Jan Vermeiren is the founder of Networking Coach, the first LinkedIn Certified Training company in the world.
Jan and his team provide key note lectures, presentations, training courses and personal coaching about networking and referrals, and also advise organizations how to stimulate networking at their own events and how to integrate networking in their sales and recruitment strategy.
Jan is the author of the bestselling networking books: Let’s Connect! and How to REALLY Use LinkedIn, the networking CD Let’s Connect at an Event!, the Everlasting Referrals Home Study Course, and the Network Box (Home Study Course).
The Networking Coach team is hired by large international companies like Alcatel, Deloitte, DuPont, IBM, ING, Mobistar, Nike, SAP, and Sun Microsystems as well as by small companies and freelancers.
Jan is also a guest lecturer in the international MBA programs of Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School (Belgium) and RSM Erasmus University Rotterdam (the Netherlands).
Bert Verdonck is an inspiring, enthusiastic and humorous speaker. He is master trainer at Networking Coach and a creative lifehacker.
Bert teaches people how to be more comfortable when networking, and how to improve results from networking, whether online (on LinkedIn and other business networks) or offline (receptions, mixers, conferences, fairs, and other networking events).
Bert is the founder of Genius Shortcuts, his personal flavor of life hacking. Ever imagined what you could do with 2 hours extra per day? Bert already helped thousands of people to boost their productivity and saved them hours per day.
As a lifehacker Bert published 3 books in 1 year. He co-authored Your Book in 100 Days, 175 Lifehacking Tips and The Wealth Garden. He created the Genius Shortcuts CD How to Shorten Your Workday by 2 Hours? And now he teamed up with Jan to co-author the second edition of How to REALLY use LinkedIn.