Jorge Olson Media Kit, Biography and Interview and Story Ideas
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Jorge S. Olson is the author of the books Build Your Beverage Empire, The Unselfish Guide to Self-Promotion, Successonomics with Steve Forbes, Stand Apart with Dan Kennedy, and the upcoming Beverage Development Guide and Wholesale MBA. He’s comments and strategies are read by 80,000 subscribers every month.
Jorge is available for media interviews and appearances as well as real time on the air analysis on new companies, branding, marketing, personal branding and self-improvement topics.
You’ll find his knowledge and insight entertaining and to the point, adding humor and energy to every interview and appearance that comes through on TV and Radio alike. For articles and features you’ll find his strategy and case studies remarkable as your story will write itself.
Topics & Ideas for Interview
- Product, Company and Personal Branding
- Is Influence a Superpower
- How to live life as a VIP
- Unselfish Self Promotion
- How to start a product from scratch (consumer good)
- How to sell to the Latin or Hispanic population
Jorge Olson Media Biography
Born in Tijuana and survived the most dangerous city in the world.
Jorge grew up with no running water or electricity in the violence written city of Tijuana, Mexico across the border for San Diego when Tijuana was considered the most dangerous city in the world. There he survived more than a dozen assaults and several kidnapping attempts. He started his entrepreneurial career selling sodas on the Tijuana-San Diego international border at the age of 16 to pay for his basketball tennis shoes and uniform. Now he’s considered the nation’s branding and influence expert.
Jorge decided to study in the USA and at age 18 traveled up to 5 hours per day to get to and from school. Inspired and driven by his family, he wanted to provide a better way of life for his mother and grandmother. Once he graduated he fast-tracked his career and made it to Vice President of a software company at age 27 and CEO of US operations at 28.
He’s now a Branding and Influence Guru
He now advices hedge funds, mutual funds, investors, entrepreneurs and Fortune 500 companies on strategy and branding. Jorge has launched several private and publicly traded companies and more than 1,000 consumer goods.
Jorge has worked on several projects including Coca-Cola, P&G, Alacer, Foote Cone Belding, Schlumberger, Chevron, S&P, 5 hour energy, Fidelity, Chase, Wells Fargo, and more than 60 large consulting engagements.
Jorge sees life as a gift, and he opens it every day!
With a passion for writing, philanthropy and social entrepreneurship, Jorge writes every single day, runs a non-profit with his wife (Shoulders of Giants Foundation) and advices and mentors dozens of social entrepreneurs per week. He wants to use his writing and speaking as a platform to make lasting positive changes on his audience.
Jorge sees life as a gift, one that he opens every day. He’s an influencer and mentor to his family and friends as he is to CEO’s and Entrepreneurs. You’ll catch him dancing every day, smiling all the time and making new friends as fast as you can shake his hand.
Author and Influencer
Jorge S. Olson is the author of the books Build Your Beverage Empire, The Unselfish Guide to Self-Promotion, Successonomics with Steve Forbes, Stand Apart with Dan Kennedy, and the upcoming Beverage Development Guide and Wholesale MBA. He’s comments and strategies are read by 80,000 subscribers every month. He’s a Yahoo Finance contributor and appeared on Fox, ABC, CBS, NBC TV and Radio affiliates, Wall Street Journal, NY Times, LA Times, USA Today, Forbes, Adweek, Success, Entrepreneur and others.
We have Jorge Olson with us today. Jorge is the nation’s branding and influence expert. He’s the author of several books including The Unselfish Guide to Self-Promotion and he advices top gun executives and more than 80,000 subscribers to his sites.
Topics & Story Ideas
- Basic Guide for Personal Branding
- Why is Influence Considered a Superpower?
- How to ask for a Raise Every 3 Months
- How to live life as a VIP and get Preferential Treatment in Life!
- What exactly is “Unselfish Self Promotion”
- Why don’t we know how to “Sell Mexican”?
Personal Branding and Influence Sample Questions:
- What do you mean when Live Life as a VIP?
- Why do you say that Influence is a Superpower?
- How can influence be a pillar of happiness?
- Should you really ask for a raise every 2 months? Will your boss hate you?
- Why do you say Social Media including Twitter and Facebook is misused most of the time?
- What are the very basics everyone should have for Personal Branding?
- Why is LinkedIn so important? How did you get 30,000 first level connections?
- What in the world is caveman promotion?