Niklas Myhr

Associate Professor of Marketing aka The Social Media Professor

Chapman University
Niklas Myhr, PhD, known as The Social Media Professor, is an international TEDx and keynote speaker who teaches Social Media, Digital & Global Marketing at Chapman University. Dr. Myhr is Google’s #1 ranked “Social Media Professor” and has served on the Monaco Digital Advisory Council chaired by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco. Dr. Myhr has also served as a Director on the Board of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in Washington DC.

At Chapman University, Professor Myhr serves as the Academic Director, Social Media at the Argyros School of Business and Economics. He also leads the annual Chapman MBA travel course experience Business in Scandinavia with a focus on technology, sustainable entrepreneurship, innovation, and international business.

Dr. Myhr is a CSP® (Certified Speaking Professional™), the highest designation of the National Speakers Association. As a speaker, Niklas Myhr offers keynote presentations, talks, workshops, and executive education programs. Dr. Myhr's expertise on social media & digital marketing has been featured in publications such as BBC, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Marketplace Morning Report, TIME, ABC, CBS, NBC, and on national Swedish television. ​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​Dr. Myhr holds a PhD in Marketing from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia as well as an MS degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Linköping University in Sweden. Dr. Myhr is also an awardee of the Hans Werthén Foundation at the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences for his research on partnerships in global supply chains.