For the past two decades, David Nour has been a passionate advocate of strategic relationships, disruptive technologies, distinctive brands, and globalization of exceptional customer experiences. Through his best-selling books, compelling speeches and valuable advisory work, Nour originated the practice of Relationship Economics®, demonstrating how relationships are the greatest off-balance-sheet asset any organization possesses, large or small, public or private.
Nour’s new 2017 book, CO-CREATE (St. Martin’s Press), illustrates how global leaders can think and lead differently through innovative and strategic collaboration. He delivers over 50 global keynotes each year explaining the economic value of strategic relationships, and the disciplined process of investing in them to fuel enterprise growth. He has worked with leading global companies such as Dell EMC, Disney, KPMG, Hilton, IBM and more.
His insights have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, Mashable, CNBC, Knowledge@Wharton and Associations Now, as well as Entrepreneur and Success magazines.
David is the author of ten books, including the best-selling Relationship Economics (Wiley) as well as ConnectAbility (McGraw-Hill), The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Raising Capital (Praeger) and Return on Impact (ASAE).
A native of Iran, Nour migrated to the U.S. with just a suitcase, $100, limited family ties and no fluency in English. He went on to earn an Executive MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and a bachelor’s degree in management from Georgia State University.