Eyal Danon

President, Ignite Advisory Group

Eyal is the world’s top expert on establishing, managing and optimizing customer advisory board programs. A former Chief Marketing Officer for privately held and publicly traded software companies, Eyal has produced dramatic growth amid changing business environments. During his tenure with NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE), he helped generate an incremental $1.3B of shareholder value in 5 years.

Before launching Ignite Advisory Group, Eyal developed and managed highly influential and Strategic Customer Advisory Boards encompassing key executives from Fortune 500 companies. He has worked directly with Xerox, Adobe, Aetna, Qualcomm, Symantec, Brocade, Akamai, Reuters, Iron Mountain, Verizon and Equifax.

Eyal has appeared on CNN Headline News, NBC, ABC, Forbes, Fortune, BBC News, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle and Business Week. Having worked as a leadership expert for InterContinental Hotels & Resorts in Europe, Eyal has excellent group facilitation skills and years of learning and development experience.

In addition to managing Ignite Advisory Group, Eyal speaks widely before industry groups, and consults directly with entrepreneurs and executives on marketing and leadership development. Eyal holds an MBA from Boston University and is a graduate of Columbia University’s Business School Executive Leadership Program. He is the author of “Cracking the C-Suite, a practical guide to creating a shared future with your executive customers,” and a contributor to the book “Project 100 – Marketing in the Social Media Era.”