Marcus is a highly sought-after international keynote speaker known for his unique ability to excite, engage and motivate live audiences. In 2017 Forbes named Marcus 1 of 20 “Speakers You Don’t Want to Miss.” Marcus has been dubbed a “Web Marketing Guru” by the New York Times and featured in Inc., The Globe and Mail, Content Marketing Institute, Forbes, Social Media Examiner, and more. As founder and president of The Sales Lion, he worked with hundreds of businesses, helping them to become the most trusted voice in their industry. Today, as owner and partner at IMPACT, he continues to motivate and lead his clients to achieve their potential by giving them the tools and support they need to get there. His book, “They Ask, You Answer,” was listed by Forbes as one of “11 Marketing Books Every CMO Should Read.” Mashable rated it as the “#1 Marketing Book” to read in 2017. The story of how Marcus was able to save his swimming pool company, River Pools, from the economic crash of 2008 has been featured in multiple books, publications, and university case studies around the world.