Close on the heels of our last post on the top 8 experts of UX, we bring you the next in Socially Stacked – the top 8 thought leaders in IoT ranked by the numbers of their Twitter followers.

 

Glen Gilmore @GlenGilmore

A Forbes top 20 social media influencer, Glen is a published author and speaker. His sphere of influence spans Internet Of Things, digital and content marketing, and wearables.

Social Stats as on 7th May 2015

Social Stats as on 7th May 2015

 Followers: 308.4K

 Follower- Following Ratio: 2.3

 Average Tweets Per Day: 22.9

 Average Retweet: 12.1

 Tweets with links: 94.5%

 Tweets with rich-media: 52.1%

 Reply Ratio: 52%

 Influencer Persona Type: Responder

 

 

Mehul Patel @TheMehulPatel

Mehul is a new media consultant who has helped build many digital and social media driven enterprises. He’s also an art aficionado with an enviable art collection.

Social Stats as on 7th May 2015

Social Stats as on 7th May 2015

 Followers: 299K

 Follower- Following Ratio: 34.1

 Average Tweets Per Day: 48.7

 Average Retweet: 0

 Tweets with links: 94.5%

 Tweets with rich-media: 52.1%

 Reply Ratio: 0.5%

 Influencer Persona Type: Curator

 

Robert Schmidt @ambassadorcio

Robert is the Agency Chief Information Officer and Director Of IT Services for the California Department of Food & Agriculture, best known for his ability to blend business and technology in a way that maximises efficiency.

Social Stats as on 7th May 2015

Social Stats as on 7th May 2015

Followers: 121K

Follower- Following Ratio: 1.3

Average Tweets Per Day: 8.1

 Average Retweet: 2.5

Tweets with links: 95.5%

Tweets with rich-media: 19%

Reply Ratio: 6%

Influencer Persona Type: Reciprocal follower

 

Mike Gualtieri @mgualtieri

Mike is a Forrester analyst specialising in IoT, Hadoop, Spark and Predictive Analysis. He has an exclusive Forrester blog where he writes about the latest in his areas of interest.

Social Stats as on 7th May 2015

Social Stats as on 7th May 2015

 Followers: 45.6K

 Follower- Following Ratio: 1.2

 Average Tweets Per Day: 3.8

 Average Retweet: 3.8

 Tweets with links: 77%

 Tweets with rich-media: 16.7%

 Retweet Ratio: 52%

Influencer Persona Type: Retweeter

 

Glenn Cameron @GlennCameronjr

A developer and IoT enthusiast at Samsung, Glen is the founder of Eggify, an online portal for buying and selling using Bitcoin. He is also passionate about Marketing.

Social Stats as on 7th May 2015

Social Stats as on 7th May 2015

 Followers: 38.7K

 Follower- Following Ratio: 900.1

 Average Tweets Per Day: 1

 Average Retweet: 0.1

 Tweets with links: 86%

 Tweets with rich-media: 5.2%

 Retweet Ratio: 23%

 Influencer Persona Type: Promoter

 

Mikael Thakur @mikaelthakur

A strategist specialising in digital transformation and leadership, Mikael’s areas of interest include IoT, big data and analytics among others. He’s also passionate about travel and photography.

Social Stats as on 7th May 2015

Social Stats as on 7th May 2015

 Followers: 38.1K

 Follower- Following Ratio: 2.9

 Average Tweets Per Day: 11.4

 Average Retweet: 0.2

 Tweets with links: 100%

 Tweets with rich-media: 0%

 Influencer Persona Type: Curator

 

 

Dr. Angela Orebaugh @AngelaOrebaugh

Dr. Angela is an IoT security evangelist who believes in using technology to build a safer, better world. She’s also a speaker, adventurer and philanthropist.

Social Stats as on 7th May 2015

Followers: 21.2K

Follower- Following Ratio: 336

Average Tweets Per Day: 0.6

Average Retweet: 0.6

Tweets with links: 64%

Tweets with rich-media: 5.9%

Influencer Persona Type: Original Poster

 

 

 

Josh Clark @bigmediumjosh

An IoT/ wearables/mobile designer, Josh is the founder of Big Medium, a company that builds better and more forward-looking interfaces for connected devices, mobile apps and responsive websites.

Social Stats as on 7th May 2015

Social Stats as on 7th May 2015

Followers: 20.4K

Follower- Following Ratio: 33.3

Average Tweets Per Day: 6.1

Average Retweet: 1.8

Tweets with links: 84%

Tweets with rich-media: 6.4%

Reply Ratio: 42.5%

Influencer Persona Type: Responder

 

 

To know more about these super 8, check out the Influencers tab on EpicBeat.