In the weeks leading up to BlogathonATX we are featuring some informal introductions to our esteemed speakers and panelists. Get to know some of the personalities behind the talent!
Thom Singer has more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience with firms such as RR Donnelley, Brobeck Phleger & Harrison LLP, Andrews Kurth LLP, Marsh Inc., and Wells Fargo Bank. He is an expert in branding, positioning and networking, and has trained thousands of professionals in the art of building professional contacts that lead to increased business.
He has authored ten books on the power of business relationships, networking, presentation skills and entrepreneurship, and regularly speaks to corporate, law firm and convention audiences. He sets the tone for better engagement at industry events as the opening keynote speaker or the Master of Ceremonies. His Conference Catalyst Program has become a “meeting planners” favorite in how it transforms the conference attendee experience. Thom has also recently launched the “Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do” Podcast, where he interviews interesting business professionals about the best parts of their lives and careers.
1. What do you tell strangers when they ask you what you do?
That I have the coolest job ever.
2. What do you love most about Austin?
3. What is your favorite local restaurant, and why?
The Salt Lick and Casa De Luz. Yes, one is BBQ and one is vegan. Both delicious. I like to keep my stomach guessing.
4. What is your biggest guilty pleasure?
Everything my wife cooks.
5. Please name 3 blogs you read and enjoy on the regular.