Dave Kerpen is the cofounder and CEO of Likeable, an award-winning social media and word-of-mouth marketing firm comprised of Likeable Media, Likeable Community College, and Likeable Local. Dave and his wife Carrie lead a team of 50 in working with brands, small businesses, and individuals to better leverage social media. Likeable was named to both the 2011 and 2012 Inc 500 list of fastest growing private companies in the United States.
Dave’s first book, a New York Times bestseller, was Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing on Facebook (and Other Social Networks). His second book, Likeable Business: Why Today’s Consumers Demand More and How Leaders Can Deliver, will be released this fall. Dave is a frequent keynote speaker an contributing writer for Mashable, Inc, The Huffington Post, Forbes, and The Washington Post. His work has been featured on CNBC’s “On the Money,” ABC World News Tonight, the CBS Early Show, BBC World News, and the New York Times.
Dave is proud of his Likeable business accomplishments but prouder of his other joint venture with Carrie, Charlotte and Kate, their two daughters at home in Port Washington, New York.