2000 World Championship of Public Speaking
Leadership in Turbulent Times.Strong leadership is critical during times of change and chaos. Ed Tate has witnessed it first hand. On September 11th, he was there…watching the master, Rudy Giuliani. In 2001 he led a transition team to merge two 100-year-old rivals… The Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post.
Ed Tate is a successful trainer, author, international keynote speaker and executive. As a trainer, Ed launched his career with Career Track, a public seminar company. There he was booked frequently as one of their popular trainers, working over 100 dates annually. Later, he became the Training Executive for the Denver Rocky Mountain News. Establishing the training department, Ed developed over 27 programs and trained over 1100 employees annually. In 2001, he led a transition team to merge the 145 year-old "Rocky" with its 125-year-old rival - the Denver Post - a merger that involved over 5000 people. As an author, Ed co-wrote the book - Motivational Selling - Advice on selling effectively, staying motivated and being a peak sales producer. For fourteen years he was a successful National Account Executive, selling over $500 million in products and services. He is also a contributor to the books: Stories Trainers Tell (2003, Jossey-Bass Pfeiffer), The Seven Strategies of Master Presenters (2004, Career Press)and Leadership Made Simple (2006 ELSolutions Publishing). Additionally, Ed co-produced the audio CD albums: Speaking Secrets of the Champions, and Connect with Any Audience (2006). As a speaker, he's pretty good! Out of 175,000 members from 70 countries, Ed won the coveted Toastmasters International 2000 World Championship of Public Speaking. He has spoken professionally in 46 states, ten countries and 4 continents. This international keynote speaker has earned a reputation as the "speaker who energizes, educates and entertains."His client list reads like a who's who of both the private and public sector. A partial list of his clients include:
• Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals • Dell Computer• Farmer's Insurance• General Motors• Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceuticals• Johnson & Johnson• Lending Tree.Com• Level 3 Communications• Nestle • Verizon Communication• VERITAS SoftwareEd's success in business spans over two decades. For fourteen years he was a successful National Account Executive, selling over $500 million in products and services. He co-created two business units that produced over $1.25 billion in revenues.For nine years, Ed is the owner of Ed Tate & Associates, LLC - a professional development firm that provides Keynote, End-note presentations & workshops on Leadership, Executive and Sales Presentation Skills.