Rick Itzkowich (It's-ko-witch), aka “Rick I - The LinkedIn Guy.”
is a genuine people connector. He bridges the two worlds of face-to-face networking and online networking. He understands and practices networking like few others do. As a successful entrepreneur, Rick creates turnkey products that meet today’s demand for tools to increase your business. His informative and entertaining live presentations, along with articles, interviews, podcasts and blog messages on adding LinkedIn to your company’s marketing plan are in high demand.
Rick speaks to a diverse group of sales, networking and professional organizations. He is a regular SCORE® workshop presenter. Internationally Rick earned the Best Speaker Award at the “You Learn Twit Face” International social media conference held in Dubai.
Prior to co-founding a Southern California-based personal development and corporate training firm in 1992, Rick was a senior trainer for 12 years with a nationally respected seminar company. He received his BSBA in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in 1990 and continued his studies in Communications and Psychology at the University of Southern California. He has trained thousands of individuals over his career.
Born and raised in Mexico City, Rick speaks five languages and has traveled to 43 countries facilitating learning vacations. He currently plays on a nationally-ranked tournament baseball team.