With more than 313 million active users in 2016, Twitter can be a great resource for both selling and learning about the benefits industry. EBA has selected 30 must-follow people across the entire industry to help you in your business.
Editor’s note: User name, Twitter handle and bio are all directly from Twitter. EBA editors did not make grammar and spelling adjustments. The following are presented in random order.
Global benefits strategist/advisor to large employers @pacres_benefits. Expertise in Life, Disability, Dental, Absence, Productivity. My tweets are mine alone.
Why Purdy uses Twitter:
“I use Twitter because I find it valuable for connecting with colleagues and thought leaders in order to share ideas. I also find it to be a great tool for keeping a finger on the pulse of our industry.”
Founder @myFinAnswers Husband, father, twin, West Point grad, UVa Darden School, normal guy http://linkedin.com/in/pittsben
Why Pitts uses Twitter:
"Twitter provides me with a stage from which to evangalize financial wellbeing for employees. Lots of benefits executives are trying to figure out what financial wellbeing is and how to deliver it. There is no better way to deliver our message to people who are looking for answers."
Founder and President @UrsaMajorCo - Benefits and Healthcare Innovation Advocate - Formerly Tesla, Safeway, WaMu - http://www.ursamajor.consulting
Why Randall uses Twitter:
“We use Twitter as both an engagement platform and a meaningful tool to take the pulse of industry trends, research, thought-leaders, and new innovations and organizations in the benefits and employee experience space.”
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