Basil C. Puglisi

About Me
Basil Puglisi began his exploration of the “Digital Age” with a philosophy of “Read, Write & Share”. The content, which was based around digital and social media became his initial source for professional development.

Basil Puglisi has also sought out traditional learning methods by attending the top conferences like the Search Engine Marketing Expo, New Media Expo, Social Media World Forum, SxSW, Internet Week and more. Additionally, he has also received professional training from Google, Microsoft, AOL, Constant Contact and others in his role as a Partner Agency. These conferences, expos and training sessions help contribute to his professional development which he shares with his followers and colleagues.

Basil Puglisi has been a moderator for panels that include professionals from NBC News, Crain’s Communications, BQE Media, Dragon Search Marketing, Klout, StumbleUpon and also a featured Speaker or Presenter for events like Social Media Week, NYXPO, NYBizExpo, TradeBrooklyn, #140Conf and even a Guest Lecturer for Dowling College, Stony Brook University and Suffolk County Community College.

As on of the producers and the host of Social Media Action Camp, the event has garnished global recognition during both Socila Media Week 2012 and Social Media Week 2013 as one of the most socially active events both years. The #smwSMAC generated more Twitter posts then the host cities of Singapore and Copenhagen in 2013.

@basilpuglisi has been recognized as a Top Influencer on Twitter for the Kred Influencer Summit 2013, Social Media Week #SMWNYC according to @Kred & Ogilvy, The Corporate Social Media Summit according to @Radian6 & Useful Social Media and the Social Media World Forum North America based on tracking by @Synthesio.

Featured in the publications, including Long Island Business News, Newsday and he has also been nominated as a Small Business Influencer in 2011 and 2012 were he has received Honorable Mention. Basil’s book published by Digital Ethos in 2012 on MagCloud was nominated for the 2013 Small Business Book Awards.

■Doctoral Studies in Education
■Masters in Public Policy & Admin
■B.A. Criminal Justice & Sociology