Ed Brodow

The King of Negotiators

Ed Brodow is the world’s top spokesman on the art of negotiation. SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt dubbed Ed the “King of Negotiators.” Forbes Magazine agreed, ranking Ed as one of the nation’s leading dealmakers. Ed is the bestselling author of seven books including the business classic Negotiation Boot Camp: How to Resolve Conflict, Satisfy Customers, and Make Better Deals.

Ed has enthralled more than 1,000 audiences in Paris, Milan, Athens, Madrid, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Singapore, Bangkok, Sao Paulo, Bogota, Nairobi, Montreal, Washington, and New York with his high-energy delivery, infectious humor, and practical ideas on the art of negotiation. His client list includes many of the world’s most prominent organizations, notably Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Starbucks, Learjet, Raytheon, AT&T, Hyatt, McKinsey, Ahold Delhaize, Johnson & Johnson, The Gap, Ritz-Carlton Hotels, Revlon, Zurich Insurance, British Aerospace, Google, Exxon Mobil, the IRS, and the Pentagon.

A nationally recognized television personality, Ed Brodow 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 innovative negotiating strategies have been showcased in The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, The Globe and Mail, Entrepreneur, Business Week, Smart Money, Forbes, and Selling Power.

For more than two decades, Ed’s acclaimed Negotiation Boot Camp® Seminars have set the standard for “how to make a deal” in Corporate America. His concept of negotiation consciousness has helped thousands of business executives apply critical thinking to their decision-making process.

A true “Renaissance Man,” Ed has been a Fortune 500 sales executive (IBM, Litton), US Marine Corps officer, novelist, and Screen Actors Guild member with starring film roles opposite Jessica Lange, Ron Howard, and Christopher Reeve.

Cambridge University Press in the UK selected Ed’s signature “Meatball Sandwich” story as the paradigm for excellent story telling, acclaiming his talent for setting the scene, creating drama, involving the audience, establishing credibility, delivering the punchline, and linking to the theme of the presentation.

When you book Ed Brodow 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:
• Inspired by Ed’s practical content and helpful ideas – derived from his vast business experience and complemented by his standing as negotiation expert, television personality, and bestselling author.
• Charmed by Ed’s charismatic stage presence, unforgettable stories, and infectious humor – derived from his colorful show business background.
• Impressed with Ed’s extensive customization – he cares enough to do his homework about your group and your industry.