Ed Brodow

Budget: fee on request
Languages: English
Geography: Russia & CIS countries

Ed Brodow is the world's top spokesman on the art of negotiation. SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt dubbed Ed "The King of Negotiators." Forbes Magazine ranks Ed as one of the nation's leading dealmakers and the Director of the IRS sleeps with Ed's book next to his bed! Ed's practical, no-nonsense approach to an often-misunderstood subject has helped audiences and readers all over the world to overcome their fears and get what they want in business and in their personal lives.

Ed Brodow's bestselling book, Negotiation Boot Camp: How to Resolve Conflict, Satisfy Customers, and Make Better Deals, is based on the successful seminar he created. For two decades, the Negotiation Boot Camp® seminar has set the standard for "how to make a deal" in corporate America. Ed’s other popular books are Beating the Success Trap: Negotiating Your Own Path to Success and two works of fiction, Fixer and Women from Venus.

Ed travels internationally as keynote speaker at meetings and conventions. Since 1987, more than 1,000 corporate, association, and government audiences in Paris, Athens, Milan, Frankfurt, Singapore, Tokyo, Bogota, Sao Paulo, Toronto, and New York – plus millions of television viewers – have enjoyed his charismatic stage presence, infectious humor, and practical ideas. Ed's impressive client list includes Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, The Hartford, Johnson & Johnson, Learjet, Kimberly-Clark, Quest Diagnostics, McDonald's, Cisco Systems, The Gap, Heartland Financial, ConAgra, KPMG, Mobil Oil, Revlon, Starbucks, the IRS, and the Pentagon.

Cambridge University Press in the U.K. immortalized Ed's signature "Meatball Sandwich" story, selecting it as the paradigm for excellent story telling - acclaiming Ed's talent for setting the scene, creating drama, involving the audience, establishing credibility, delivering the punchline, and linking to the theme of the presentation.

Negotiation Expert Ed Brodow on PBS-TVA nationally recognized television personality, Ed Brodow has appeared as negotiation guru on PBS, ABC National News, Fox News, Inside Edition, and Fortune Business Report. Followed by hidden TV cameras in New York, Boston, and San Francisco, Ed proved to American consumers that they have the power to negotiate better deals in department stores and retail malls. His two-hour PBS special, Negotiate With Confidence, garnered rave reviews. Ed's negotiation strategies have been showcased in The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Smart Money, Business Week, Entrepreneur, Men's Health, Cosmopolitan, Forbes, and Selling Power.

For content, Ed draws on more than 20 years of practical experience as Corporate Executive and Negotiator: Marine Corps officer; IBM computer salesman; Litton Industries sales manager; Singer Company corporate negotiator; and president of Pulse Management Corporation, a New York sales consulting firm. Making deals ever since he was a kid in Brooklyn, Ed has negotiated everything from simple sales transactions to complex multi-million dollar agreements. He has worked closely with senior management and corporate attorneys to consummate many complicated deals that would have been impossible without Ed’s patience and creativity.