David Nour is a growth strategist and the thought leader on Relationship Economics - the quantifiable value of business relationships. In a global economy that is becoming increasingly disconnected, The Nour Group, Inc. has attracted consulting clients such as KPMG, Siemens, Disney, Gen Re Insurance, Amerinet, and over 100 marquee organizations in driving unprecedented growth through unique return on their strategic relationships. David has pioneered the phenomenon that relationships are the greatest off balance sheet asset any organization possesses, large and small, public and private.
He annually delivers 50 global keynotes on business relationships, social & mobile disruptive technologies, and adaptive innovation at leading industry association conferences, corporate meetings, and academic forums. He is often a guest lecturer at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and Georgia Tech’s College of Management.
Nour’s unique perspective and independent insights on business relationships as well as social and mobile innovation have been featured in a variety of prominent blogs and publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, Knowledge@Wharton, Associations Now, Huffington Post Business, Entrepreneur and Success Magazine. He is the author of several books including the best selling Relationship Economics, ConnectAbility, The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Raising Capital and his latest Return on Impact – Leadership Strategies for the Age of Connected Relationships.
An Eagle Scout himself, Nour is passionate about youth with his foundation’s support of the Centennial Scouting movement, Junior Achievement, One Voice – aiming to create peace in the Middle East, and the High Tech Ministries. He is currently an active member of the FBI Citizens’ Academy, Society of International Business Fellows (SIBF), and the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).
A native of Iran, Nour came to the U.S. with a suitcase, $100, limited family ties and no fluency in English! He earned an Executive MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and a BA degree in Management from Georgia State University.