THOMAS R. MARKS IS THE ONLY SPEAKER IN AMERICA DISCUSSING THE HISTORY OF THOUGHT LEADERSHIP AND CORPORATE ETHICS DATING BACK 2,500 YEARS
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The first thing Tom did when he began researching thought leadership’s history including the philosophies of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, along with Tom’s own Disciplines of Market Leadership and Critical Insight Selling™, was to make certain there were no direct online search results for his topics. Zero. As a meeting planner, you can be certain that your client and their audiences have never heard anything like Tom’s insights before. If you want true originality at your next meeting, you’ll want Thomas R. Marks.
Tom Marks is a thought leader who speaks eloquently about thought leadership. He’s a not-to-be-missed speaker and thought leader consultant who brings tremendous value to any organization. Tom’s insights and philosophies about the great Greek philosophers are the most unique perspectives you’ll ever hear in a keynote.
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I am pleased to welcome our next speaker…a Thought Leader, Author and Sales and Marketing Expert with more than four decades of experience and insights. Thomas R. Marks has been described as “The professor we all wanted to listen to in college. Bright and insightful, kind and enduring.”
Tom has worked with an outstanding list of clients including McDonalds, Foot Locker, Honeywell, Finish Line Sports, American Family Insurance, Rakuten OverDrive, Bombardier, Associated Bank, PowerSchool, FIS Global, California Avocado Commission, the National Mango Board and countless others. He is known as the person sales and marketing thought leaders go for their thought leadership…please welcome Tom Marks.
Thomas R. Marks
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Thomas R. Marks is an acclaimed marketing, sales and storytelling thought leader. He’s a prolific author and has written hundreds of articles, white papers and eBooks on diverse topics ranging from the great philosophers, Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, to assorted works on trust, corporate ethics and the neuroscience of storytelling. Tom was also the Sunday Marketing Columnist for Gannett Newspapers.
Tom is a graduate of the Claremont Colleges, the same institution where his mentor, Peter Drucker, was a professor. Tom also studied creative writing and historical fiction overseas spending time with the greatest English Working Class authors of all-time including Alan Sillitoe (The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner), John Wain (Hurry on Down), John Braine (Room at the Top, Life at the Top, The Crying Game), Kingsley Amis (Lucky Jim), Arnold Wesker (The Kitchen, Chicken Soup with Barley), and Ann Jellicoe (The Sport of My Mad Mother). In recent years, Tom is notable for his efforts implementing thought leadership positions in corporations throughout the U.S. as well as teaching clients Critical Insight Selling™, the technique of using knowledge and insights for sales success rather than the tired approach of selling product and service features and benefits.
Tom is the recipient of more than 65 American Advertising Awards for his writing, strategy and thought leadership. When he isn’t working, he spends as much time with his high-intellect wife, Kathy, and their low-maintenance Pug, Zooey.