John Livesay

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John Livesay Bio

John Livesay is a sales expert and keynote speaker on sales, marketing, negotiation and persuasion who helps salespeople become magnetic storytellers with the ability to make irresistible offers to their ideal clients.

John has captivated audiences in settings ranging from Gensler's top management retreat to Coca-Cola's CMO Summit. He is also the author of Better Selling Through Storytelling: The Essential Roadmap to Becoming a Revenue Rockstar and is the host of "The Successful Pitch" podcast, which is heard in over 60 countries.

John has appeared on TV including being interviewed by Larry King as the expert on "How To Ask For What You Want And Get A Yes." Audiences love him because they know he's been in their shoes. During a 20-year career in media sales with Conde Nast, John worked across all 22 brands in their corporate division and was the recipient of salesperson of the year honors.

John currently lives in Los Angeles with his two King Charles Spaniels who welcome him home after he returns from his keynote talks, reminding him of the importance of belly rubs.