AMAZON #1 SELLING
WE EVER HAD"
"BEST OF MARKETING
"THE BEST SPEAKER WE EVER HAD"
“If you don't know who Bob Hoffman is then you really don't work in advertising. That, or you have not steeped yourself in the wisdom of this man." MediaPost
"One of our truly great marketing iconoclasts" Prof. Mark Ritson
"I'm jealous. I wish I was brave enough to be this rude." Prof. Byron Sharp
"The most provocative man in advertising." Fuel Lines
"Bob Hoffman...is possibly going to be seen as the most influential person of the decade when it comes to media."
Tom Denford, CEO, ID Comms
Bob is the author of five Amazon #1 selling books about advertising. He is also one of the most sought-after international speakers on advertising and marketing.
One of his books, "BadMen: How Advertising Went From A Minor Annoyance To A Major Menace" exposed many of the dangerous data abuse practices that went on to make international headlines. It was selected "Best of Marketing 2017".
He is creator of the popular “The Ad Contrarian” blog and newsletter, named one of the world's most influential marketing and advertising blogs by Business Insider.
Bob has been the ceo of two independent agencies and the U.S. operation of an international agency. In 2012 he was selected "Ad Person of the Year" by the San Francisco Advertising Club.
Bob's commentary has appeared in the BBC World Service, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, MSNBC, The Financial Times, The Australian, New Zealand Public Broadcastng, Fox News, Sky News, Forbes, Canadian Public Broadcasting, and many other news outlets throughout the world.
He has served on the boards of the Advertising and Marketing International Network, the Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education, and the PGA Foundation of Northern California. He spent one year as Special Assistant to the Executive Director of the California Academy of Sciences.
Bob has been invited to give keynotes at events and conferences in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Lithuania, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, and all over the US and Canada.