Matthew Ferrara, Philosopher

About Matthew Ferrara

Matthew has been speaking to audiences around the world since 1991.

He focuses on sales and marketing
personal growth
leadership and management
technology and creative talent
to help organizations develop their people
and create great results.

His Experience

Moving from talk radio into sales in 1990, Matthew Ferrara began his speaking career by delivering workshops for local associations in New England. After teaching – and taking – as many sales and marketing courses he could find, he discovered that there was a “better way” to grow a fruitful sales career. Matthew set out on his mission to discover more of those best practices, and spread them to aspiring salespeople and managers around the world.

Keynoting conferences since 1991
Typically appearing 60+ times annually
Across 49 U.S. states, Canada, Europe,
China, Australia, New Zealand, in multiple languages

Special Skill

Matthew is often asked to “pull all the threads together” for an audience
who has heard from many different speakers at a conference.
His special ability to help “make sense of it all” on the fly
makes him one of the most sought-after closers in the speaking business.

Interesting Facts

Two time cancer survivor.
Amateur Photographer.
Writes mystery stories for fun.
Travelled 250,000+ miles last year.
Speaks three languages (and reads a dead one).

Had the privilege to work with

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World – Luxury Portfolio – Coldwell Banker Real Estate – Century 21 Real Estate – Sotheby’s International Realty – ERA Real Estate – Realogy Corporation – Mortgage Associations across the U.S. – Wisconsin Housing Authority – Beaute Prestige International – Atlas Corporation – Royal LePage Canada – Prestige MLS (France)

In addition to speaking, Matthew has authored dozens of leadership, management and technology courses for some of the world’s finest sales organizations. He has shared his ideas in articles appearing in magazines and books since 1995. His blog contains more than 400 of his best practices and stories from top management, salespeople and customer experiences, on his more than 200,000 miles of travels each year.

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Gather a crowd and Matthew will talk about

personal growth
social networks
consumer demographics
technology management
cancer survival

And yes, it’s true

Matthew has a degree in Philosophy

Since Matthew spends a lot of time traveling, he has developed his personal passion for languages and photography along the way. Today Matthew delivers seminars in three languages, and has emceed conferences and panels in Italian, and French in Barcelona, Venice, London and Vancouver. His constant traveling companion is his Nikon camera, which has helped him win awards for his photographs in the United States and Italy. One of Matthew’s central beliefs is that great salespeople incorporate their personal passions into their professional actions, which is why you’ll only see Matthew’s photos in his presentations and blog posts.

Photography by Matthew

Matthew uses exclusively his own photography in his presentations to ensure uniqueness.