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Tim Sanders

Former Yahoo Chief Solutions Officer & People-Centric Business Expert

Former Yahoo chief solutions officer and best-selling author Tim Sanders is one of the top-rated leadership keynote speakers on the lecture circuit. His keynotes at conferences and corporate meetings offer actionable insights on leadership development, sales, collaboration, and corporate culture. He’s passionate about motivating audiences to move to action. Tim’s mission is twofold: lead professionals to deepen all their relationships through generosity and then, expand their collaborative webs to solve their toughest challenges.

Nevada, Las Vegas, USA

Presentations

Innovating Faster – Why Collaboration Changes Everything
Leaders in every industry prioritize innovation but are frustrated with how long it takes to bring breakthroughs to market. According to Tim Sanders, the best way to speed up the innovation process is to promote a culture of collaboration across your organization and externally with partners, customers and competitors. This eye-opening keynote will deliver actionable insights and tools that will accelerate the rate of innovation, drive agility and quickly produce breakthrough business outcomes. Audiences will learn how to leverage the power of multiple perspectives to solve problems 3X faster. Tim provides a framework for connecting the silos, one collaboration project at a time.

Making the Leap to Essential
Are you a ‘good option’ or ‘essential partner’ to your clients? According to best-selling author and consultant Tim Sanders, it’s a question that could make or break your book of business next year. Your competition is swinging for the fences, while disruptive innovations chip away at your client base. To succeed in this new landscape, you need to deliver ridiculous levels of added value – becoming essential to work with.

Leading with Love
What are some of the top challenges facing today’s leaders? Employee engagement and customer retention. Here’s what we know: Competition for our best people and most profitable customers is coming from every direction, disrupting our businesses. What can we do to cement strong relationships and stand out from the crowd? Lead with love.

Emotional Talent: The Final Frontier of Leadership Development
In a business world where disruption is a constant and competition is fierce, emotional intelligence (EQ) is just as important to a leader’s success as on-the-job experience and education (IQ). As leaders invest time sharpening their EQ to become more resilient and relationship-oriented, they develop what bestselling author Tim Sanders calls Emotional Talent.

View a full description of Tim’s presentations complete with learning objectives here.

Awards

2008
Executive Soundview | Top 30 Business Books

  • Tim Sanders is the only speaker we have invited back in 14 years of running our convention. Simple reason – he delivers! His presentations are informative and inspiring – our delegates don`t just listen; they take notes. Tim never stops at the presentation. He then goes and works the tables at lunch, hands out his cards and says please e-mail me. He always responds. This guy is probably the best value motivational business speaker on the circuit!

    - Yorkshire International Business Convention
  • Tim took the time to get to know our organization, our business and the goals we wanted to achieve, and the results showed. If you're looking to refresh your approach to sales, Tim brings the winning edge. From networking to injecting creativity in the sales process, our sales team tripled their contacts and delivered a +28% YOY revenue gain for a recording setting sales year!

    - SVP Sales, Jumpstart Automotive
  • Hearing Tim Sanders speak is a game-changer for your business. He taught us about the value of building diverse teams and how important it is to build strong internal and external relationships long before these relationships are needed.

    - President, Society for Marketing Professional Services
  • You set the perfect tone for the conference. I heard from many, many attendees that your message resonated on several levels. You did what we asked ‘in spades’ and made us look good. What more could a meeting planner ask for?

    - Managing Director, AAA Travel
  • Would rate you as one of the best speakers I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with. Your willingness to spend time tailoring the presentation and talking to members prior to the conference was most appreciated. I wish all the speakers I work with could be as generous and caring about the outcome of their efforts as you are.

    - Senior Director, SOCAP International

Summary Profile

Building powerful business relationships is a fundamental key to success for leaders, sales professionals, and contributors of all types. That’s why Tim Sanders has circled the globe as a keynote speaker at conferences, conventions and corporate meetings, sharing his perspectives, delivering solutions and strategies and changing lives. Tim is the CEO of Deeper Media, a research and consultancy firm that serves leading global brands, government agencies, and trade associations. Deeper Media helps individuals and organizations tackle marketing innovation, sales performance, talent management,leadership development, and organizational culture. He’s served on advisory boards for several startups, including the social reading website Goodreads, which was purchased by Amazon in 2014. Tim is the author of five books, including the New York Times bestseller, Love is the Killer App: How to Win Business and Influence Friends. His publications have over one million copies in print with bestseller status in India, South Korea, Italy, Brazil, and Denmark. Throughout his career, he’s been on the cutting edge of innovation and change management. Fresh out of graduate school, he was deeply involved in the quality revolution, which disrupted manufacturing in the 1980’s. He joined the cellular phone industry the year it debuted in North America. He was an early stage member of Mark Cuban’s broadcast.com, which had the largest opening day gain in IPO history. He went to Yahoo! when they acquired Cuban’s company for almost six billion dollars and rose to the Chief Solutions Officer position and later was named the company’s leadership coach. Tim credits his passions of research, critical thinking, and public speaking to his high school days, where he was the captain of the debate team, and then later in college, a national champion. He points to his years of fronting a rock band as the epicenter of his innovative approach to marketing. Today, his mission is to bring all of his life experiences and his unconventional, disruptive – yet inspired strategies and perspectives to thousands of people every year, helping them to boost their leadership effectiveness, human connection, and business performance.