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Denise Lee Yohn Brand Leadership Expert

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  • READY & RESILIENT: Leadership For Now & Next
  • BRAND LEADERSHIP: How to Break Through, Blaze New Trails, and Build a Great Brand
  • THE FUSION FORMULA: Brand + Culture = Results
  • POWER UP! Ignite CX & EX to Fuel Your Growth
  • Workshop: Scale-Up Your Brand
  • Extraordinary Experiences: How to Win Customers’ Hearts and Dollars
  • Brand-Building Isn’t Just for the Big Guys

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  • 2018 Fusion: How Integrating Brand and Culture Powers the World's Greatest Companies
  • 2015 Extraordinary Experiences: What Great Retail and Restaurant Brands Do
  • 2014 What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles That Separate the Best from the Rest

Denise Lee Yohn is the go-to expert on brand leadership for national media outlets, an in-demand keynote speaker and consultant, and an influential writer.

Denise is the author of the bestselling books What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles that Separate the Best from the Rest and FUSION: How Integrating Brand and Culture Powers the World's Greatest Companies.

News media including FOX Business TV, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times call on Denise when they want an expert point-of-view on hot business issues. The Marketing Executives Networking Group (MENG) named her blog as one of the "Top 20 Marketing Blogs that Executives Actually Read."

Denise enjoys challenging readers to think differently about leadership, culture, and employee & customer experience in her regular contributions to Harvard Business Review and Forbes, and has been a sought-after writer for publications including Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Knowledge@Wharton, ChangeThis, Seeking Alpha, QSR Magazine, among others.

With her expertise and inspiring approach, Denise has become an in-demand keynote speaker. She has addressed business leaders around the world at corporate events such as Facebook, NFL, and Lexus, and conferences including International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), The Art of Marketing, and Sustainable Brands.

Denise initially cultivated her brand-building approaches through several high-level positions in advertising and client-side marketing. She served as lead strategist at advertising agencies for Burger King and Land Rover and as the marketing leader and analyst for Jack in the Box restaurants and Spiegel catalogs. Denise went on to head Sony Electronic Inc.’s first ever brand office, where she was the vice president/general manager of brand and strategy and garnered major corporate awards. Consulting clients have included Target, Oakley, Dunkin' Donuts, and other leading companies.

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