Expert in Business Relationship Development | Bestselling Author
Keith Ferrazzi is one of the world’s most “connected” individuals. Believing that professional relationships are the real keys to success, Ferrazzi has redefined networking as it was once known. Counselling audiences on how to dramatically accelerate the development of relationships to drive sales, spark innovation, and create team cohesion, Ferrazzi has received accolades from organizations such as Meryll Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, the United Nations, Facebook, the World Economic Forum, Kraft, GM, Century 21, and AT&T to name just a few.
Ferrazzi launched his career as the youngest Chief Marketing Officer in the Fortune 500 at Deloitte Consulting, and was later the CMO at Starwood Hotels. He is the author of the bestselling books Never Eat Alone, and Who’s Got Your Back, which focuses on “lifeline relationships”―a narrow category of peer relationships that deeply affect careers and success. Ferrazzi has been named a “Global Leader of Tomorrow” by the World Economic Forum, one of the top “40 Under 40” business leaders by Crain’s Business, and one of the most creative Americans in Who’s Really Who.
Ferrazzi is a frequent contributor to CNN and CNBC, and has been a guest on Larry King Live and Today Show. His writing has appeared in Forbes, Inc., Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, and the Harvard Business Review.