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Aaron Templer

Leadership, Creativity, and Marketing Leader




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Having studied music, English lit, and earned an MBA, Aaron Templer is an unapologetic polymath. A 25-year marketing leader, he is a marketing firm owner (, professional instructor for the American Marketing Association, occasional speaker and professor, and hobby percussionist. His firm, speaking engagements, teachings, and writings are at the intersection of strategy, creativity, brand, influence, and leadership. Some call him the Gora Dhol Wallah. Aaron recently published his first book, Leading in a Social World, which is a six-time award winner including one of three finalists in the National Indie Excellence Awards, category of Marketing and Public Relations.

He has presented to and trained leadership and marketing audiences for over 20 years, currently as a Professional Instructor for the American Marketing Association and an active keynote speaker, breakout session presenter, panel facilitator, and workshop trainer. Topics include:

* Leadership—social capital, influence vs. power, leading through change, anti-fragile strategy

* Marketing—branding, digital marketing strategy, integrated marketing communications

* Creativity—leading the creative mind, story telling

His most popular presentation is Leading in a Social World: an unexpected look at social media through the lens of leadership. An accompaniment to his award-winning book, this presentation was awarded The Roger Summit Award from the Association of Independent Information Professionals for “an individual who will inspire and challenge AIIP members ... an innovative thinker [who] stretches the minds and imaginations of [the annual conference] attendees.”

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