Dr. Tony Alessandra began speaking professionally while still a doctoral student in the late 70’s. He was inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame in 1985 and is a member of the Speaker’s Roundtable – a group of 20 of the world’s most recognized professional speakers.
A former graduate professor of Marketing at the University of San Diego, Dr. Alessandra is also a widely published author with 14 books translated into 16 foreign languages, including “The Platinum Rule,” “Collaborative Selling and The Art of Managing People”. Tony’s numerous video and film projects include the six-time international award-winning film, The Power of Listening, as well as Disney Productions’ ground breaking Non-Manipulative Selling. Audio programs include Nightingale-Conant’s best-selling “Relationship Strategies, The Dynamics of Effective Listening and Charisma”.
Using savvy strategies with a BBA, MBA and PhD in Marketing, a diverse history in sales, an entrepreneur and founder of two current technology businesses, MentorU and Online Assessments – Tony brings a broad foundation of experience to every program he delivers, with examples, analogies and proven solutions your team can implement immediately. He is always updating his breadth of knowledge by integrating current findings and the latest research to ensure his material is relevant, timely and interesting.
Tony Alessandra engages his style as both a performer and a professor. Tony grew up on the streets of New York City, where he intuitively began his study of people and their behaviors, their diversity and their loyalties. His sense of humor developed from those humble beginnings as much as his ambition to succeed. He has a street-wise, college-smart perspective on business, having worked his way to success as an entrepreneur, business author and keynote speaker.
Dr. Tony Alessandra provides maximum impact. Don’t settle for a content speaker without style, or a motivational speaker without substance. Alessandra offers your audience both the opportunity to enjoy themselves while at the same time learning practical, immediately applicable skills that impact the bottom line.