Jeffrey Hayzlett is a global business celebrity, former Fortune 100 c-suite executive and bestselling business author. He is a frequent television guest and commentator, having appeared on shows including MSNBC’s Your Business, Fox Business News, and NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice with Donald Trump. He is executive producer of a number of global television projects and Celebrity Editor of the largest circulation social media and business magazines in the world. He is recognized as one of the Top 10 c-suite Twitterers.
Hayzlett is author of the must-read business book The Mirror Test, which received acclaim on numerous bestseller lists including Inc’s 800CEORead and USA Today. His second book, Running the Gauntlet, releasing in January 2012, answers the question: How do I change my business in a way that instills enthusiasm and increases profits? In his trademark fast-paced, brash, humorous style, Hayzlett provides a realistic approach to competing effectively in an increasingly competitive business environment. He frequently appears at events worldwide, addressing business growth, communications, and marketing.
Hayzlett has years of international marketing, sales, and customer relations management experience. He joined Kodak in April 2006 as Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President of the Graphic Communications Group (GCG). He became Chief Business Development Officer in September 2007 and CMO in November of 2008 and was responsible for Brand Development and Management, Market Development, Corporate and Product Public Relations, Communications and Public Affairs, Corporate Sponsorships, Business Development, Corporate Relationships and Partnerships, and Marketing. Prior to joining Kodak, he led a private business development and public relations firm specializing in the technology and visual communications industries. He also held senior management positions in strategic business development and marketing at several companies, including Cenveo, Webprint, and Colorbus, Inc., and served in staff positions in the United States Senate and House of Representatives.
Currently, Hayzlett leads The Hayzlett Group, an international strategic business consulting company leading change for high growth businesses. Drawing upon an eclectic background in business, buoyed by a stellar track record of keynote speaking, and deeply rooted in cowboy lore, Hayzlett energizes his role driving and delivering change.