Shel Israel is a writer, consultant and speaker on issues related to social media and business communications. He is CEO of SI Associates and is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
He has consulted hundreds of companies of all sizes over the past 30 years.He has been a keynote speaker more than 100 times at events held on four continents and over a dozen countries.
He is best known as a storyteller and writer.
He's author of four books including Twitterville published in 2009 and Naked Conversations: How Blogs are Changing the Way Businesses Talk with Customers. Written with Robert Scoble, Naked Conversations was listed by Amazon.com as one of the ten best business books of 2006.
Israel and Scoble are currently collaborating on a new book, planned to come out at the end of this year, The Age of Context: How it Changes your Work and Life.
He also offers commentary on The Social Beat on Forbes.com and has previously contributed to BusinessWeek, Fast Company, Dow Jones and American Express OPEN Forum.
He also ghost writes for executives and coaches them on presentations.