Bobby Umar

4x @TEDx Speaker | Inc Magazine's Top 100 Leadership Speakers, Heart-Leader, Networking, Personal Branding & Social Media Guru, Parenting. Author, @HuffingtonPost Writer, TV Host, Comedy Actor, GMAT pro & Daddy

One of Inc. Magazine‘s Top 100 Leadership speakers, Bobby is a 4x TEDx speaker, international author, Huffington Post contributor and social media guru, who champions authentic connection and heart-based leadership, With a background in brand marketing (Kraft & Unilever), engineering (Bombardier) and the performing arts (Second City),Bobby has lead Raeallan for 8 years and is now a recognized thought leader in Social Media, Personal Branding and Networking. 100,000+ people across the world have experienced Bobby’s high-energy keynotes, interactive teambuilding activities, and engaging workshops.

Named the 2nd best Twitter business coach & 4th best Leadership influencer on social media via Kred, Bobby is one of the top tweeters in the world with almost 300,000 followers. He hosts a weekly tweetchat called #PoCchat every Monday at 11am that has reached over 55 million impressions. Bobby has authored 2 books last year including 'Barrons GMAT' and 'How to Network Anytime, Anywhere, with Anyone'. Book 1 of this "Network Anytime" series was on live events and book 2, due to launch this year, will be on networking via social media. He has also launched a new high-end coaching program featuring a 12-week module called "Networking Mastery: Turning 'Lost Leaders' into Thought Leaders" (

Bobby is dedicated to causes embracing youth, entrepreneurship and diversity. Most importantly, Bobby is a fiercely proud of dad of two. He has never lost a thumb war, ever.

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