One of the world’s top branding and messaging experts.
Brian Rashid is and international speaker and one of the world’s top branding and messaging experts. He is the CEO and creator of ‘A life in shorts’, a modern day branding, digital media and communications company that tells your story like it is never been told before.
Rashid is a two-time TEDx speaker and regular contributor in the leadership column at Forbes Magazine and The Huffington Post. He is asked to speak about branding , brand strategy and how to monetize your message in front of audiences around the world. He has a deep understanding of the convergence of accelerating technology and how it will impact, disrupt and create the future of work over the next 5-10 years.
Prior to launching his company in 2012, Brian was a speechwriter in Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s Administration. He services clients that range from the biggest brands in the world like LinkedIn, Intel, Twitter or KPMG to small businesses and entrepreneurs with their digital communication and brand strategy.
Brian also advises startup companies to refine their message, pitch investors, and become master storytellers. His work has helped his teams raise $400 million of investments across the US, Latin America, the Middle East and Europe. He has advised more than 100 companies from 2012 to 2017.
He holds a JD from the City University of New York School of Law. During his law career, Brian started social enterprise projects in an orphanage in Dominican Republic and a hospital in Argentina. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Public and Corporate Communications from Butler University.
Inventor of the World Wide Web. Leader & Visionary in the Future of Technology. One of TIME Magazine's "Top 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century"
Expert on integrated communication, strategic planning and innovation.
Minister for Development (2016-2018). Mayor of Santander (2007-2016)
Partner Director at Point Lobos. President of USP Hospitals (2010-2012). President of Sanitas Group (2004-2009).