Patrick Bet-David is a man who inspires. He is a successful entrepreneur, emerging author and popular blogger committed to helping people get more out of life. Patrick takes complex ideas and converts them into simple life lessons.
His intriguing perspective on opportunity is colored from his experience as a young immigrant from war-torn Iran in the late ’80s. He has a true rags-to-riches story that saw him first serving in the U.S. military before breaking into the financial services industry. Before turning 30, Patrick started a financial services marketing organization, PHP Agency (short for People Helping People), one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S.
As an author and blogger, Patrick is shaping the next generation of leaders with a voice of honesty and sometimes controversial insights. In his first book, Doing the Impossible: The 25 Laws of Doing the Impossible”, Patrick gives practical advice on how anyone can take ownership of his or her own life and rediscover dreams and aspirations. In “The Next Perfect Storm”, he shares a look at the current market conditions creating the next financial boom.
A regular blogger for over three years, Patrick recently turned a weekly radio show in Los Angeles into a video blog series called “Valuetainment Weekly” where he shares practical advice on all facets of life. He is also the voice behind “Newton’s Bark”, a weekly finance lesson from GoAskNewton.com, a website designed to help educate people on all things related to personal finance.
Patrick has spoken to thousands of people on a wide range of topics. His talks have covered the importance of financial literacy, the importance of entrepreneurship in a vibrant economy, and the need for every individual to rebel against conformity in order to embrace a cause that matters.
Besides his traditional speaking engagements, Patrick has also hosted a series of one-on-one interviews with some of the world’s most interesting people, including NBA Hall of Fame athlete James Worthy, presidential candidate Rick Santorum, former US Comptroller David Walker, Author Robert Greene, Mark Cuban, Indy-500 Winner Al Unser Jr. and Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak.