Tom Faranda,"Mr. Global"


A Compelling Speaker with Bottom Line Impact
Focusing on China, India, & Global Business

Tom Faranda's Global Program Titles

No Professional Speaker in America has Tom Faranda's global credentials, global connections or work experiences overseas. His global clients include Siemens Medical (on five continents), FORD CANADA, INTEL, IBM Europe, Prudential Insurance Singapore, Creative Communications India and others. Tom's sources in China are incredible....CEO's of American Corporations doing business in China, Managers in China firms and key people. His information is always ahead of everybody else's and it is more accurate. Tom Faranda's work has 'bottom-line' value. He uses examples, stories and humor for impact. Tom's new book is entitled: "The GLOBAL Sales Professional" (June, 2005) This book on global selling and global business is unique and powerful and shows his understanding of 'culture' as a key to successful global business.

“GLOBAL REALITIES - Predictions That Impact Your Bottom Line”
“China's Gameplan & Your Bottom Line”
“The CHINA Meltdown”
“India's Gameplan & Your Bottom Line”
“The CHINDIA Miracles - China & India's Economic Success”
“The Global Sales Professional - Selling International”
“Global Retail & Retailers - The World's Power Brokers”
“The EUROPE Meltdown”
“The Future of GLOBAL Financial Services”
“Global Leadership For Growth and Profitability”

About Tom Faranda

Tom Faranda was named one of the most exciting speakers in America by "Meetings & Conventions Magazine" due to his high content, 'bottom-line' programs packed with examples, stories and global humor. He is the former President of The Hospital Corporation of Chicago, the former National Accounts Sales Manager for The Masonite Corporation and a former candidate for the United States Senate.

His books include “The Global Sales Professional” and "Uncommon Sense Leadership", and he has published over one hundred business articles. Tom Faranda has the credibility and experience audiences respect and demand in a featured speaker. He has earned a BS, an MBA in International Business and a Doctorate( abd). He has been a guest lecturer for universities in South Africa, the UK, Australia and was an adjunct faculty professor of business at the University of Minnesota.

Few speakers know the global world as well as Tom Faranda. His clients have included Siemen's Engineering Germany, IBM Europe, Siemens Medical South Africa, Thermo-King Japan, Ford Canada, GE, Prudential Singapore, Creative Communications India, St. Tom USVI, INTEL, Motorola, 3M, IBM, Honeywell and other corporations.

As an adventurer, Tom Faranda has climbed some of the tallest mountains around the world. He has raced 100 mile cycling events, competed in triathlons, duathlons, 100k ski races and many other events. He is a pilot, SCUBA diver, river rafter and mountain climber. He donates his time as a board member for several music and theatre arts organizations in the Phoenix area.

Books by Tom Faranda

"Uncommon Sense Leadership"
This book features 99 humorous , bottom-line, practical business maxims by topic. It has been part of the sales/leadership program of IBM, 3M, GE, Honeywell and others.

"The GLOBAL Sales Professional"
This book is about professional selling with emphasis on global selling techniques.



“You presented a great keynote. We want you back next year !”

Siemens Germany
"Your consulting in our medical and engineering divisions on five continents was outstanding."

Creative Communications of India
"The senior executives of India will never forget your insights to grow their businesses."

"Your ideas on the future of technology and making money in tech are fantastic."

MPIF (Metal Powder Industries Federation-June 2006)
"Your presentation on China was the highlight of an extraordinary meeting. The excellence of your talk set the stage. Comments were were euphoric- an amazing feat. Tom, you hit the mark and then some. You'll be back!"

Working Women of South Africa
"Your ratings were outstanding as evidenced by the amazing standing ovation….thank you."

IBM Europe
"You gave our customers 'pearls of wisdom' they can use--you were a great hit!"

MPI (Meeting Planners International)
"It was a delight working with you--you were responsive, professional and very good."

Audio Word South Africa
"You have helped us penetrate new global markets...thanks for going an extra mile."

"Your great use of global examples, anecdotes and humor makes your presentation great!"

International Travel Managers / Business Travelers Asn
"You were outstanding at our joint conference in Edinburgh....come back for a third time!"


Tom has spoken for people from these groups more:

3M (Dental)
AT&T Communications”
Bell South Comm.
Copeland (EmersonElec)
FORD Canada
Fabwell Metals Corp
Hidden Hitch Canada
Honeywell America
IBM Corporation
J.C. Penney Company
Manulife Financial
Masonite Corporation
Siemens S. Africa
UFP Technologies
UNISYS Corporation
Union Carbide Corp


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