Guy Kawasaki

Author of over ten publications, a former chief evangelist of Apple, a co-founder of and is chief evangelist of Canva.

Guy Kawasaki is a former chief evangelist of Apple, co-founder of and founding partner at Garage Technology Ventures. He is also a columnist for the Open Forum of American Express and the author of thirteen books including "The Art of the Start 2.0", "The Art of Social Media" and "Enchantment".

Videos of Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki speaker: Talks about "The art of innovation" - TEDxBerkeley
Guy Kawasaki speaker: Talks on "Top 10 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make" - Startup Grind
Guy Kawasaki speaker: Talks about "The Lessons of Steve Jobs" - Lean Startup Week 2016

Speaker Profile

About Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki is chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool and author of thirteen books including his two most recent "The Art of the Start" and "The Art of Social Media". Guy is also a brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz and a Haas School of Business executive fellow.

He is a former chief evangelist of Apple, a co-founder of, a founding partner at Garage Technology Ventures and also a columnist for the American Express Open Forum.

As a speaker, he has in-depth knowledge of the high-tech industry and coupled with his management experience he is able to speak to a wide range of audiences. He has given presentations to a wide range of companies including Nike, Audi, Wal-Mart, Sprint, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Saturn, Standford University and Forbes.

Guy has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.

Speaking Topics

  • Innovation and product development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Intrapreneurship
  • Evangelism, sales, and marketing
  • Technology trends
  • Competition


“Guy’s rules are simple yet he delivered them in a way that really engaged our organization in a memorable way. Unlike many presenters, he also made a tremendous effort to personalize the message to our organization.” - Michelle Dauchy, SC Johnson

“Whether you are an entrepreneur in a start-up company or a seasoned corporate executive, you will find Guy’s business strategies right on the mark. Our top dealers were so impressed with Guy’s presentation in 2003 that we asked him back for a second session in 2004." - Nancy Ellis, Audi of America

“The feedback on Guy’s presentation was very positive. Our team found Guy’s content and style both informative and entertaining." - Lee Ray Massey, Hewlett Packard

Books By Guy Kawasaki

  • Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions (March 2011)
  • Reality Check: The Irreverent Guide to Outsmarting, Outmanaging, and Outmarketing Your Competition
  • The Macintosh Way: The Art of Guerrilla Management
  • How to Drive Your Competition Crazy: Creating Disruption for Fun and Profit
  • Selling the Dream: How to Promote Your Product, Company, or Ideas and Make a Difference Using Everyday Evangelism
  • Rules For Revolutionaries: The Capitalist Manifesto for Creating and Marketing New Products and Services

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