Dave Kerpen

Dave Kerpen

Dave Kerpen

Dave Kerpen is a serial entrepreneur and NY Times best-selling author of four books. He speaks to corporate and association audiences worldwide about how to transform their businesses — and their lives — using better people skills and social media. His classic “Why It Pays To Be Likeable” keynote has been seen by nearly a million people and in more than 20 countries.

Dave is the founder and CEO of Likeable Local, a social media software company serving thousands of small businesses, as well as the chairman and co-founder of Likeable Media, an award-winning social media and word-of-mouth marketing agency.

Following Kerpen’s sponsored wedding, which raised over $100,000 including $20,000 for charity, he and his wife Carrie started and transformed the KBuzz (founded in 2007) into Likeable Media, the only three-time WOMMY Award winner for excellence from the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) and one of the 500 fastest growing private companies in the U.S. according to INC Magazine for both 2011 and 2012.

Kerpen is among the most popular writers in LinkedIn’s Influencer program, one of the most-read contributors for, and has been featured by CNBC, BBC, ABC World News Tonight, the CBS Early Show, the New York Times and more.

Contact us for more information on booking Dave for your next event, or call Stephanie Savage at 630-563-6454.

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