CEO, Co-Founder, Chairman, Author
The Roy Spence presentations support the need to approach any entrepreneurial path with a purpose, as well as embracing the importance of helping others. Spence believes that business might not definitively know their future course, but they should know what difference they want to make in the business world. As well as believing businesses should have a purpose, he also believes that despite competition, businesses should assist each other.
As the CEO and co-founder of GSDM&M Idea City, a leading national advertising agency, Spence thoroughly understands and has experienced firsthand the successes and failures of starting up a business. He also has extensive experience helping some of the world's most successful brands reach their full potential.
In terms of his education, Spence attended the University of Texas at Austin and was later awarded with its Distinguished Alumnus Award. As a result of his work with GSDM&M, he has also been named 'Adman of the Year' and 'Adman of the Century' by 'Texas Monthly.' Through his own experiences with trial and error, Spence credits those individuals who helped him make his way in the world, as the reason for his notable success.
Spence has authored countless book including 'The Amazing Faith of Texas' and 'It's Not What You Sell, It's What You Stand Far: Why Every Extraordinary Business Is Driven By Purpose,' both of which aim to inspire, motivate and expand business mindsets. In conjunction with his books, Spence was also quoted in 'The Wall Street Journal' and 'Fortune' Magazine. By helping others and paying it forward, the Roy Spence presentations provide insightful advice and thought-provoking tips for small business and their goals.