Peter Klein
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Peter Klein

"WITH WHOM YOU GO IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN WHERE YOU GO!" (See: www.pkassoc.com) Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional • Initial release in June 2015, 2nd printing in September 2015 • Single orders and orders up to 24 books ($22.75): Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Think-Win-Unleashing-Strategic-Thinking/dp/0071840958 • Bulk orders for 25 or more books ($21.00): https://800ceoread.com/products/think-to-win-paul-butler-john-f-manfredi-peter-klein-english?selected=48602 • Retailers: Barnes & Noble, others 3 VIDEO's & PODCASTS: 1. Peter Klein on the ASKGARYVEE SHOW Episode #153 Video Blog; Oct 22, 2015 • Discuss the book and answer general questions with host Gary Vaynerchuk (1.2MM Twitter followers, early investor in Facebook/Twitter/Snapshot/Meerkat/UBER,etc, founder of Vaynermedia/Voted #1 Large Digital Agency for 2015, founder of two technology/digital venture capital-PE firms, global speaker represented by CAA, author of 3 #1 books on Digital/Social Media… and Peter Klein’s son-in-law) • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yjwe3K89ENs • Viewers as of now: 35,000+! 260+ comments! 2. Peter Klein on Mitch Joel’s Six Pixels of Separation Podcast Audio Blog (11/13/2015) • One of the top 5 global bloggers • http://www.twistimage.com/podcast/archives/spos-488---how-to-think-to-win-with-peter-klein • When Google wants someone to explain the latest developments in marketing to the top brands in the world, they bring Mitch Joel to the Googleplex in Mountain View, California; Marketing Magazine dubbed him the "Rock Star of Digital Marketing" and called him, "one of North America's leading digital visionaries"… in 2006 he was named one of the most influential global authorities on blog marketing 3. Peter Klein Audio Blog on Moe Abdou’s 33Voices Audio Blog (August 2015) • www.33voices.com/authors/peter-klein … and … www.33voices.com/interviews/think-to-win • 33voices is a global conversation about things that matter in business and in life. They create impact by keeping important ideas moving. They bring together the most influential thinking and thinkers on the planet to help entrepreneurs and business creators build great businesses and live great lives THINK TO WIN Book: • e-Mail Account: thinktowinbook@gmail.com • URL Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/thinktowinbook Peter Klein founded PK Associates, a growth management consultancy, on the belief that fact-based, information-driven insights, need-to-do analytics, and the experience of a proven 'seniors-only' team will meaningfully benefit clients in more predictably growing, managing and leading their businesses. Peter has been actively involved in the strategic thinking process and operationalizing it since the 1967 when he began his career with consumer product companies and since 1981 in his role as a growth management consultant; including his senior executive leadership positions at The Gillette Company and Nabisco Foods. From March 2001 through September 2005, Mr. Klein was Senior Vice President and Corporate Officer of The Gillette Company, responsible for Strategy, Planning, Business Development (acquisition and divestitures) and Global Marketing Resources, reporting to the Chairman/CEO, Jim Kilts (both joined together as the turnaround team after working together in various roles since 1982). Peter left Gillette following the sale of Gillette to Proctor & Gamble after actively participating in the sale and in the change-in-control integration planning. Previously, Peter was Executive Vice President and Corporate Officer of Strategy, Business Development, Marketing Services and Global e-Business at Nabisco Foods from January 1998 through December 2000, and departed after Nabisco's public auction and sale to Phillip Morris/Kraft Foods on December 31, 2000. Jim Kilts joined at the same time as Chairman and CEO. Mr. Klein joined from The Cambridge Group, where he was a Partner and Managing Director for seven years at its east coast office, which he opened in 1991. Prior to joining The Cambridge Group, he was a senior partner for ten years at Marketing Corporation of America, where he led the Consumer Products management consulting practice. Before consulting, he worked in line sales, marketing and new peroducts/business development at Sterling Drug (Vice President, New Products/Business Development), The Gillette Company (Director of Marketing & Sales for Braun North America and Group Marketing Manager in Personal Care), Johnson & Johnson (Consumer Trade Promotion and Marketing), and Richardson-Merrell (Field & Headquarter Sales). Mr. Klein has been associated with major successful new product developments and introductions (defined as both marketing + financial success) as well as over 40 major acquisitions, including globally. See website: www.pkassoc.com. Mr. Klein was educated at Syracuse University (B.S. in Marketing and Finance) and Harvard Business School (MBA) and holds two U.S. patents. He is on the board of a company owned by a private equity firm. Peter retired from the Braun AT board of directors in Germany and the advisory board of the business school at North Carolina A&T. He provides 'of counsel, advisory' consultative services to CEO's and senior executives on a retainer basis and delivers projects via his consultancy's seniors-only Dream Teams across project areas like strategic planning, growth opportunity identification, new product development/innovation, established brand marketing, acquisition, marketing, organization transformation, etc. Peter speaks and facilitates work sessions across a number of business management and process topics based on his strategic and hands-on line experience working at or for blue chip consumer product companies as well as management consultancies and small-medium size firms. See Peter's website for additional background, including two articles written on Peter: (1) 'The Tonto Files,' and (2) 'One of the Top 10 Innovators'. Peter's son, Alex, runs a successful recruiting firm (www.alexkleinassociates.com), and his son-in-law, Gary Vaynerchuk, runs a successful large Digital agency (VaynerMedia) and is an 'icon' in the digital/social media/entrepreneurial world (www.garyvaynerchuk.com). "The Plan was useless... it was the planning that was essential!" General Dwight D. Eisenhower, when asked after D-Day if 'The Plan' worked! "BE BRIGHT, BE BRIEF... BE GONE!"
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