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Let’s Build Something Great

Speaker – Trainer – Author – Entrepreneur

“Branding is Both Internal and External…”

Hi, I’m Mike and I build brands.

The best-valued companies in the world all have strong brands. Branding equals company value. Branding equals longevity. Branding equals revenue.

I’ve worked with over 400 companies and I’ll tell you from experience building a brand is a forgotten art. In today’s “give it to me now” society, companies have a short attention span for brand building.

That’s where I come in.

I’ll build your brand with both strategy with creativity on both an internal and external level.

Internal branding encompasses your employees; their habits, tendencies, focus, mindset, productivity, and performance.

External branding is all about top-of-mind valued connections with your customers and partners.

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Facts:

  • Built and sold 4 companies

  • Authored 5 books (one bestseller)

  • Appeared in over 100 media outlets

  • Has a dual bachelors and masters degree

  • Spent 8 years in the U.S Army as a Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Operations Sergeant
  • Awarded an Army Commendation Medal while serving overseas in Operation Iraqi & Enduring Freedom

  • Joined the Army 3 days after 9/11

  • Worked with over 400 companies
  • Favorite food: Crab rangoons and cheesecake
  • Favorite sport: tennis

About Mike Volkin

a.k.a The Volkinator

Mike is a serial entrepreneur, speaker, trainer, Army veteran, and author of 5 books (one bestseller). He has built and sold 4 companies. As a marketing leader, he specializes in building company value through great branding.  

Throughout his career, Mike has worked with over 400 small and mid-sized businesses and has a tremendous track record of driving company growth and brand awareness through the development and implementation of a variety of marketing programs.

What sets Mike apart is his energy. Seeing Mike yawn is equivalent to seeing the birth of a rainbow, it just doesn’t happen that often. Mike LOVES what he does and it shows. His scientific background combined with his vast marketing skills create an intense curiosity to both explore and execute new and timeless marketing tactics for both his own business ventures and for his clients.

Why You’ll Love Working with Mike

Mike is a serial entrepreneur, speaker, trainer, Army veteran, and author of 5 books (one bestseller). He has built and sold 4 companies. As a marketing leader, he specializes in helping small businesses scale.  Throughout his career, Mike has worked with over 400 small and mid-sized businesses and has a tremendous track record of driving company growth and brand awareness through the development and implementation of marketing programs.

What sets Mike apart is his presentation style. Every presentation is designed to leave the audience with actionable steps for improvement that they can utilize long after the event is over. His scientific background combined with his vast marketing skills created an intense curiosity to both explore and execute countless marketing tactics in his own business ventures and for his clients.

  • He’s “Been There and Done That”

    Mike has built and sold 4 companies and authored several books. He has run the full gamut of what encompasses being a great entrepreneur.

  • Impactful and Engaging Presentations
    It’s more than “just a presentation” to Mike. Every time Mike takes the stage he is as honored as he is humble. You can tell he puts thought into not only his content but his presentation style. His presentations are actionable, thought-provoking and enticing.
  • He’s Easy to Work With
    Mike is easy-going, friendly and communicates well. You won’t have to chase him down or worry about him being late. Just give him a microphone and a stage and he will “do his thing”.
  • He’s Unique and Genuine
    Mike doesn’t pretend to be anyone else and his content is unique. This combinations provides for a presentation that your attendees will be talking about for a long time.
  • He’s Known as The Water Cooler Speaker
    Mike has been called the Water Cooler speaker because after the conference the attendees will be discussing the presentation at the office water cooler.
  • Everyone Will Benefit
    There isn’t a person in the room, from intern to CEO, who won’t benefit from the actionable tips in Mike’s presentations.
  • Timely and Relevant Messaging
    Mike’s presentations are always relevant and never outdated.
  • Worry Free Presenations
    His humor is as clean as his teeth and his presentations don’t involve any uncomfortable topics (i.e. sex, politics, etc.) or language.