Kim Perell Keynote Speaker
- Bestselling author of "JUMP" and "The Execution Factor"
- Award-winning entrepreneur and prominent angel investor
- Passionate advocate for women in business
Kim Perell's Biography
Kim Perell is an award-winning tech entrepreneur and the bestselling author of two business books.
Perell started her first company from her kitchen table at the age of 23 and grew it to a $100 million-dollar company. Her last company sold for $235 million to Singtel, one of the most prestigious telecommunication companies in Asia.
For the last 20 years of her career, Kim started, scaled, and sold technology companies that made up to $1 billion dollars in annual sales. She has invested in over 100 companies, many of which have been successfully acquired by some of the largest Fortune 500 companies. She has great business acumen and holds unique insights on how different businesses and entrepreneurs operate.
Perell was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, AdAge’s Marketing Technology Trailblazers, Business Insider’s Most Powerful Women in Mobile Advertising, Adweek’s Women Trailblazers, Entrepreneur Magazine’s Women of Impact and Entrepreneur of the Year by the National Association of Female Executives.
To help others achieve success in business and life, Kim Perell penned two business books. Her most recent book, JUMP: Dare to Do What Scares You in Business and Life, published by Harper Collins in 2022, was an instant Wall Street Journal hit. Her first book, The Execution Factor: The One Skill That Drives Success, was also a national bestseller. It received stellar reviews by CEOs and Chris Burch, co-founder of Tory Burch says, “Kim Perell knows what it takes to execute a vision, no matter how big or small.”
A great believer in paying it forward, Kim loves to help aspiring entrepreneurs and executives. Her dedication to empowering the next generation of leaders is what made her a prominent angel investor. Kim’s achievements as a leader, entrepreneur, and passionate advocate for women in business have been widely recognised. She has been invited as a guest on Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Drew Barrymore Show, and CNBC. Kim has also been featured on Fox, CNBC and profiled in CNN Money, The New York Times, Forbes, Inc, and The Huffington Post.
Kim Perell graduated magna cum laude from Pepperdine University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She lives in Miami, Florida with her husband and two sets of twins.