Keith Ferrazzi

Keith Ferrazzi

Expert in Business Relationship Development | Bestselling Author

Keith Ferrazzi holds the secret to creating positive organizational change. By helping global organizations identify and transform behaviours that block them from achieving their goals, Ferrazzi helps create new, more profitable habits throughout every level of the businesses he works with. His direct and dynamic approach challenges audiences to cut down silos, and facilitates the risk-taking needed to ignite the innovation and agility needed for sustained organizational change in today’s radically interdependent world.

Formerly the CMO of Deloitte and Starwood Hotels, Ferrazzi is currently the founder and chairman of Ferrazzi Greenlight and its Research Institute, where he is recognized as a global thought leader in the relational and collaborative sciences. He has introduced a new transformational operating system he calls co-elevation that leads to exponential change and value. With the ongoing concerns around the pandemic, Ferrazzi has been coaching executive teams of the world’s largest organizations on how to lead virtually.

Ferrazzi is also a #1 New York Times bestselling author of Who’s Got Your Back, Never Eat Alone, and, most recently, Leading without Authority: How the New Power of Co-Elevation Can Break Down Silos, Transform Teams, and Reinvent Collaboration. Ferrazzi also regularly contributes to The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Inc., Forbes, Fortune, and Fast Company.

Together with former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh and Groupon’s Brad Keywell, Ferrazzi launched Yoi, a digital onboarding tool that drives transparency, improved coaching, and real-time feedback between busy managers and their new hires. The platform utilizes practice-based learning and quantitative assessments to deliver increased productivity in the workplace.


Leading Without Authority: The Roadmap for Organizations Going FORWARD – Not Back – to Work

In the past several months, we have seen more disruption, transformation, and innovation than during any other period in history. Businesses are at a tipping point that will determine how they emerge post-pandemic.

Keith Ferrazzi is currently working with 85 CHRO’s, 50 CEO’s, and 45 CMO’s of the largest organizations in the world, along with the former Managing Editor of Forbes and in conjunction with the Harvard Business Review to ensure that we don’t go back to work, but instead go forward to work. They have recognized that the world of work has fundamentally changed and now demands different forms of leadership, transformation, and innovation.

Audiences will learn:

  • How to lead with influence rather than authority.
  • How to break down barriers to transformation found in the silos that exist in so many organizations today.
  • How to lead by adopting a new methodology that Ferrazzi calls Co-Elevation, which shifts the burden from individual leaders to the team itself, moving from “overload” to “shared load.”
  • How to lead with agility and adaptability to be prepared for a world that will continue to change even beyond this global pandemic.

Leading Exponential Change

Organizations do not change, people do. Each and every one of us have the capacity to be agents of change. Every form of organizational transformation begins at the level of the individual and Keith Ferrazzi’s keynote will ignite the fire within each member of the crowd to be the catalyst for change within their respective organizations, no matter their role.

Creating Teams That Won't Let Each Other Fail

Keith Ferrazzi elegantly outlines the processes by which teams hold each other accountable and take individual ownership of each other’s success in service to the shared mission; ultimately ensuring the team crosses the finish line together.

Growth Through Deeper Sales and Marketing Relationships

Keith Ferrazzi shares his secrets to productivity through developing relationships. His techniques will instantly set prospects at ease and differentiate your organization from your competition.

How to Lead Without Authority

Business today calls for strong leaders with strong leadership qualities to prove it. In this leadership speech by Keith Ferrazzi, you’ll learn why “great businesses require radical interdependency” and how to employ that concept in your business, allowing you to connect to the people involved in it.