A Modern Approach To Grow Your Business With Integrity

Companies like Allstate Financial & Thermofisher Scientific call on Ian Altman as a keynote speaker to modernize their sales and marketing to align with research on how customers actually make buying decisions.

Highly Interactive Keynote Speaker

Ian involves the audience and delivers on-the-fly role plays with participants to demonstrate how his concepts work in the real world. As a bestselling author and columnist for Inc.com and Forbes.com, you can count on Ian to provide concrete steps to modernize your sales and marketing to achieve results, not hype. Through advance planning, Ian ensures that attendees are engaged with a message tailored to your organization. They’ll laugh, learn, and leave the keynote session inspired to make a difference.

Actionable Impact

If you can’t measure the impact of your keynote speaker on your audience, then why bother? Ian shares actionable steps that he used as CEO in building the value of his former companies beyond $1 billion.  

Survey Says…

Ian takes the time to completely understand your event goals and how you wish to change behavior. By taking time in advance to understand the audience and your objectives, Ian is fortunate to receive pretty high marks in surveys:

95% of Ian’s audience rate him as one of the top 5 presenters they’ve ever seen

35% rate him as the best speaker they’ve ever seen

It’s not just hype or made-up numbers. We’d be happy to share the unedited survey results over the past twelve months so you know what to expect.

Watch videos of Ian in action

Check out some Ian’s keynote speaker videos.

Ian is often invited to inspire audiences with these popular topics:

A Modern Approach To Business Growth Everyone Can Embrace—Even Your Customers

Old methods for business growth and overcoming competition have gotten a bit crusty. Build a culture of growth with a modern approach that everyone can embrace. Discover how to earn attention, rise above the competition, and shift focus from price to value – all with integrity (and humor).

Ian Altman shares principles that grew his prior businesses from $0 in value to over $1 billion. Ian debunks myths about customer decision making by sharing his research conducted across thousands of executives on how they make and approve decisions. He inspires audiences with case studies of how large and small organizations alike have achieved remarkable growth with this modern approach.

Ian engages attendees from beginning to end with insightful content driven by experience, research, and just the right addition of humor. He includes on-the-fly role plays with participants to demonstrate how to activate your entire organization toward a mission of integrity-based growth and client service. Audiences rave about how Ian delivers concrete, actionable steps that drive results – all with a smile.

Rise Above Your Competition As A Team


Across industries, competition has changed. Without the right mindset and tools, you can easily become a virtual commodity. Business expert, Ian Altman shares tangible ways you can rise above the competition, help employees and customer alike to embrace your unique value, and build a culture of differentiation.

Built on research and real-world results, Ian uses humor, stories, and interaction to illustrate how to change the perspective of executives, salespeople, operations, and customer service teams. Discover a common language teams can use to deliver incredible results for your customers (and your organization).

Ian guides the audience through proven methods that will help attract your ideal customer and stand out in a competitive market. It’s not enough to have great products and services.

Ian combined entertainment with education and inspiration. Ian keep everyone fully engaged while delivering real-world strategies and tactics to help drive growth for the participating companies. We measure the impact by how long the attendees talk about the session – months later, Ian’s session is still a topic of conversation with with attendees ranging from sales professionals through the C-Suite.

Chris Miller

Executive Director, Professional Systems Network International (PSNI)

Our team found Ian to be engaging, entertaining, and thought provoking. We can easily implement his message about value selling.

Mark Zacur

Vice President and General Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Ian energized our team with strategies, tools, and most importantly confidence to stand out from the competition and best serve our accounts. Ian tailored his examples to our world, making it easy to implement the concepts and see immediate tangible success. We loved his session, and can’t wait to bring him back for more.

Amy Shah

Vice President Sales and Marketing, Johnson & Johnson

Are you ready to contact Ian for a speaking event or workshop?

We encourage you to get in touch if you want to know more about how Ian can help you and your organization.


There’s no need to guess about what it costs for Ian to speak at your event. Ian’s fees range from $16,000 to $30,000 for keynote addresses and workshops. We often quote a flat fee for travel. In the continental United States, air travel is generally 10% of the speaking fee. Please contact us to get specific information for your event.