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Rohit Bhargava

Rohit Bhargava

A keynote speaker on marketing, storytelling and diversity. Rohit Bhargava spent 15 years as a marketing strategist for Ogilvy and Leo Burnett, is the #1 WSJ bestselling author of eight books and is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University.

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  • $35,000
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  • Branding
  • Business
  • Communication
  • DEI
  • Diversity
  • Future
  • Innovation
  • Marketing/Merchandising
  • Storytelling
  • About

    A keynote speaker on trends, innovation, marketing, storytelling and diversity.

    Rohit Bhargava is on a mission to inspire more non-obvious thinking in the world. He is the #1 Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author of eight books and is widely considered one of the most entertaining and original speakers on disruption, trends and marketing in the world.

    Rohit has been invited to keynote events in 32 countries … and over the past year, given more than 100 virtual talks from his home studio. He previously spent 15 years as a marketing strategist at Ogilvy and Leo Burnett and also teaches marketing and storytelling as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University.

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    Keynote OR Breakout | Audience Participation | Educational | Motivational

    What does it take to anticipate the future normal and win the future?

    This engaging session based on the book (publishing date – March 2023) will spotlight the ideas and instigators that are transforming industries and shaping our future society. Delivered with trademark stories and infused with actionable insight, this talk will give you an exclusive advanced look at some of the biggest trends that matter in a world shaped by the pandemic. If you want an entertaining look at the future with some real insights you can use right away, this session will put it all together. Note – this keynote can also be delivered in a unique interview format with Rohit’s co-author, Henry Coutinho-Mason.

    Keynote OR Breakout | Audience Participation | Educational | Motivational

    How Leaders Can Actually Make Diversity & Inclusion Happen

    This keynote offers an approachable introduction to diversity and inclusion for busy leaders. Inspired by the world’s most ambitious gathering of diversity experts at the Beyond Diversity Summit and the WSJ bestselling book Beyond Diversity, this talk is specifically for leaders who don’t spend all day working on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). Instead of blaming and shaming or focusing on a long list of “-isms,” this optimistic keynote candidly approaches some of the biggest myths and realities of diversity while offering practical suggestions to actually build a more inclusive and diverse team.

    Keynote | Audience Participation | Educational | Technical

    Create Brand Loyalty, Stand Out From the Competition, and Be More Persuasive and Engaging.

    This “non-obvious” keynote will teach you how to apply the secrets of the world’s best storytellers to create more persuasive marketing and a brand that commands trust.

    This program will help leaders and teams:

    • Achieve buy-in at all levels of an organization for branding, messaging, or strategic shifts either planned or already happening
    • Align a team across departments with a shared understanding of branding, positioning, marketing, storytelling, and the part everyone plays in shaping the organization’s perception in the marketplace
    • Articulate why storytelling matters and make it more approachable and realistic for everyone to use in their daily roles.

    The audience will leave with:

    • The key principles of storytelling and guidelines for applying them in a business context to improve communications and be more persuasive
    • A 360-degree view of marketing, branding, communications and sales, and the way these elements should collaborate, no matter what department they work for within your organization
    • A template for crafting a persuasive company story and then bringing that story to life through actions, communications, and everyday practices

    Keynote OR Breakout | Audience Participation | Educational | Motivational

    Be more believable, persuasive, and trustworthy.

    We are living in a time when it is harder to earn trust than ever before. People skip ads, mistrust brands and demand transparency from the companies they buy from or work for. What does it take for any organization to be more believable? In this entertaining and eye-opening talk, renowned marketing expert and bestselling author Rohit Bhargava will reveal the five “non-obvious” secrets of building trust and what it really takes to stand out as real, human, authentic and trustworthy in a skeptical world.

    Keynote OR Breakout | Audience Participation | Educational | Motivational

    See What Others Miss and Shift Your Perspective

    When every day brings constant disruption, it’s hard to know where to focus. With the right mindset, we can look to the future with informed optimism. In this candid and fast-paced session based on the bestselling book that has inspired more than 1 million readers, trend curator Rohit Bhargava will reveal the five habits of non-obvious thinkers that can help you become a “speed understander” who can see the opportunities others don’t, be more resilient and lead the future.

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