Entrepreneur, consultant, author and publisher: Chris Westfall is the author of "The NEW Elevator Pitch" and "BulletProof Branding", and a specialist in creating high-growth strategies across a wide array of industries. A sought-after speaker and consultant, he has been recognized as the US National Elevator Pitch Champion. His guidance has created multi-million dollar revenue streams across four continents, and he has appeared on CNN, ABC NEWS, NBC TV and many other media outlets. Along with Bloomberg TV's Jeffrey Hayzlett, he is the producer and co-host of "The 118 Pitch Course" - helping businesses to understand the secrets of a world-class elevator pitch. Focused on Millennial success, Chris is an award-winning MBA instructor at a top-10 MBA program, and has been recognized as the MBA Communicator of the Year. Originally from Chicago, he received his undergraduate degree from SMU and holds an MBA from Texas Christian University, where he graduated with top honors. A former sales and marketing executive, his clients include HP, Cisco, RNC Global, E&Y, Unilever, Verizon and dozens of other globally-recognized brands, as well as small and medium-sized businesses. As a pitch coach, he has helped clients to land on "Dragon's Den" and "Shark Tank", and he regularly speaks to college audiences across the country on effective communication, marketing strategy and leadership. Chris lives in Dallas with his wife and two daughters. You can find him on most social media platforms or on his website, westfallonline [dot] com.