Zack Friedman is an electrifying keynote speaker on leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship, growth and peak performance, and will create a custom keynote that offers his unique perspectives on venture capital and private equity.
Through engaging storytelling and real-world examples, Zack isolates the key factors that significantly drive innovation, creativity and energy for every audience.
Zack has spent his career working in the financial services sector as an advisor, investor, CFO and CEO. He has worked at both Blackstone and Morgan Stanley, and at a multi-strategy hedge fund. As an investor, he has invested in financial services, consumer, retail, technology, healthcare, real estate and energy, among other sectors.
Zack is the Founder & CEO of Make Lemonade, a leading personal finance comparison site that helps consumers save money and live a better financial life.
For his financial and strategic leadership, Zack was named Revolutionary CFO of the Year in the Middle East.
Millions of people rely on Zack for advice as an inspirational thought leader and financial expert. Through his appearances on CNN and MSNBC, and his regular column in Forbes, Zack is known for making his business advice simple, practical and empowering. Zack also has written extensively about venture-backed startups, and interviewed top CEOs of venture-backed and private equity-backed companies.
Zack uniquely combines his deep experience as an entrepreneur, investor, executive and author to deliver inspiring, motivational and actionable keynotes that drive results for your upcoming event.
Zack is the ideal speaker to share his insights, analysis and best practices on multiple aspects of venture capital and private equity investing. Zack is also focused on driving innovation, building a lasting company culture and how to hire the right teams.
A Wharton MBA and Harvard alum, his thought-provoking leadership lessons have been formed by his travel to all 50 states and 30 countries. Zack has interacted with presidents, prime ministers, CEOs and billionaires – and shares his fresh insights on leadership, transformational change and peak performance that will inspire you and your team to take action.