Rob Brown, Networking speaker

Rob Brown

Dynamic keynote speaker and event MC, brilliant interviewer and live conference audience facilitator

Rob Brown is a world leading authority on building and leveraging powerful connections for profit, profile and influence. A brilliant communicator on trust, likeability and relationships, he speaks with great energy and conviction on building connected collaborative workforces across countries and cultures.With leaders, top talent, senior executives and professionals in competitive environments, he practically and inspirationally shares strategies to raise your personal profile for either more influence and engagement, more career options and control or more sales and new business opportunities.

Videos of Rob Brown

Global networking expert and bestselling author of the book 'How to Build Your Reputation' Rob Brown shares how to personally brand yourself to stand out from the crowd.
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Speaker Profile

About Rob Brown

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Rob Brown is a highly energetic and accomplished speaker who has great expertise in the area of networking and relationship building. As a keynote speaker he will motivate your audience with practical guidance on selling, networking and building your reputation. 

Rob is also highly regarded as an event MC; with his interview skills and networking abilities Rob is able to work a room and ensure that the whole audience is participating and engaged. 


Former high school mathematics and sports teacher as well as a professional musician. Highly travelled with expat experience in Hong Kong (4 years) and the US (2 years). Started a Master’s degree in Human Resource Development to move out of teaching before taking on a selling role for BUPA, one of the world’s largest healthcare companies. Now head of the Networking Coaching Academy, training people all over the world to build and leverage both their personal brands and their connections for profit and profile.

Current / Past Roles & Positions

  • CEO of the Networking Coaching Academy, the world’s #1 training company on business networking
  • The world's most recommended networking expert on LinkedIn
  • Featured TEDx speaker
  • Bestselling author of How to Build Your Reputation – The Secrets of Becoming the ‘Go To’ Professional in a Crowded Marketplace (foreword by Lord Digby Jones)
  • Klout Score of 70+ - influential thought leader on social media
  • Fellow of the Professional Speaking Association
  • B.Ed (hons) – qualified educator and presenter
  • A regular media contributor to TV, radio and national newspapers including BBC, ITV, Huffington post, Telegraph, Times, Guardian and Financial Times
  • Spoken on stages with FW de Clerk and Lord Digby Jones
  • Founder of the Global Networking Council – the world’s top thought leaders on networking, relationships and high level connecting
  • Host of the successful online Networking Giants Radio Show
  • Clients include HSBC, RBS, Lloyds, Deloitte, GE and the Academy of Chief Executives
  • MC’d and spoken at conferences internationally; trained and coached over 20,000 business people globally

Speaking Topics

Networking & Connections

Making you more confident and effective in building high level networks and trusted relationships

Word of Mouth Marketing

Getting people talking about and recommending you and making you more valuable to others

Personal Branding and Reputation Building

Making you the number one obvious and stand out choice for what you do

Likeability and Trust

Making you more liked and trusted by customers, clients and stakeholders

Corporate Executive Presence

Helping leaders develop that board level charisma and gravitas that leads to more influence and engagement

Collaborative Connected Workforces

Showing big companies how to network their people across countries, cultures and divisions for greater engagement, innovation and loyalty


"Rob’s dedication and expertise will do wonders for your reputation, your wallet and your opportunities!” - Lord Sir Digby Jones, UK government advisor

Rob’s work is highly relevant in every sense. Completely committed to our success – a terrific partner!” Royal Bank of Scotland

Worked with our top bankers and helped us add £millions in new business through more effective networking, referrals and word of mouth!” HSBC

Hugely entertaining and interactive. Gave us invaluable insight into building rapport and reputation with our key stakeholders!” Lloyds Banking Group

Gave us a clear formula get in front of more of the right people and turn our contacts into introducers and clients!” Royal Mail

Rob’s keynote on reputation building and networking turned us into much more confident and effective networkers and connectors! He makes you want to get out there and do it!” Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

Rob’s ongoing intervention is helping us develop connected, influential leaders to drive our international business forward!” General Electric

Just one of Rob’s power scripts landed me a $2m contract!” Academy of Chief Executives

Rob’s inspirational approach is so relevant to what we do. It’s all upside, even if you are already good at networking. Great ROI!” Experian

100% excellent feedback from all of our delegates. Rob is a consummate professional!” Chartered Institute of Marketing

Books By Rob Brown

  • Priceless Networking
  • Referral Timings
  • Elevator Pitch Critique
  • Homepage Critique
  • Business Card Critique
  • Increase Your Likeability
  • Maximizing Relationships
  • Networking Interviews

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