Personal Branding Book
AboutDan Schawbel


Original Quotes

Below is a listing of the individuals who contributed to Me 2.0 with quotes and commentary on various topics discussed throughout the book.  These quotes will give you a full perspective on personal branding as you read through the book.

The Journalists
  • David Kirkpatrick, Sr. Editor, Fortune Magazine
  • Penelope Trunk, Career Columnist, The Boston Globe
  • Steve Tatham, Staff Writer, Walt Disney
  The Media Personalities
  • Lindsay Liles, Producer, E! Networks
  • Paul Kedrosky, Analyst, CNBC Television
  • Veronica Belmont, Hot & Producer, Revision3
  • Chris Pirillo, Internet Personality
The Careerists
  • Aileen Kyung Kim, Assistant Director, Internships & Career Counseling, Princeton University
  • Olya Dadressan, SIS Career Advisor, American University
  • Robin Ryan, Author, Career Coach & National Speaker
  • Marty Nemko, Author, Cool Careers for Dummies
  The Networkers
  • Andrea Nierenberg, Founder of The Nierenberg Group & Author of Million Dollar Networking
  • Bill Sobel, Principal, Sobel Media



The Marketers
  • Aaron Wall, SEO Expert
  • Rand Fishkin, CEO & Founder,
  • Neil Patel, CTO, ACS
  • Andy Beal, Internet Marketing Consultant and Coauthor of Radically Transparent
  • Laura Ries, Coauthor, The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding




  The Social Media Experts
  • Don Tapscott, Author, Wikinomics
  • Rohit Bhargava, SVP Digital Marketing, Ogilvy
  • Chris Brogan, Cofounder, Podcamp
  • Jeremiah Owyang, Senior Analyst, Forrester Research
  • Liz Strauss, Founder of SOBCon & The Successful Blog
  • Maggie Fox, Partner, The Social Media Group
  • Frank Gruber, Sr. Product Manager, AOL
  • Don Dodge, Director of Business Development, Microsoft
  • Bruce Tempkin, VP and Principle Analyst, Forrester Research
The PR Professionals
  • Steve Rubel, Senior Vice President, Edelman
  • Brian Solis, President and Founder, Future Works

  The Students
  • Corey Merrill, Graduating Senior, Northwestern University
  • Jennifer Vargas, Graduating Senior, Cornell University
  • Alec Resnick, Graduating Senior, MIT
The Entrepreneurs
  • Loic Le Meur, Serial Entrepreneur & Founder of
  • Guy Kawasaki, Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures
  • John Nesheim, Entrepreneurship Professor, Cornell University
  The HR Professionals
  • Libby Sartain, Chief People Officer, Yahoo!
  • Arie Ball, Vice President, Sourcing and Talent Acquisition, Sodexo
  • Harry Joiner, Executive Recruiter,
The Storytellers
  • Tim Hare, Student, Berkeley School of Music
  • Joe Markey, Sr. Manager, EMC
  • Jason Mundy, Director, EMC

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