"Oren, just wanted to drop you a quick line to thank you for
doing a great job at our ELFA Executive Roundtable last week.
The feedback was terrific and we all needed the shot in the arm
you provided given the state of affairs in the financial
Jim Ambrose, President, Equipment Leasing,
GE Healthcare Financial Services.
"Oren Harari is fantastic! If you are looking to break through archaic management models, embrace change and inspire unconventional thinking within your organization, Oren Harari is the speaker for you ! He is a wonderfully engaging speaker who makes you think. He is an expert on what it takes to lead in the 21st Century."
Debra Chandler, V.P. Business Development, Century 21 Real Estate Corporation
"WOW! How else can I summarise the satisfaction on the faces of our 1200 members and guests as you delivered the outstanding workshop BREAK FROM THE PACK as we journeyed across 6 cities to reach out to the TEC leaders of Australian and New Zealand businesses....You exceeded our wildest expectations... It was a lecture but then a workshop but then a theatrical play. Within the first 10 minutes you captivated the audience and continued to hold them for the next 3 hours spellbound. Your use of humour and comical examples throughout to demonstrate messages were well placed to challenge and call to action....Please accept my sincere appreciation for your contribution to the growth of the economy DownUnder and of our member companies as they apply break from the pack thinking in their strategies."
Mike O'Neill, CEO, TEC Australia & New Zealand
"Oren, you speak our language! What a wonderful presentation you made to our senior managers. Your combination of leadership references and customer service initiatives were 'spot on' and really hit home. You da man!"
Mark Johnson, Executive Vice President, DMB/Highlands Group LLC
"Thanks so much for your presentation last week at Laird Technologies Global Sales Meeting in Tucson. It was thought provoking, educational, entertaining and inspiring. You were the talk of the event amongst many of my sales colleagues from around the world for the remainder of our event. Thanks so much for being there."
Michael Uxa , Laird Technologies
"I want to personally thank you for an outstanding opening presentation at our retreat. The feedback indicated you scored 9.99 on a scale of 1-10. But even more important, your message was right on target. I appreciate your efforts in making our retreat the best ever!"
Gerald Fitzgerald, President & CEO, Oakwood Healthcare System
"What a fabulous job you did! We received so many kudos for your presentation. It was both informative and entertaining--exactly what we wanted. Thank you for your extra effort in customizing the speech, too."
Laura Eppler, VP Marketing, Ben Franklin Technology Partners.
"I can't tell you how many people came up to me and told me how much they enjoyed your talk. Having you kick-off the Summit set a tone that carried us throughout the event."
Michael Corbett, Chairman, International Association of Outsourcing Professionals.
"As ALFA's President/CEO, I'd like to thank you again for delivering the Keynote Speech at the ALFA National Conference. We have received overwhelmingly positive attendee response to your presentation on strong organizational leadership and how it can transform an industry such as assisted living."
Richard P. Grimes, President/CEO, Assisted Living Federation of America
"I'm sure you hear this often, but your presentation was just outstanding. It not only contained timeless strategic information, it was perfectly adapted for the audience of policy-makers and customers which we had assembled."
Stan Cavendish, Verizon.
"Oren, many thanks for an outstanding presentation in Santa Barbara. Our sincere appreciation for your insights and humorous perspectives. The audience loved it!."
Joan Hengen, National Association for Printing Leadership.
" Your presentation was one of the best I've seen in recent years. Your views on technology and its impact on the business world provided a stimulating and thought-provoking start to our conference...It's been awhile since a speaker motivated me that much."
Stephen O'Connor, Mortgage Bankers Association of America.
"Your presentation was delightful--one of the most entertaining and informative I've heard."
James G.Hascall, Chairman and CEO, Primex Technologies.
"I wanted to take this time to let you know that your lecture at the Princess Hotel was the most inspiring speech I ever heard. Your speech has propelled me to accelerate our e-business networking. Thank you.."
Charles E. Gleeson II, President/CEO, C.E.Gleeson Constructors,Inc.
"Thank you for your incisive and 'eye-opening' presentation at the Research and Vehicle Technology Management Conference. Your presentation effectively brought home the urgent need for a consumer focus."
Neil Ressler, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Ford Motor Company.
"In the 20-plus years that Gavin has been producing annual conventions, our keynote speakers have included Larry King, Vladimir Pozner, Buckminster Fuller, Linda Ellerby, Charles Osgood and countless other top names....At all of these sessions, we have never seen a reaction to a speech as positive as the reaction to your speech at the Gavin A3 Strategy Summit last week....The audience was captivated for the entire duration of your presentation. The thunderous applause and standing ovation at the end said it all. Throughout the remainder of the three-day event, attendees constantly approached us with words of thanks for having booked you at our event."
David Dalton, CEO, Gavin/Miller Freeman Entertainment, Ltd.
"Thank you for helping to make our summer Leadership Conference such a success. This can be a pretty critical crowd, after all, they've heard a lot of speakers and they've had a lot of speakers at their own meetings. You managed to keep the entire room riveted during your one-and-a-half hour presentation and clamoring for more afterwards. It's a testament to your knowledge, message and delivery. My hats off to you for a superb job. Everybody came away with rave reviews for your presentation."
David Rohn,, Executive Director, Associations Council of the National Association of Manufacturers.
" Your presentation was sensational, and without a doubt, the highlight of the conference. As one person put it, you were "motivating, jarring, frank and encouraging."
Elisa Legg, New York Bankers Association.
"Tremendous! Absolutely tremendous! I can't honestly remember when our audience's universal reaction was so incredibly positive. We very much appreciate your eagerness and willingness to learn about our industry and to customize your presentation to our audience's needs."
Douglas Raymond, CEO, Retail Advertising and Marketing Association.
"Thank you for the truly inspiring and thought provoking presentation you delivered to the Atlantic/Pacific Region of Seagram Americas.....Thank you for providing the intellectual template we need to leapfrog our competition."
Steve Bellini, Senior VP, General Manager, Seagram Americas.
"Your seminar was outstanding! We had numerous clients tell us how much they appreciated your insight. Thanks for a super job!"
Al DiGuido, Group Publisher, Computer Shopper.
"Thanks for a superb job in opening the annual meeting of the mutual fund industry last week. You set a good tone for the meeting that helped the audience to be upbeat for the session that followed."
Thomas S. Simmons,Vice President, Investment Company Institute.
"I would like to extend my thanks to you for having spoken at the Citibank Private Bank Forum. We 'saved the best for last' and you left the participants truly thinking about what our future direction should be, as well as designing a roadmap."
James R. Ford, Vice President, Citibank.
"Your presentation was super, and the feedback we have received has been overwhelmingly positive. Your preparation and customizing to our industry was so valuable - you certainly "WOWED" this group!."
Sujata Paul, Cable and Telecommunications Association for Marketing.
"On behalf of the Textile Rental Services Association of America, thank you for one of the best keynote speeches ever delivered to a TRSA convention. We were pleased to be able to present you to the entire industry after your successful workshop at the CEO conference several years ago. You, again, were able to give concrete suggestions for improving their organizations and show members how going beyond customer service will help them thrive in the future....One member commented in our 'How to improve future conventions' evaluation to 'hire more speakers just like Oren Harari.'.......We truly enjoyed working with you."
Leslie M. Melvin, Manager of Administration and Meetings, TRSA.
"I want to take this opportunity to express our thanks for your excellent presentation at the Bank of America/M & I Data Services Executive Management Conference. You did a wonderful job tailoring the presentation to meet the purpose of the conference: building a stronger partnership between two organizations with different objectives. It was evident that you spent a great deal of time developing your presentation to ensure that it met our specific needs."
Julie Glembocki, M & I Data Services.
"You were the 'perfect' closing speaker for the conference: challenging, thought-provoking and motivating. It was a realistic and powerful 'call to arms' that made an impact and I believe, will make a difference."
Bernhard Welle, Vice President, Dial Corporation.
"Tremendous! Exciting! Delightful! Entertaining! Your talk to the IPC Presidents Council Management Session was certainly the hit of our session. You challenged them to think creatively. You challenged them to put excitement into their products and their companies. You also raised the quality bar a lot higher than some of them probably imagined. You also took a stand. It's refreshing to see an audience challenged the way you challenged them. The illustrations you used in your presentation certainly brought home your point on quality and competition. In short, Oren, you have certainly lived up to your reputation for quality, and in the process, you have definitely made our meeting a success."
Anthony Hilvers, Director, Institute for Interconnecting and Packaging Electronic Circuits.
"Dear Oren: Perfect. Most sincerely, "
Jonathan Kempner, President, National Multi-Housing Council.