2017 SXSW Featured Speaker – Robert Cialdini. Photo by Brandon Sullivan Photography.

Photo by Brandon Sullivan Photography.

Robert Cialdini

2017 SXSW Featured Speaker – Brands & Marketing Track

Dr. Robert Cialdini has spent his entire career researching the science of influence earning him an international reputation as an expert in the fields of persuasion, compliance, and negotiation.

His books including, Influence: Science & Practice, are the result of decades of peer- reviewed research on why people comply with requests. Influence has sold over 3 million copies, is a New York Times Bestseller and has been published in over 30 languages.

His new book, Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade, published by Simon & Schuster, has been met with immediate critical acclaim.

Because of the world-wide recognition of Dr. Cialdini’s cutting edge scientific research and his ethical business and policy applications, he is frequently regarded as the “Godfather of influence.”

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