Michael Brenner Bio

Michael Brenner is a globally-recognized keynote speaker on leadership, culture, and marketing. Author of the bestselling book The Content Formula, Michael’s work has been featured by The Economist, The Guardian, and Entrepreneur Magazine. In 2017, Michael was named a Top Business Speaker by The Huffington Post and a top CMO Influencer by Forbes.

Over the last two decades, Michael has championed a customer-centric approach at organizations large and small. He led sales and marketing for software companies like Nielsen and FullTilt. As an executive at ICR, SAP, and Newscred, Michael’s innovative leadership resulted in massive growth. His workshops and keynotes for Fortune 500 brands and tiny startups have inspired profound personal and professional change.

Today, Michael is the CEO of Marketing Insider Group, founded on the belief that strong leaders who champion their teams are the key to unlocking massive growth.

When he’s not working with clients, Michael travels the world helping even the most bureaucratic organizations break down silos, create cultures of innovation, and build engaged workforces.

Michael Brenner graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English Literature from St. Joseph’s University (Philadelphia, PA). He lives in West Chester, PA with his wife and four children.

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Recognizing a Gap

As a Marketing Insider for more than 20 years, Michael Brenner recognized a gap in the market: businesses continue to push themselves more and more. While as consumers, we increasingly avoid promotional marketing.

As a Keynote Speaker, Content Marketing Strategist and Author, no one is more qualified than Michael Brenner to help you fill the gap. Whether you need the inspiration to change your culture. Or you need to build successful marketing programs inside the realities of your business.

Michael understands the challenges, the politics, the budget constraints, and the pressure to help you show real results.

Real-world Marketing Experience:

CEO and founder Michael Brenner and his team are professional yet approachable, provocative yet practical. We bring you the real-world marketing experience to create programs that don’t just make an impact. They matter to you and your business. Michael is a Keynote Speaker, appearing frequently at Marketing Conferences to share his knowledge and experience to help you find the inspiration to act.


Our contributions have appeared in such highly regarded and influential publications such as


Michael Brenner has been inside corporate marketing departments for more than 20 years. He built many successful digital and content marketing programs for the companies he worked for.

Then Michael used that experience to help others. We’ve conducted more than 100 Keynotes and Workshops for companies of all shapes and sizes, in every corner of the world.

We start by understanding your customers, your competitors, and most importantly, your culture. We then help you build a plan to focus the expertise of your business on solving real customer problems.

We help you help your customers. And that helps your business grow.

We Deliver


Content Marketing Strategy


Content Marketing ROI


Keynote Speaking


Content Development Services


Mapping Content to The Buyer Journey


Personal Branding / Executive Coaching


Cultural Transformation


Employee Engagement & Activation


Workshops & Training

Content Marketing Strategy & Programs

We have developed content marketing strategy and programs for some of the largest brands in the world including:

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