Conor Cunneen is an
Irishman, happily exiled in Naperville, Illinois, where he says the
Guinness is drinkable (thankfully), and he is only 30 minutes from
Chicago’s O’Hare airport.
An acclaimed speaker on
Strategy, Marketing, Leadership and Motivation, his speaking style has
been likened to “James Joyce meets Tom Peters.” See testimonials
He is author Why
Ireland Never Invaded America – An Insightful Unique Look at Corporate
Strategy which has been described by Sir Anthony (Tony)
O’Reilly, former Chairman / CEO Heinz as:
“(A)n enchanting mélange
of good business sense wrapped in a mixture of Irish situation comedy
and straightforward whimsy.”
Conor is an award winning
humorist and a recent winner of the coveted Chicago Toastmasters
Humorous Speaker of the Year title. His winning speech was “Customer
Service in San Quentin Jail.” Listen to it
Conor uses powerful
evocative imagery and an impish sense of humor in his keynotes. Combine
this with well-researched customized content and you have powerful,
compelling keynotes which are demanding of action.
Recent engagements outside
the United States include Helsinki, Finland: Glasgow, Scotland: Cork,
Ireland: London, England: Edinburgh, Scotland: Birmingham, England.
He has been published over
forty times in USA, Ireland, Australia, UK.
Conor is a regular co-host
on JobTalk, a Chicago local radio station and is a board member of the
Community Career Center at Naperville.
In his other job, Conor
Cunneen is President of GROW Foodservice Profit, a Naperville, Illinois
based consultancy he founded which promises to do just that – GROW
Foodservice Profit – for its clients through Strategy, High Performance
and Commonsense. The business has a particular expertise in providing
knowledge and content about the U.S. marketplace to interested parties
based outside the U.S.
Prior to founding GROW Foodservice Profit, he was VP Marketing, Unilever
Bestfoods Foodservice USA, a position he took after spending two years
as Marketing Director Bestfoods UK. Prior to his UK appointment, Conor
was General Manager, Bestfoods Foodservice Ireland.
Phone Conor at 630 718 1643