Jeffrey Gitomer bio

Thursday, March 7
7:30–9:15 a.m.

Jeffrey Gitomer — a creative, on-the-edge writer and speaker — will discuss the difference between loyalty and satisfaction, encouraging each member of the audience to rise above industry challenges, maintain a reputation of trust, and find personal satisfaction in a job well-done. His keynote address takes place Thursday, March 7, as part of President’s Breakfast.

The Work Truck Show 2019 runs March 5–8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Sessions begin March 5, and the exhibit hall is open March 6–8.

Known as King of Sales, Gitomer is the author of The New York Times Best Sellers The Sales Bible, The Little Red Book of Selling, The Little Black Book of Connections and The Little Gold Book of YES! Attitude. Most of his books have been best sellers on, appearing on major best-seller lists more than 500 times with millions of copies sold worldwide.

In addition to writing books, Gitomer gives seminars, runs annual sales meetings, and conducts training programs on selling, trust, customer loyalty and personal development. His customers include Coca-Cola, Caterpillar, BMW, Verizon Wireless, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, General Motors, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, IBM, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Liberty Mutual, Wells Fargo, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Northwestern Mutual, MetLife and The New York Post — to name a few.

Gitomer’s work extends across a variety of social platforms. His daily podcast, Sell or Die, with partner Jen Gluckow, is downloaded more than 100,000 times a month. His email newsletter Sales Caffeine reaches more than 250,000 people a week all over the world. In addition, he offers the Gitomer Learning Academy (interactive video courses filled with practical sales information, strategies and ideas) to individuals and sales teams.

In 1997, Gitomer was awarded the designation of Certified Speaking Professional by the National Speakers Association. He was inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame in August 2008, receiving the Counsel of Peers Award for Excellence.