Scott Friedman, Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and former President of the National Speakers Association (NSA), is an internationally sought after speaker and author. As a motivational humorist, Scott inspires and entertains with fun-filled, interactive and content-rich programs. He speaks on a variety of topics over 80 times a year. Although his main area of expertise is employee innovation, celebration and customer experience, Scott also specializes in using humor as a tool in sales, speaking and adapting to change.
In addition to being the CCO- Chief Celebration Officer at Friedman & Associates, Scott has authored three books and co-authored four others. His latest book, "Celebrate! Lessons Learned from the World's Most Admired Organizations," reveals how leading businesses create a culture of celebration. . . and how they profit through the effort.
Most recently, Scott was awarded the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) 2013 Recognizing Industry Success and Excellence (RISE) Award. "This award honors those rare individuals who by visionary hard work and creative insight have positively changed the global meetings and events industry community (MPI)."
Over the course of his 28-year career, Scott has spoken in all 50 states and over 25 countries, bringing humor, wisdom, and a "Celebration Mindset" to over 2000 organizations. Scott now spends 30% of his time speaking throughout Asia and other locations around the globe. Having captivated audiences ranging from 10 to 10,000, Scott customizes each of his programs based on your company's needs, thus maximizing value for participants.