Brian Cristiano is a self-made entrepreneur, growth strategist, marketing expert, keynote speaker, modern-day storyteller and the founder and CEO of BOLD Worldwide. Brian is also the executive producer and subject matter for the docu-series, Growing BOLD.
From startups to Fortune 500 companies, Brian and BOLD have worked with many prominent brands including; PepsiCo, UFC Gym, Orangetheory Fitness, Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez, DirecTV, Gillette, and the New York Mets.
Brian is a thought leader and media personality featured in Forbes, Wall Street Journal, Yahoo Finance, Fortune, Digiday, and AdWeek among many others. Drawing upon his entrepreneurial background, personal life lessons and passion for growth, Brian is a sought-after keynote speaker and consultant for businesses in need of change.
Brian began his career without any connections or money – just a passion for storytelling and business. At 16-years old, Brian picked up a video camera, taught himself how to film and produced a skate video which he sold for over $40,000. Today Brian runs the ad agency and consultancy, BOLD Worldwide, that accelerates the growth of businesses by telling their real story, marketing it to the people that matter most and measuring the impact to their bottom line.
Brian practices what he preaches. He has built his brand through storytelling, digital marketing and has interviewed some of the world's most successful entrepreneurs and celebrities.
When Brian isn't busy trying to change the advertising industry, he is spending time with his wife Ali, rescue dog Ellie and daughter Annie.