Dr. Ivan Misner
Dr. Ivan Misner is the Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of BNI, the world’s largest business networking organization. Founded in 1985 the organization now has over 7,400 chapters throughout every populated continent of the world. Last year alone, BNI generated over 7.7 million referrals resulting in more than $9.3 billion dollars’ worth of business for its members.
Called the “Father of Modern Networking” by CNN and one of the “Top Networking Experts to Watch” by Forbes, Dr. Misner is considered to be one of the world’s leading experts on business networking and has been a keynote speaker for major corporations and associations throughout the world. He has been featured in the L.A. Times, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times, as well as numerous TV and radio shows including CNN, the BBC and The Today Show on NBC.
Dr. Misner is also a New York Times Bestselling author who has written 21 books, a columnist for Entrepreneur.com and the Senior Partner for the Referral Institute.