Dr. Ivan Misner is the founder and chairman of BNI, the world’s largest business networking organization. BNI was founded in 1985 and now has 6,300 chapters throughout every populated continent of the world. Dr. Misner’s Ph.D. is from the University of Southern California. He is a New York Times Bestselling author who has written 17 books including his latest book called Room Full of Referrals.
He is a monthly columnist for Entrepreneur.com and Fox Business News and has taught business management at several universities throughout the United States. In addition, he is the Senior Partner for the Referral Institute – a referral training company with trainers around the world.
Called the “Father of Modern Networking” by CNN and the “Networking Guru” by Entrepreneur magazine, Dr. Misner 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.