Keith Ferrazzi

Keith Ferrazzi, the world’s foremost expert on relationship development, is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Who’s Got Your Back. His first book, Never Eat Alone, redefined professional networking today. As founder and chairman of the consulting, training, and research firm Ferrazzi Greenlight, Ferrazzi counsels the world’s top enterprises on how to dramatically accelerate the development of business relationships to drive sales, spark innovation, and create team cohesion. Ferrazzi created The Relationship Masters Academy, an online learning academy for “people skills” that delivers an exclusive program aimed at sales people and business professionals. Ferrazzi has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Inc., and Fast Company, and has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNBC, Larry King, and other national TV. Ferrazzi’s foundation, Big Task Weekend, is an impactful, invitation only event that brings together a diverse group of visionary leaders from top organizations to facilitate partnerships to solve the world’s biggest challenges.


Relationships for Revenue Growth
Did you know that the number of names in your address book can predict how much money you make for your company? That’s just one “wow” statistic from recent social networking research showing that relationships play a more profound role in individual financial success than previously recognized – except by Keith Ferrazzi, who has devoted himself to helping sales forces boost revenue through relationships since the publication of his bestseller Never Eat Alone. He is the world’s foremost expert on business relationship development and this talk distills 20 years of research, experience, and teaching. Keith’s highly interactive, dynamic Relationships for Revenue Growth keynote provides exactly that, introducing groups to his proven Accelerated Relationship Development system. Keith is also available for breakout sessions and webinars on this topic, which can be customized for the sales force, executive leadership, or any division of your organization.

Relationships for Leadership Success and High-Performance Teams
Research shows that high-performance teams are also the most highly committed teams. As you look around your organization, can you honestly say that your people are committed to not letting each other fail? The very best leaders know how to help their team build strong, engaging relationships. Keith Ferrazzi’s Relationship for Leadership Success and High-Performance Teams keynote provides the mindsets, processes, and tools to transform even the most conflicted team into a closely bonded working unit. After this keynote, leaders will understand that in today’s workplace, success isn’t achieved alone. This talk deeply leverages the consulting methodologies that have made Keith and Ferrazzi Greenlight the go-to firm for transforming company culture. Participants practice the techniques of Ferrazzi’s Accelerated Relationship Development system right in the room in the course of this highly interactive, dynamic seminar. They build higher levels of intimacy and trust as part of the roadmap that will allow them to move forward with faster decision-making, more robust problem solving, and innovative thinking among their team and the broad organization.

Supercharging Networking and Creating Community: Unleash the Power of Your Membership with Ferrazzi Greenlight’s Who’s Got Your Back Keynote Package!
A uniquely effective 4-part offering, based on the breakthrough program in Keith Ferrazzi’s #1 NYT bestseller Who’s Got Your Back, as seen on Good Morning America and Larry King. Ferrazzi shares with audiences:

PREP: FG guides association heads in the use of social media and rich content, such as our “Conference Commando” tip videos, to create lively conversation and member-driven community prior to the event.
PERMISSION: During Keith’s inspired keynote ; “Who’s Got Your Back: Supercharge Networking and Move from Membership to Community”; participants are given permission, safety and comfort to let down their guards down and be human – the key to unleashing the power in the seats.
PRACTICE: During the keynote, facilitated interaction allows members to taste the success of deepening bonds immediately. Participants begin to form the peer-coaching relationships that they’ll continue to develop throughout the conference. (Keith is also available for breakout sessions and webinars.)
PERMANENCE: Lifeline Groups create structured sustainability when members make specific commitments to each other’s success, a viral component that will continue through the year. Months after your conference, the event is still ongoing!


Full Biography

If you want to transform your life, you need the help of others – powerful relationships with people who give you support and access, and push you to exceed your potential.

Keith Ferrazzi can help: He is the world’s foremost expert in professional relationship development. He has transformed the lives and careers of clients and readers worldwide, bringing 20 years of research and experience to the art and science of business relationship development. His signature focus on success through relationships – a deeply energizing passion – has fueled his own incredible rise to prominence. Both Forbes and Inc. have called him one of the world’s most “connected” individuals.

ACCLAIMED AUTHOR Ferrazzi has won a place as one of the top thought leaders in American business. His first book, Never Eat Alone, redefined networking today. His #1 NY Times bestseller Who’s Got Your Back focuses on lifeline relationships, a narrow category of deep, trusting peer relationships that disproportionately affect our careers and well-being. 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.

DYNAMIC SPEAKER Ferrazzi moves audiences to action and has been enthusiastically recognized as one the world’s most dynamic, engaging speakers. He has received accolades from an impressively diverse list of listeners: Merill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, the United Nations, Facebook, the World Economic Forum, Kraft, GM, Century 21, AT&T, and Aon, to name a few. 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.

Expertise:  BUSINESS