Guy Kawasaki is a Silicon-Valley based author, speaker, entrepreneur, and evangelist.
He was one of the Apple employees originally responsible for marketing the Macintosh in 1984. He popularized the word evangelist in marketing the Macintosh and the concepts of evangelism marketing and technology evangelism.
Guy is the chief evangelist of Canva, a graphics-design online service. In March 2015 Kawasaki joined The Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation. He is also executive fellow at the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley. Formerly, he was an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and chief evangelist of Apple. He is also author of The Art of the Start 2.0, The Art of Social Media, Enchantment, and ten other books. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.
His in-depth knowledge of the high-tech industry combined with his years of management experience enable him to address a wide range of audiences. His particular strength is the ability to quickly understand diverse industries and incorporate his pre-existing knowledge into a highly relevant and customized speech. He has spoken for organizations including Apple, Gartner, Audi, Google, Nike, Microsoft, Breitling, TEDx, Wal-Mart, Sprint, Hewlet-Packard, IBM, Saturn, Stanford University, TIE, Calgary Flames, The Body Shop, MIT, Forbes ,Aveda as well as dozens of trade associations.