The Top 40 Marketing Influencers in 2019

GrowthHackers runs the largest online community for growth professionals where users share articles on all things SAAS, Growth and Product Marketing.

We analyzed 76,970 articles published between 2016 and 2018 on the GrowthHackers community. We then used that data to identify which influencers were mentioned the most during that period.

Below you will find an infographic featuring the top 40 most mentioned people (influencers) across the dataset. Enjoy!

The Top 40 Marketing Influencers

1. Neil Patel

Co-founder at Neil Patel Digital

Twitter: https://twitter.com/neilpatel

2. Brian Dean

Founder of Backlinko

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Backlinko

3. Rand Fishkin

Founder at SparkToro

Twitter: https://twitter.com/randfish

4. Mark Zuckerberg

Co-founder & CEO at Facebook

5. Seth Godin

Author

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThisIsSethsBlog

6. Sean Ellis

CEO at Growthhackers

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SeanEllis

7. Noah Kagan

Chief Sumo at Sumo.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/noahkagan

8. Gary Vaynerchuk

CEO of VaynerMedia

Twitter: https://twitter.com/garyvee

9. Steve Jobs

Co-founder at Apple

10. Matt Cutts

ex-Google

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mattcutts

11. Andrew Chen

General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz

Twitter: https://twitter.com/andrewchen

12. Hiten Shah

Co-Founder at Crazy Egg

Twitter: https://twitter.com/hnshah

13. Tim Ferriss

Author and Angel Investor

Twitter: https://twitter.com/tferriss

14. Elon Musk

CEO at Tesla

Twitter: https://twitter.com/elonmusk

15. Brian Balfour

Former VP Growth at Hubspot

Twitter: https://twitter.com/bbalfour

16. Lincoln Murphy

Sixteen Ventures

Twitter: https://twitter.com/lincolnmurphy

17. Jay Baer

Founder at Convince and Convert

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jaybaer

18. Paul Graham

Founder at YCombinator

Twitter: https://twitter.com/paulg

19. Shane Barker

Shane Barker Consulting

Twitter: https://twitter.com/shane_barker

20. Larry Kim

CEO at MobileMonkey, Founder of Wordstream

Twitter: https://twitter.com/larrykim

21. Sujan Patel

Co-founder at Web Profits

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sujanpatel

22. Richard Branson

Founder at Virgin Group

Twitter: https://twitter.com/richardbranson

23. Jeff Bezos

CEO at Amazon

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JeffBezos

24. Bill Gates

CEO at Microsoft

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BillGates

25. Nir Eyal

Author and Consultant

Twitter: https://twitter.com/nireyal

26. Ramit Sethi

Author

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ramit

27. Brian Clark

Rainmaker Digital

Twitter: https://twitter.com/brianclark

28. Ann Handley

Chief Content Officer at MarketingProfs

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MarketingProfs

29. Jeff Bullas

CEO at JeffBullas.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jeffbullas

30. Joanna Wiebe

Co-Founder at Airstory

Twitter: https://twitter.com/copyhackers

31. Mark Schaefer

Schaefer Marketing Solutions

Twitter: https://twitter.com/markwschaefer

32. Bryan Harris

Founder at Videofruit

Twitter: https://twitter.com/bryanhimself

33. Eric Ries

Author of the Lean Startup

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ericries

34. Guy Kawasaki

Chief Evangelist at Canva

Twitter: https://twitter.com/GuyKawasaki

35. Michael Hyatt

Author

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MichaelHyatt

36. Oli Gardner

Co-founder at Unbounce

Twitter: https://twitter.com/oligardner

37. Jonah Berger

Professor at Wharton

Twitter: https://twitter.com/j1berger

38. Ryan Hoover

Founder at Product Hunt

Twitter: https://twitter.com/rrhoover

39. Avinash Kaushik

Digital Market Evangelist at Google

Twitter: https://twitter.com/avinash

40. Steve Blank

Professor at Stanford University

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sgblank

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