Tom Faranda was named one of the most exciting speakers in America by "Meetings & Conventions Magazine" due to his high content, 'bottom-line' programs packed with examples, stories and global humor. He is the former President of The Hospital Corporation of Chicago, the former National Accounts Sales Manager for The Masonite Corporation and a former candidate for the United States Senate.
His books include 'The Global Sales Professional' and "Uncommon Sense Leadership", and he has published over one hundred business articles. Tom Faranda has the credibility and experience audiences respect and demand in a featured speaker. He has earned a BS, an MBA in International Business and a Doctorate( abd). He has been a guest lecturer for universities in South Africa, the UK, Australia and was an adjunct faculty professor of business at the University of Minnesota.
Few speakers know the global world as well as Tom Faranda. His clients have included Siemen's Engineering Germany, IBM Europe, Siemens Medical South Africa, Thermo-King Japan, Ford Canada, GE, Prudential Singapore, Creative Communications India, St. Tom USVI, INTEL, Motorola, 3M, IBM, Honeywell and other corporations.
As an adventurer, Tom Faranda has climbed some of the tallest mountains around the world. He has raced 100 mile cycling events, competed in triathlons, duathlons, 100k ski races and many other events. He is a pilot, SCUBA diver, river rafter and mountain climber. He donates his time as a board member for several music and theatre arts organizations in the Phoenix area.
Thomas Faranda is a global executive with much to say and a speaker with the style & substance to say it.
"You were outstanding at our joint conference in Edinburgh....come back for a third time!
- International Travel Managers
"You gave our customers 'pearls of wisdom' they can use--you were a great hit!"
- IBM Europe
"The senior executives of India will never forget your insights to grow their businesses." ,
- Creative Communications of India