Senior Partner of Asentiv & Founder of BNI (Business Network International)
First, you have to be visible in the community. You have to get out there and connect with people. It’s not called net-sitting or net-eating. It’s called networking. You have to work at it.
Dr. Ivan Misner’s Story
Dr. Ivan Misner is a cofounder of Asentiv and is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on business networking and referral marketing. Along with those skills, Dr. Misner brings his expertise and wisdom of growing a small business started in his garage and turning into a global brand.. Dr. Misner cofounded Asentiv to make his decades of experience accessible to today’s entrepreneurs.
Dr. Misner (Ph.D) is a name that’s known across the business world. Ivan is the founder of BNI (Business Network International), the world’s largest business networking organization, which now has more than 200,000 members. It’s no wonder CNN called Dr. Misner the, “Father of Modern Networking.”
Ivan The Author
Dr. Misner earned his doctorate degree at the University of Southern California and is an author of of over 20 books, one of which is the New York Times Bestseller Truth or Delusion? Busting Networking’s Biggest Myths. He is a columnist for Entrepreneur.com and Fox Business News. Dr. Misner has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and on a number of TV networks, including NBC, CNN and BBC. He was named one of the, “Top Networking Experts to Watch,” by Forbes Magazine.
Ivan The Speaker
Dr. Ivan Misner has been a keynote speaker for several major corporations and associations around the world. He has also taught business management and social capital courses at a number of esteemed universities throughout the United States. You can also find Dr. Misner co-hosting the show Amazing Business and Spectacular Life, which provides an ongoing discussion about the life of an entrepreneur.