Gene Marks Keynote Speaker

  • Nationally recognized technology columnist for Forbes
  • Best-selling Author
  • Founder of The Marks Group

Gene Marks's Biography

A past columnist for both The New York Times and The Washington Post, Gene Marks now writes regularly for The Hill, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine and The Guardian.

Gene has written 5 books on business management, specifically geared towards small and medium-sized companies. His most recent is Want More Cash?: 100+ Ideas And Strategies For Increasing Your Company’s Cash Flow This Year.

Nationally, Gene appears regularly on Fox Business, MSNBC, as well as CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor and SiriusXM’s Wharton Business Channel where he talks about the financial, economic and technology issues that affect business leaders today.

Through his keynotes and breakout sessions, Gene helps business owners, executives and managers understand the political, economic and technological trends that will affect their companies and—most importantly—the actions they can take to continue to grow and profit.

Gene owns and operates the Marks Group PC, a highly successful ten-person firm that provides technology and consulting services to small and medium sized businesses.

Prior to starting the Marks Group PC Gene, a Certified Public Accountant, spent nine years in the entrepreneurial services arm of the international consulting firm KPMG in Philadelphia where he was a Senior Manager.

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Gene Marks's Speaking Topics

  • FROM WASHINGTON TO YOUR WORKPLACE: TACTICS AND STRATEGIES THE SMARTEST LEADERS ARE MAKING TO NAVIGATE AND GROW IN 2024 AND 2025

The Midterms are over. Inflation remains sticky. Labor is still in short supply. AI is taking over the world and succession planning is now a bigger challenge. What’s next for your business? What are other businesses doing to navigate their ways towards growth and profitability in 2024 and beyond? How are they attracting and retaining talent? What technologies are they investing in? What are you now to build value in your business for future generations...or buyers? How will regulations from DC and your state impact your business and what steps should you be taking now to prepare yourself? During this fast paced, entertaining and extremely valuable discussion, Gene will go over real life, feet-on-the-ground strategies and tactics that smart leaders are using to navigate their way through the new political environment and the current economic slowdown and position their companies for future growth.

  • CHATGPT, AI, AND BEYOND: GAME-CHANGING TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL IMPACT YOUR INDUSTRY

You've read about ChatGPT, Microsoft’s Copilot, Google's Bard/Duet and other AI tools that will be changing the way we work, both in the short and longer term. As a business leader you want to leverage this technology to increase both productivity and profits. So what should you know now? Where should you be investing? During this fast-moving, informative and entertaining presentation, Forbes Technology columnist and consultant Gene Marks will share his thoughts on the biggest AI trends that will affect your business in the near and long term and help you make the right investment decisions to fully take advantage of this new technology. Gene will bring you up to date by discussing and recommending AI tools, platforms, services and software.

  • THE FUTURE OF WORK: HOW SMART LEADERS ARE BUILDING THE BEST WORKPLACES

One of the biggest challenges faced by business owners today is attracting and retaining great people. Join founder of The Marks Group, Author, and Columnist Gene Marks for this entertaining and fast moving session. Gene will touch on some of the most important employee related issues in your company including: How trends and regulations in minimum wage, paid time off, and overtime will impact your ability to find and motivate employees, innovative perks and benefits the big companies offer that you can too, the newest and innovative cloud based technologies that are helping companies of all sizes recruit, manage, compensate and make them more attractive to work for, a review of the most recent legislation regarding retirement plans. And much more!

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