The Growth Guy!
Publishers weekly called him “the Modern Day Mad Man, others the “billion dollar man”… MasterCard “Priceless Pitchman and still others a three time corporate turnaround specialist. Hear the successful tales and tactics of a 30 year global Ad industry veteran and Wall Street Journal best-selling author in achieving unparalleled growth and business success in good times.. and in bad.
Kevin will inspire, encourage and equip your people to be more than they think they can be, mobilize them reach every hope you have for your organization and win the pursuits you undertake. He imparts his Emotional intelligent leadership, sales and marketing practice so they can apply these skills the moment they leave.
Kevin Allen is Founder & CEO of re:kap, a business development company, which counts Google, Burberry, Verizon, Rovio's Angry Birds and Cisco among its global clients, and EI Games, creator of award-winning online Emotional Intelligence games. He is recognized as one of the world's most accomplished growth professionals and expert on practical emotional intelligence in the workplace. After a highly successful 30-year advertising career atop global industry giants The Interpublic Group and McCann Ericson, with highlights like the “Priceless” campaign for MasterCard, three industry turnarounds, and bringing in over $1 billion in revenues, Kevin now speaks, consults and develops business growth programs for global companies and lectures at Cannes Lions, Columbia University, Harvard, Miami Ad School, Queen Mary University and Regents University London. He is author of Wall Street Journal bestseller The Hidden Agenda: A Proven Way to Win Business and Create a Following, and The Case of the Missing Cutlery: A Leadership Course for the Rising Star, featured on BBC Radio.
A frequent keynote speaker at advertising and marketing conferences, corporations, and universities across the globe, his entertaining talks are full of lively anecdotes of hard-won advertising campaigns and new business accounts. His inspiring keynotes and workshops have been embraced by C-level executives, top leaders, key managers, and entrepreneurs, whether he's discussing winning new business, mastering the pitch, or creativity. Past speaking clients include: Google, Burberry, Verizon, Expedia, Waitrose, Microsoft, The Cass Business School in London, Wharton's Future of Advertising Project, NYU Langone Medical Center, the World Federation of Advertisers, The Chartered Institute of Marketing, and the American Chamber of Commerce in Gibraltar.