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.


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.


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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.


Content Marketing Strategy

Get our proven 9-step Insider Guide to creating a content strategy that reaches and converts your audience.

Content Marketing ROI

Calculate your content creation and distribution costs and maximize your ongoing ROI from content marketing.

Keynote Speaking

Book Michael Brenner to speak at your upcoming marketing conference. Your audience will love his actionable insights!

Content Development Services

Affordable packages of weekly blog posts that help your reach, engage and convert more customers.

Mapping Content to The Buyer Journey

Learn how to align every piece of content to a specific stage in your customers’ journey.

Personal Branding / Executive Coaching

Build thought leadership in your industry and grow your business by growing your connections.

Cultural Transformation

Change your work culture to make your team a driving force in growing your business.

Employee Engagement and Activation

Make your employees your brand ambassadors by empowering them to create and share content.

Workshops and Training

Develop a roadmap to organizational success by creating content that drives leads, sales, and revenue.