STEFAN SWANEPOEL’s life has been a “Serengeti journey”—from his birth in Kenya to schooling in Hong Kong and South Africa to running a New York-based global franchise network with 25,000 sales associates in 30 countries. He has served as president of seven companies and two non-profit organizations.
His academic accomplishments include a bachelor’s in science, a master’s in business economics and diplomas in arbitration, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, computer science and marketing. Stefan is widely recognized as the leading visionary on real estate business trends, change and social media in the Unites States. He has given over 700 talks in nine countries and 44 states to over 500,000 people and has penned more than 20 books and reports including the annual Swanepoel TRENDS Report (2006, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11 and 2012).
His latest book Surviving Your Serengeti: 7 Skills to Master Business & Life (WILEY; 192 pages) was released in March 2011 and has been featured on 18 best sellers lists including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today.