use of #social #media in #research
— Luke J Prendergast (@Dr_LPrendergast) November 22, 2018
The Learning Centre welcomed @ericstoller yesterday to give a talk on Digital Wellness and asked our students “What does your online profile say about you?”@uxbridgecollege #digitalwellness #healthysocialmedia pic.twitter.com/SSnrTJTyvz
— Uxbridge College LRCs (@UXCollegeLRC) November 22, 2018
Learning, entertained and inspired by @ericstoller at today’s Rochester Institute of Technology Young Professionals Conference
#leadership #inspiration #networking #ideas #mentoring
— Anne Walton (@ajkw1017) October 9, 2018
I gained some valuable insights from students and educators at the @warwickuni admissions conference today. Thanks @EricStoller for the digital engagement tips and SROAS for organising! #learning #engagement #socialmedia #HigherEducation https://t.co/KLaLojXZhQ
— Sarah Penny (@SarahLouPenny) September 18, 2018
Enjoying a fantastic keynote session from @EricStoller #UWLT2018 #inspired #learning #teaching https://t.co/I0a7hgmq1f
— Karen Williams (@karenwilliamsPE) June 14, 2018
Great session yesterday with @EricStoller #HigherEducation #SocialMedia guru @_UoW. Highly recommended
— Steven McCulloch (@SteveMcCVet) January 25, 2018
Excellent talk by @EricStoller about Technology enhancing the student experience. #BathTT @uniofbath @clt_bath
— Chris ShimminVincent (@ChrisShimVin) November 20, 2017
Enjoying #Mercian17 Fantastic opening key note by @EricStoller on how libraries can use social media to engage staff and students
— David Wilson Library (@UoLDWL) September 12, 2017
Eric will be awesome. Best keynote I’ve ever experienced. Inspiring is his middle name. #HEAConf17
— Sue Beckingham (@suebecks) July 4, 2017
Always Learning … that’s our business – thanks @EricStoller for a great keynote #UoDLT17 pic.twitter.com/bZl1KXbK1x
— Fiona Shelton (@FeefeeShelts) July 3, 2017
Really liking @EricStoller ‘s #accessible #open keynote at #HEAconf17 a real craftsman in unearthing many complex #digitallearning issues pic.twitter.com/UViBIBSy2F
— Dr Anne Preston (@Prestontales) July 5, 2017
Brilliant from @EricStoller on Social Media’s ability to build communities & level hierarchies to enable dialogue in HE #HEAconf17 pic.twitter.com/aGBcEaLQO8
— Tom Lowe (@TomLoweREACT) July 5, 2017
@EricStoller held a fantastic masterclass on ‘Social Media and Learning & Teaching’ for us at #TULTE17, #GalaxyCat made a guest appearance. pic.twitter.com/uAEbx8wKok
— Teesside Uni LTE (@TeesUniLTE) June 27, 2017
Brilliant day #StaffsLT17 great conversations highlight being @EricStoller brilliant keynote thanks to all involved!
— sarahknight (@sarahknight) June 20, 2017
Thank you @EricStoller for #thoughtleadership & #digitalinspiration you’ve earned a good night’s sleep ! @StaffsUni #LTstaffs17 https://t.co/QtXQ34FITX
— sue reece (@suereece65) June 20, 2017
@EricStoller Like Jude, I am definitely not a digital native but I came away from your talk totally inspired #gettingdigital #StaffsLT17
— Sashi Kambeu (@SashiKambeu) June 20, 2017
@EricStoller thank you for presenting on Digital Engagement! Very informative and hilarious. Keeping UK in our thoughts. #NACABOD
— LaShaundra Randolph (@ShebaFATAL) May 24, 2017
Great UofG comms away day with @EricStoller covering VR, snapchat glasses, great video content, hand turkeys & so much more!
— Emma Gilmartin (@embrooksy8) May 19, 2017
@HilaryNunns @emsogram @bobharrisonset @Realtimeedu @MrsSarahSimons Colleges/HE struggling to get past this social media fear should speak with @EricStoller #UKFEchat
— Andrew Will Dowell (@andrewdowell) May 11, 2017
Digital identity matters. Work of @EricStoller is a must read for thoughts on highered and social media. #dlnchat https://t.co/xgxYZIwaZd
— Connie Johnson (@DrConnieJohnson) April 12, 2017
That is how you do an awesome presentation! @EricStoller So interesting & engaging, thank you #uaac17 #digitalengagement #studentexperience pic.twitter.com/oTJx15nkvu
— Emma Thompson (@DrEmmaThompson) April 12, 2017
Such an informative and entertaining session on Digital Engagement by @EricStoller at #uaac17. Must get his Snapchat handle #fearthesnapchat pic.twitter.com/MWQwr3byVp
— Marcus Burton (@MarcusOffice) April 12, 2017
Irony of UCAS event app going quiet ’cause we’re all too busy listening to @EricStoller talk about digital engagement #uaac17
— Kim Eccleston (@KimEccleston) April 12, 2017
And we’re live!! @EricStoller kicks off #casesmc here in Brighton. Exciting stuff! pic.twitter.com/QxjxdcOtpO
— CASE Europe (@CASE_Europe) March 30, 2017
Inspired to send my first tweet by @EricStoller – thanks for an interesting and thought provoking seminar this morning at #LSTM
— Sarah Rylance (@sarah_rylance) March 20, 2017
Long time since I heard such an engaging social media preso – only came here to chill, and to charge my laptop… #digifeist17 https://t.co/6gFfokBTJL
— Andy Mabbett (@pigsonthewing) March 15, 2017
Any educators serious about connecting with their students to maximize their engagement should invite @EricStoller for consultation!
— K.W.E.S.I (@kwesithementor) February 17, 2017
So great to have @EricStoller here to present to #unitecnz staff on digital identity @UnitecNZ pic.twitter.com/cO5xVFcWus
— Andrew Tui (@upbeat_nz) December 2, 2016
.@DrConnieJohnson so great working with @EricStoller, students loved his digital identity tips and we still share the content!
— Melissa Balsan (@melissabalsan) November 4, 2016
Thanks to @EricStoller & #amosshe for great webinar on social media & student wellbeing. Will get all our managers listening 2 the recording
— Levi Pay (@NU_LeviPay) July 28, 2016
#amosshe thank you so much. The webinar was really informative. Many thanks @EricStoller
— Student Welfare (@Roe_SWO) July 28, 2016
@EricStoller Thanks so much for working with our team! We learned a lot and we really are putting everything into practice! #ThankYou
— SDL at QC (@SDLatQC) July 28, 2016
Just listening to a fabulous talk by @EricStoller about students and social media
— Jenny Shaw (@jennyshaw) June 30, 2016
What a great double act @EricStoller and @patricemiller_ on the use of Social Media with students #connectmore16 pic.twitter.com/zWPLQaZFxz
— Jisc London (@JiscLondon) June 28, 2016
@EricStoller has given a remarkably positive, honest and informative talk about digital preparation & success #iprep
— jo heywood (@jo_heywood) May 17, 2016
#AngliaLTA Just thoroughly enjoyed @EricStoller leading the webinar conversation on using Social Media for CPD. Quickest hour ever!
— Kate Outhwaite (@KateO1012) March 16, 2016
Had the greatest and most motivational sessions on utilising social media platforms and growing a digital Brand today thank you @EricStoller
— ZeeFrederick (@ZeeFrederick) February 9, 2016
Brilliant #digifest16 surgery led by @EricStoller standing (or sitting on the floor) room only! He needs Hall 1 next year as keynote
— Sue Beckingham (@suebecks) March 2, 2016
One of the most popular sessions on day 1 of #digifest16 was this from @ericstoller https://t.co/AW2MCdHiub pic.twitter.com/fgEVyTYsfF
— Jisc (@Jisc) March 2, 2016
Great guidance from @EricStoller about#socialmedia engagement. #ctustrong pic.twitter.com/WXVJrINAfh
— Connie Johnson (@DrConnieJohnson) January 22, 2016
Social media expert @EricStoller is opening our conference. Follow the conversations today with #SocMedHE15 pic.twitter.com/JWRY4IxMen
— Sheffield Hallam Uni (@sheffhallamuni) December 18, 2015
Today is the day I can truly say the keynote was awesome! Thank you @EricStoller #SocMedHE15 pic.twitter.com/NiT22bIGog
— Sue Beckingham (@suebecks) December 18, 2015
Very much enjoyed the #AMOSSHE webinar this morning with @EricStoller. Thank you!
— Law School, Hull Uni (@HullLawSchool) December 3, 2015
Thank you to @amosshe_uk & @EricStoller for the #studentengagement webinar. Really interesting and v.useful @HealthSciYork #highered
— PCMIS HE (@PCMISHE) December 4, 2015
A HUGE thank you to @EricStoller for a stimulating set of #LTHEchat questions! Find out more about Eric here https://t.co/ShuTndf2rt
— LTHE Tweetchat (@LTHEchat) November 18, 2015
Enjoying @EricStoller ‘s keynote at #sit15 so far. Knowledgable and engaging speaking. Feels like I’m at a TED talk.
— Nancy Yang (@NanceeeYang) October 17, 2015
Only caught part of @EricStoller‘s keynote address for @curryedu “Senior Conference”…mtg @1:30. But what I heard was AWESOME! #currysc
— Kirk Hazlett, APR (@KirkHazlett) October 16, 2015
@EricStoller has given us some great information about @LinkedIn. #CareerDev
— NicholsCareerService (@NicholsCareer) September 9, 2015
Thought-provoking #OUpgED session with @EricStoller this morning. So many ideas floating around in my head now!
— Ceri Wilcock (@ceriwilcock) July 8, 2015
Thanks @EricStoller for your visit to @LeedsBeckettCLT @leedsbeckett great start to our digital identity conversations #beckettdigital
— Simon Thomson (@digisim) February 27, 2015
Probably one of the best webinars I’ve ever listened to. Thanks to @EricStoller for a great conversation. #YikYakPC
— Kyle Saverance (@kylesaverance) February 18, 2015
Great day w/ @EricStoller on social media/digital identity. Huge thanks to partners from all our campuses for joining us. #Teamwork #UTSA
— UTSA Student Affairs (@UTSAStudents) January 16, 2015
Glad to have @EricStoller @UTAustin @utstudentaffair talking about #SocMedTx for our Student Affairs Leadership Team!
— Gage Paine (@GagePaine) January 14, 2015
Thank you to @EricStoller on the very insightful webinar on @YikYakApp!! We will be implementing some of your tips! #socialmedia #yikyakpc
— Iona College (@ionacollege) November 12, 2014
@EricStoller fantastic advice today on the YikYak webinar #yikyakpc #GoCougs pic.twitter.com/098ye5Ubib
— WSU Financial Aid (@WSUFinancialAid) November 12, 2014
@EricStoller Thanks for sharing your wisdom at UM yesterday. Great feedback from parents. @UM_Orientation Great to have you.
— DrPatWhitely (@drpatwhitely) October 11, 2014
A full house in the ballroom to see @EricStoller speak on the importance of digital identity in higher ed #medialife pic.twitter.com/Ly2qx2M5C2
— UMiami Orientation (@UM_Orientation) October 10, 2014
.@EricStoller helping #highered make sense of the #socialmedia landscape. What’s your favorite site? #mccneb pic.twitter.com/ZOAgBPn07Z
— MCC (@mccneb) September 12, 2014
Big thanks to @EricStoller for his work at the Univ of New Haven Student Affairs retreat today. Fun, interesting, and well done. #unhsm
— Matt Caporale (@the_mcap) January 8, 2014
The Princeton AMG conference this year is on social media. Our speaker is Eric Stoller. Great event and great speaker. #AMGSM
— Princeton GSS (@PrincetonGSS) June 26, 2014
Enjoying a great social media strategy session with @EricStoller for the @InsideTrack team. #InsideTrackSM
— Dave Jarrat (@djarrat) August 13, 2014
One of the best presentations I’ve heard on the practicality of social media and Student Affairs. Thank you! @EricStoller
— Johnny Robinson (@johnnyarobinson) October 15, 2012
Great lecture w/ @EricStoller in the Kent Student Center Kiva about digital identity & social media. #KSUSM http://t.co/Hp7dQ08t
— KentStateJMC (@KentStateJMC) February 14, 2013
.@EricStoller on stage now talking Digital Identity & how it can help or hurt your job prospects #curryseniorconference pic.twitter.com/82OiioYb
— Curry College (@CurryEdu) January 18, 2013
@EricStoller Loved the preso! It will be the chatter for a long time. Best closing speaker ever! #anewtwitterfan
— Jumelle Brooks (@DoctorJai2015) November 18, 2012
Huge thanks to @EricStoller for delivering a great @Bb_Mobile session at #BbW12 & bringing extra fun to the scene. #BeBold #GoEwoks
— John Dennett (@jgd3) July 14, 2012
Wondering where in the twitterverse we’d be if @EricStoller hadn’t helped us figure out a hashtag for #mytru back in June. #itsallgood
— Christine Adam (@trudeanstudents) September 10, 2012
@ericstoller hard practical reasons for mobile on a campus, wrapped up with wit and charm thnx @bb_mobile 4 thinking of this #bbw12
— DrTwitch@UNI (@DrTwitch) July 12, 2012
Just what I needed post-lunch. An entertaining, informative & funny talk. Thanks @ericstoller!
— Bradley Slavin (@bradslavin) April 19, 2012
I didn’t know @EricStoller was such a GREAT speaker: http://t.co/eAwWYPVU Engaging, inspiring & funny. Thanks for sharing @KarlynMB:
— Karine Joly (@karinejoly) April 28, 2012
#MIMSAC12 @EricStoller walks his talk on engaging conference presentations; good use of tech (obviously) – good use of PPT
— Dan Bureau, PhD (@danbureau) May 11, 2012
Keynote speaker @ericstoller for #ICPA drive in conference was awesome! I’m inspired to keep working on my twitter presence.
— Brian Fremeau (@ndfremeau) January 27, 2012
Fantastic social media presentation by @EricStoller @butleru! Can’t wait to incorporate many of the ideas/tips shared! #studentaffairs
— Levester Johnson (@LevesterJohnson) January 24, 2012
I’m so thankful right now to @ericstoller and his awesome presentation earlier this year,it’s helping me while planning training for staff!
— Stacy Jill Calvert (@stacyjill) July 19, 2011
Saw two great speakers today, the Astins in the AM and @EricStoller twice after. With all due respect @EricStoller was much better #naspa11
— Justin Gomez (@JustinQGomez) March 15, 2011
Learned a lot from @EricStoller about student affairs. Great seeing you again!
— Adobe Education Team (@AdobeEdu) October 20, 2011
Using genius creativity and disruptive innovation w/ epic theme music and kittens! Best closing speaker EVER! @EricStoller #napawr11
— Di Wong (@DiWillikers) November 19, 2011
Enjoying the keynote speaker @ericstoller talk about how leadership connects with social media @pacurh2010 #pacurch10
— Marco Henry Negrete (@marcohenry) November 6, 2010
Loving that @EricStoller has inspired us to use social media in Stu Affairs. #PACURH10
— Amanda Lobsinger (@AKlobsing) November 6, 2010
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@EricStoller has done so much to make all of us aware of how social media provides an important link to career information.