Michael Parrish DuDell


About Michael Parrish DuDell - Business Expert and Best-selling Author:

Michael Parrish DuDell is an entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and the bestselling author of Shark Tank: Jump Start Your Business—the official book from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank on how to successfully launch and grow a company from concept to cash. 

Recently ranked as one of the top three most popular business authors by Amazon.com, Michael is a recognized television pundit and business expert who is regularly featured across numerous media outlets, including CNBC, Bloomberg TV, Fox News, CNN, Fox Business, NBC News, Nightly Business Report, The New York Times, Fast Company, Inc. Magazine, Business Insider, and many more. 

An award-winning international speaker, Michael travels the globe delivering high-energy keynote presentations and breakthrough interactive workshops designed to help businesses and leaders build future-focused organizations and connect with a new generation of consumer. 

Through his work as a consultant and advisor, Michael has collaborated with some of the world’s most innovative brands and influential thought leaders, including such well-known companies as American Express, Kraft, Ogilvy, Visa, Disney, L’Oreal, and many more. 

Previously, he served as the editor of ecomagination.com —GE’s cleantech and sustainable innovation site—as well as the host of ecomagination.com’s web series Green Room Live. Prior to that, Michael was the managing editor of The Domino Project—a publishing company started by marketing guru Seth Godin and powered by Amazon. 

Michael is the host and co-executive producer of The Next Crop—a web series that showcases the next generation of business and media influencers. Sponsored by Citrix GoToMeeting in partnership with Forbes Media, The Next Crop spotlights the people, projects, and ideas that are pushing boundaries, disrupting industries, and setting the tone for the future. 

Michael is a One Young World Ambassador, a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council, and an advisor to numerous startups, including the New York Tech Meetup—the largest tech organization in New York. 

Outside of the office, Michael works closely with an array of social organizations. He is an active participant in Big Brothers Big Sisters, an executive volunteer with Defy Ventures, and a member of UNICEF’s Next Generation—a group of young professionals dedicated to ending child mortality.

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What Michael Parrish DuDell Talks About:

Winning Millennials: How to Activate and Engage a New Generation of Consumer
With over 80 million members, Millennials have a combined spend of nearly $600 billion each year. Savvy yet skeptical, this influential demographic represents a radically different kind of customer—one who demands hyper connection and genuine authenticity. In this presentation, Michael reveals how to develop, create, and market products that deeply resonate with a new generation of consumer and shares what every organization can do to activate and engage this powerful demographic. 

Swim Like a Shark: Proven Strategies for Rapid Growth from America’s Favorite Investors
Each week, millions of people tune into Shark Tank and watch as America’s favorite investors share their wisdom, knowledge, and cash. But how exactly did the Sharks become Sharks? As the bestselling author of Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business, the official business book from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank, Michael goes behind the scenes to reveal the Sharks’ most effective strategies for rapid growth and shares how leaders and organizations can leverage each approach to quickly and efficiently expand their business

Deconstructing the Millennial Employee: How to Attract, Engage, and Retain the Best and the Brightest Young Talent 
Within the next five years, Millennials will make up the majority of the workforce, with the number rising to 75 percent by 2025. Often embodying a nontraditional set of values and expectations, this new breed of employee has created a challenge for organizations of all shapes and sizes. But where there’s challenge there’s also opportunity. In this keynote speech, Michael shares how businesses across every industry can attract, engage, and retain the very best Millennial employees and reveals what leaders can do to excel throughout this dramatic generational shift. 

A New Era of Influence: How to Lead in the Digital Age
From Abraham Lincoln to Dale Carnegie, the fundamentals of effective leadership have remained relatively static for the last hundred years. But an influx of technology and the rise of the empowered employee have created a dramatic paradigm shift. Today’s premiere organizations know that to stay competitive and attract (and retain) the very best talent, they must learn to approach leadership from a holistic point of view—one that embraces expansion and change over resistance and stagnation. In this speech, Michael offers a new set of principles for breakthrough leadership in the digital age.

Once Upon a Brand: Mastering Content for Power, Profit, and Purpose
Content is crucial for every organization. From blogging and e-books to videos and podcasts, businesses are hungry to find new ways to share stories and connect with consumers. But how do you create content that’s both authentic to your brand and compelling to your audience? In this presentation, Michael reveals the secrets behind some of the world’s most game-changing content campaigns and reveals how businesses can increase their impact by re-imagining how they create and share stories.

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Working with Michael was an absolute pleasure. He provided us with a fresh, unique perspective and helped take our product to the next level. He’s one of those vibrant people who bring energy and passion to a room. I’d work with him again in second.

Mary Hines Droesch, Head of Citi Thank-You Rewards, Citibank

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