David Meerman Scott

Marketing Strategist
David Meerman Scott

Who Am I

The way most companies sell is out of alignment with the way people buy.


David Meerman Scott is the leading real-time marketing expert who shows companies how to close the gap with new sales & and marketing strategies & tactics.  He is the author of 10 books including four international bestsellers. He’s an advisor to emerging companies and an in-demand speaker who has delivered presentations in 41 countries and on all seven continents.


David’s book The New Rules of Marketing & PR opened people’s eyes to the new realities of marketing and public relations on the web. An international bestseller published in more than 28 languages from Arabic to Vietnamese, New Rules, now in its 5th edition, is a modern business classic and helps companies stand out, spread ideas, win hearts & minds, and drive sales by creating content that gets noticed when people are actually ready to buy.


David’s background is diverse.  He worked for nine years at real-time marketing firms in Japan and Hong Kong, has been a Wall Street bond trader and a male model.  He’s a certified Deadhead and co-authored Marketing Lessons from the Grateful Dead. David collects artifacts from the Apollo Space Program and has a Lunar Module descent engine in his living room. He’s done TV commercials, acted in the movie American Hustle, and was even in an opera, at La Scala, no less

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  •   Speaking Minds Offices:
         India
         - Mumbai
         - Delhi
         - West Bengal
         London
         New Zealand.
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About Speaking Minds

When Speaking Minds was founded in 2007 in New Zealand, little did we envisage that this would grow into an international brand with offices in India and London in less than a decade. We set up the business to share what we had learnt, from the privileges we have had in our jobs – of access to knowledge. Bringing India to the rest of the world was our driving force.


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Our History

The dna of our business is genuinely about sharing knowledge with the world, from thought leaders and experts who are notable achievers in their field. Raga D'silva quit her highly successful corporate career in New Zealand in 2007, to set up a dream business of connecting knowledge, insights, motivation from exceptional talent with the corporate world, globally.


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