Official Bio

Liz Lynch is author of Smart Networking: Attract a Following In Person and Online (McGraw-Hill), the first book to show how to seamlessly integrate social media with traditional face-to-face networking to maximize results and minimize effort. She’s a sought-after speaker who brings a practical and insightful perspective to building relationships that has connected with a global audience. Her printed and audio products have sold on six continents, she’s been invited to speak at conferences and organizations around the world, and her writings have been translated into multiple languages.

Liz has appeared in The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalUSA Today, and on CNN, ABC News, Fox Business News, CNBC.com, Forbes.com, and Businessweek.com, and has presented at companies as diverse as Boeing, KPMG, 3M and Google.

Liz is also founder of the Center for Networking Excellence, a company that develops products, programs and seminars to help entrepreneurs and professionals get clients, build their businesses, and accelerate their careers through networking. Her bottom-line approach grew from her experience in corporate America working at some of the top firms in their industries—Goldman Sachs, Disney, Booz Allen & Hamilton, and Time Warner—to hone her strategic, analytical and financial expertise. Liz holds an engineering degree from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford University.

Short Version
As founder of the Center for Networking Excellence, and a top networking strategist and international speaker, Liz Lynch has taught tens of thousands of professionals and entrepreneurs worldwide how to get 24/7 networking results WITHOUT the 24/7 effort. She’s the author of Smart Networking: Attract a Following In Person and Online (McGraw-Hill) and has appeared in The New York TimesThe Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC News, Fox Business News, CNBC.com, Forbes.com and Businessweek.com. Liz holds an engineering degree from UC Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford University. For the latest smart networking tips and resources, visit http://www.NetworkingExcellence.com.