The Father Of Modern Networking Dr. Ivan Misner
David interviewed Dr. Ivan Misner, Author, Speaker and Founder & Chief Visionary Officer of BNI (Business Network International). After running his own consultancy business, Ivan founded BNI in 1985 and the organization now has over 10,000 chapters globally. Each year, BNI generates millions of referrals resulting in billions of dollars worth of business for its members.
Ivan is a New York Times Bestselling author who has written 26 books including one of his latest books – “Who’s in Your Room?”. He is also a columnist for Entrepreneur.com and has been a university professor as well as a member of the Board of Trustees for the University of La Verne.
Called the “Father of Modern Networking” by both Forbes and CNN, Ivan 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.
Among his many awards, he has been named “Humanitarian of the Year” by the Red Cross and is proud that he and his late wife, Elisabeth, are the Co-Founders of the BNI Charitable Foundation, focusing on investment in children, their education and well-being.
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