Who Is This Guy?

 

I run the Jonathan Rick Group, a communications consultancy in Washington, DC. I also teach at the University of Maryland at College Park, and write for publications such as Mashable and Fast Company.

I’ve delivered the following talks as trainings and keynotes, in person and online, before a wide variety of organizations and conferences.

 

What Does He Talk About?

 

What’s His Style?

As a rule, my presentations are highly interactive and thoroughly fun (also funny, if you’re a Seinfeld fan). After all, people learn best when they enjoy the experience.

The strategies and tactics I teach are both practical and memorable. As a result, you’ll take away insights you can apply immediately.

Finally, because it’s important to stay abreast of trends, many of my recommendations are rooted in the latest research, and many of my examples come from current events.

 
 

Here are a few of the audiences I’ve had the pleasure of addressing:

 

What People Are Saying

  • “Jonathan is the best in the business. His brilliance and passion come through in a way that even the least tech-savvy can clearly understand. Let him speak to your organization, and everyone will leave smarter and more confident.”
    — BRIGID QUINN, THE NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION
  • “Your presentation was a knockout for all concerned. It was by far the highest-rated session of the day.”
    — RICHARD BROWNELL, PR NEWS
  • “Your ideas, thoughtful discussion and sense of humor really carried the day.”
    — JEFF GHANNAM, CRYSTAL COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING
  • “Everyone found you to be extremely engaging, passionate, thought-provoking, and super helpful.”
    — JULIE REISER, JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
  • “You were a massive hit with the team. It was a true pleasure.”
    — JON SCHWARTZ, NASCAR
  • “Your knowledge and expertise when it comes to social media were spot-on for the group. I’ve personally taken to heart the importance of a powerful headline.”
    — RAYMOND TOWLE, THE UNITED STATES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
  • “Jonathan was one of the highest-rated speakers at PR Daily’s PR Measurement conference. Not only is he reliable, responsive and professional; he’s also dynamic and engaging.”
    — LESLIE GARRETT, RAGAN COMMUNICATIONS
  • “Everyone has been raving about today. Thanks for slam-dunking our afternoon.”
    — ALLAN REETZ, HONOVER CO-OP FOOD STORES
  • “Thank you for putting on such a fantastic production. The team felt your seminar was extremely helpful, and they really enjoyed themselves. You have a gift for teaching!”
    — KATHERINE FORBES, THE INSTITUTE FOR HUMANE STUDIES

Where’s He Speaking Next?

 
  • The United States Chamber of Commerce (Pennsylvania) - August 2017

  • Young America’s Foundation (Virginia) - August 2018

  • AXA (North Carolina) - September 2017

  • The National Conference of State Legislatures (Washington, DC) - October 2017

  • Broad Reach Retail Partners (Maryland) - October 2017

  • AXA (New Jersey) - October 2017

 

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