Keith Ferrazzi

  • Chairman, Ferrazzi Greenlight
  • “Global Leader of Tomorrow” – World Economic Forum
  • New York Times #1 Bestselling Author of 'Competing in the New World of Work', 'Never Eat Alone', 'Who's Got Your Back', and 'Leading Without Authority'
  • Advocate for Corporate Citizenship



Keith Ferrazzi radically transforms teams by offering  leaders the inspiration and the road map to catapult their organizations forward, make up for lost time, embrace new realities, and win new frontiers.

His newest best-seller, Competing in the New World of Work, offers a bold new vision for what the organization of the future looks like — digital, distributed, inclusive, resilient, empathic — and the emerging best leadership practices that will redefine success in the ever-evolving world of work.

Based on an ambitious global research initiative involving thousands of executives, innovators, and change-makers who have redefined their strategies, business models, organizational systems, and even their cultures, Ferrazzi documents the workplace innovations that emerged during the pandemic and shows leaders how to shape their organizations and practices to remain competitive in a new, post-pandemic context.

Also the author of Who’s Got Your Back, Never Eat Alone, and Leading Without Authority, and he’s an entrepreneur, Founder & Chairman of Ferrazzi Greenlight, and an executive team coach to some of the most prominent organizations in the world. He’s a thought leader and frequent contributor to publications such as Forbes, Entrepreneur, Wall Street Journal, and Fast Company. Keith has been at the forefront of remote team transitions since his published research appeared in Harvard Business Review.

In his speeches, he examines how the pandemic forced us to shed antiquated ways of doing business and make bold leaps into the future of work and reveals the emerging best practices of thousands of C-suite executives on how to remain competitive and impactful in a post-pandemic world. You’ll leave inspired and ready to catapult your organization forward, embrace new realities, and discover new frontiers.

 

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Keith has the rare gift of inspiring you to think deeper, dream bigger and, most importantly, bring more generosity to the people and communities that matter most to you. But it really is the way he does it—with extraordinary humanity, authenticity and the unexpected—that makes time with Keith almost always an experience you'll remember.

A Sample of the Groups That Have Hosted Keith Ferrazzi
  • Merck & Co
  • Accenture
  • General Motors
  • Delta Airlines
  • Microsoft
  • Zappos
  • World Bank
  • ebay
  • Airbnb
  • Paylocity
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Competing in a New Work World

The pandemic forced us to shed antiquated ways of doing business and make bold leaps into the future of work. In this keynote, Keith uncovers the emerging best practices of thousands of c-suite executives on how to remain competitive and impactful in a post-pandemic world. You’ll leave inspired and ...

The pandemic forced us to shed antiquated ways of doing business and make bold leaps into the future of work. In this keynote, Keith uncovers the emerging best practices of thousands of c-suite executives on how to remain competitive and impactful in a post-pandemic world. You’ll leave inspired and ready to catapult your organization forward, embrace new realities, and discover new frontiers.

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8 Ways You're Doing Hybrid Work Wrong

As we move into a new paradigm of work post-pandemic, the hybrid workforce is our new reality. Yet today’s thinking about remote and hybrid work is full of failed use cases rather than best practices. Before we write off remote and hybrid work, let's do it right. In this engaging keynote, Keith will ...

As we move into a new paradigm of work post-pandemic, the hybrid workforce is our new reality. Yet today’s thinking about remote and hybrid work is full of failed use cases rather than best practices. Before we write off remote and hybrid work, let's do it right. In this engaging keynote, Keith will share eight myths about collaboration, inclusion, innovation, culture-building, people management, and well-being in the hybrid workplace and give participants the knowledge and strategies they need to do it better.

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High-Performing Teams

Now more than ever, leaders need to build teams that are committed to going higher together. This is possible through Co-Elevation®  - a powerful approach to collaboration for high-performing teams. You’ll walk away with a roadmap for implementing Co-Elevation® and an understanding of its power to b ...

Now more than ever, leaders need to build teams that are committed to going higher together. This is possible through Co-Elevation®  - a powerful approach to collaboration for high-performing teams. You’ll walk away with a roadmap for implementing Co-Elevation® and an understanding of its power to break down silos, transform teams, and re-invent asynchronous collaboration.

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Why Relationships are Crucial to Success

Let’s face it: the future of work is human. Effective leaders understand that they can’t achieve success on their own. In this keynote, you’ll learn how to engender trust and develop genuine connections, how to motivate others to higher levels of performance, how to build an inclusive and high-perfo ...

Let’s face it: the future of work is human. Effective leaders understand that they can’t achieve success on their own. In this keynote, you’ll learn how to engender trust and develop genuine connections, how to motivate others to higher levels of performance, how to build an inclusive and high-performing team, and how to lead with passion and purpose.

Deeper Relationships for Revenue Growth

Sales professionals not only face the difficult reality of their products and services becoming commodities in today’s competitive marketplace. Now, they have the added challenge of building relationships in a virtual environment. No matter the setting, the one lasting strategy for consistently grow ...

Sales professionals not only face the difficult reality of their products and services becoming commodities in today’s competitive marketplace. Now, they have the added challenge of building relationships in a virtual environment. No matter the setting, the one lasting strategy for consistently growing revenue is to proactively build genuine relationships with clients. You’ll leave inspired and enabled to expand and deepen your connections for greater revenue growth.

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How to Lead Without Authority

As leaders, we can no longer cling to the constraining models of authority and control. In this keynote, 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. ...

As leaders, we can no longer cling to the constraining models of authority and control. In this keynote, 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.

Leading Exponential Change

Organizations do not change, people do. Each and every one of us has the capacity to be agents of change. Every form of organizational transformation begins at the level of the individual, and Ferrazzi’s keynote will ignite the fire within each member of the crowd to be the catalyst for change withi ...

Organizations do not change, people do. Each and every one of us has the capacity to be agents of change. Every form of organizational transformation begins at the level of the individual, and 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.

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Keith Ferrazzi is a bestselling author, award-winning speaker, investor, philanthropist, and executive team coach who helps teams transform enterprises. As Founder and Chairman of Ferrazzi Greenlight and its Go Forward to Work applied research institute, he coaches executive teams in top organizations to achieve transformative outcomes by harnessing Radical Adaptability and Co-Elevation®. He is recognized as one of the world’s most sought-after executive team coaches.

Ferrazzi is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Never Eat Alone, Who’s Got Your Back, Leading Without Authority, and Competing in a New World of Work. He formerly served as CMO and Head of Sales at Deloitte and Starwood Hotels. 

Fast Company Leadership Hall of Famer and Toastmasters 2018 Golden Gavel Award Winner, Ferrazzi’s keynotes tap into the hearts and minds of attendees and challenge them to welcome change and embrace inclusive collaboration. By deeply connecting everyone in the room, Ferrazzi facilitates risk-taking and candor to ignite action.