President Gee is known for his straightforward approach to things, his bow ties and the hundreds of selfies he has taken with students. He is one of the best practitioners of social leadership you will ever meet or hear about. He extensively uses of social media to communicate and connect with his audience. He has tens of thousands of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram followers.
Along with his social leadership, President Gee uses humor as part of his carefully crafted leadership vision. By utilizing these strategies, he is able to effectively respond to challenges at the university.
Behind all the jokes, selfies and videos, President Gee is a skilled social leader embracing the technology that his constituents utilize. More CEOs from universities and other industries should follow his lead to become better leaders and better communicators.