Ed Brodow is the world’s top speaker on the art of negotiation. He has addressed more than 1,000 audiences in Paris, Madrid, Athens, Milan, Frankfurt, Warsaw, Singapore, Bangkok, Tokyo, Nairobi, Bogota, Sao Paulo, Cancun, Montreal, and throughout the United States. Ed’s impressive client list includes Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Starbucks, Learjet, Raytheon, Philips, Ritz-Carlton, The Gap, McKinsey, Revlon, Johnson & Johnson, LPL Financial, Zurich Insurance, Exxon-Mobil, British Aerospace, the IRS, and the Pentagon. He is the bestselling author of eight books including the business classic Negotiation Boot Camp: How to Resolve Conflict, Satisfy Customers, and Make Better Deals.
SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt dubbed Ed “The King of Negotiators.” Forbes Magazine agreed, ranking Ed as one of the nation’s leading dealmakers. A nationally recognized television personality, Ed has appeared as negotiation guru on ABC National News, Fox News, PBS, Inside Edition, and Fortune Business Report. Followed by hidden TV cameras in New York, Boston, and San Francisco, Ed proved to American consumers that they have the power to negotiate better deals in department stores and retail malls. His negotiation strategies have been showcased in The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Smart Money, Business Week, Entrepreneur, Men’s Health, Cosmopolitan, Forbes, and Selling Power.
Cambridge University Press in the U.K. immortalized Ed's signature "Meatball Sandwich" story, selecting it as their number one example of excellent story telling—acclaiming Ed's talent for setting the scene, creating drama, involving the audience, establishing credibility, delivering the punchline, and linking to the theme of the presentation. A true “Renaissance Man,” Ed has been a Fortune 500 sales executive (IBM, Litton Industries), U.S. Marine officer, and Hollywood movie actor with starring roles opposite Jessica Lange, Ron Howard, and Christopher Reeve.
When you book Ed as your Keynote Speaker, you are ensuring that your audience will be in the right frame of mind to maximize their experience of your meeting or convention. Your audience will be:
• Charmed by Ed's charismatic stage presence, unforgettable stories, and infectious humor – derived from his colorful show business background.
• Motivated by Ed's practical content and helpful ideas – derived from his vast business experience and complemented by his standing as a negotiation expert, television personality, and author of popular books, videos, and articles.
• Impressed with Ed's extensive customization – he cares enough to do his homework about your group and your industry.