About the Author
David Nour is the thought leader on Relationship Economics®--the quantifiable value of business relationships. In a global economy that is becoming increasingly disconnected, The Nour Group, Inc. has attracted consulting clients such as KPMG, Siemens, Gen Re, HP, and over 100 marquee organizations in driving unprecedented growth through unique return on their strategic relationships. David has pioneered the phenomenon that relationships are the greatest off-balance-sheet asset any organization possesses, large and small, public and private.
He annually delivers 50 global keynotes at leading industry association conferences, corporate meetings, and academic forums. David's unique perspective and independent insights on Relationship Economics® have been featured in a variety of prominent blogs and publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, FastCompany, Knowledge@Wharton, Associations Now, Entrepreneur, and Success magazine. He is the author of several books including the best selling Relationship Economics, Connectability, The Entrepreneur's Guide to Raising Capital and now, Return on Impact: Leadership Strategies in the Age of Connected Relationships.
An Eagle Scout himself, David is passionate about youth with his foundation s support of the Scouting movement, Junior Achievement, One Voice--aiming to create peace in the Middle East--and the High Tech Ministries.
A native of Iran, David came to the U.S. with a suitcase, $100, limited family ties and no fluency in English! He earned an Executive MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and a BA degree in Management from Georgia State University.