Comprehensive Bio of
is known as America’s Intrigue Expert.
She is an award-winning communication/creativity consultant with
a 20 year track record of results with an international
clientele including Fortune 500 Forum, Young Presidents
Organization, Hewlett-Packard, NASA, Kaiser Permanente, National
Governors Association, KPMG, Boeing, Intel and Capital One.
She was selected (along with Tom Peters, and Jim Collins)
to be a featured speaker at INC Magazine’s annual 500/5000
convention honoring the top entrepreneurial organizations in the
A partial list of credentials includes:
speaker at two International Platform Association
planners and audiences praise Sam’s presentations for being full
of innovative, real-life ideas they can use immediately to reap
real-world results. As Jessica E. Bassett, VP, Legg Mason said,
"Having planned numerous conferences over the past 15 years, I
have experienced the gamut of presenters. Without a doubt, I can
confidently state that Sam Horn's talent rests among the best. I
have witnessed an immediate difference in our attendees
following her sessions that is nothing short of amazing."
* In-Demand Consultant.
Sam has helped
thousands of entrepreneurs and organizations
attention-grabbing ideas and approaches that helped them break
out vs. blend in.
As John Jantsch (Fortune’s #1 blogger on small business) said,
“Sam is a seriously
creative thinker who has taken what, for some, is mind-boggling
work and turned it into a system on how to create memorable
names, core marketing messages and slogans. She has created
a wonderful set of tools that will help you construct
A respected author of 6 books from major
which have been favorably reviewed in Publishers Weekly,
Chicago Tribune, Washington Post and Investors
Business Daily. Her most recent book POP! Create the
Perfect Pitch, Title and Tagline for Anything introduces 25
original techniques on how to interest anyone in anything in 30
seconds or less. It is endorsed by Seth Godin (Tribes),
Jeffrey Gitomer, (Little Red Book of Selling) and Ken
Blanchard (One Minute Manager) who said it is a, “Inspiring
guide to getting heard, getting remembered, and getting
An in-demand media resource
who’s been interviewed on National Public Radio,
BusinessWeek.com, on every major tv network
(NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX) and on Jay Leno’s Tonight Show and
To Tell The Truth, where she and her Tongue Fu!®
team stumped the panel.
Official Pitch Coach for Springboard Enterprises
which has coaches women entrepreneurs to receive more than $4
billion in venture capital. Dawn Stackhouse of MSNBC
said, “You were the perfect person to have on our elevator pitch
segment.” Sam helps entrepreneurs design and deliver winning
pitches and proposals that close deals, land contracts and raise
Originator of trademarked communication methodology.
created Tongue Fu!® (what to say – when you don’t know
what to say). Executive Book Summaries said “Tongue
Fu!® is a gold mine for anyone who deals with the
public; Sam Horn has added to the legacy of ideas on how to deal
with people left by Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, and Dale
17-time Emcee of the world-renowned US. Writers
Sam has worked alongside many of the world’s most famous
authors, screenwriters, agents, editors and directors including
Mitch Albom, Frank McCourt, Ron Howard and Jacquelyn Mitchard.
She is thanked in hundreds of books by grateful authors who
say, “I couldn’t have done it without you.”
"Your programs were a
smashing success! Attendees used words such as 'thought-provoking,'
'terrific,' ‘insightful" to describe your sessions, and applauded
your 'creative approaches' and 'profitable ideas which will pay off
immediately'. I share their enthusiasm." - Joan Dickson,
Manager of Meetings & Conventions, National Pest Control Association