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Omer Soker is an association strategist, ethics facilitator and keynote speaker. Omer is CEO of The Ethics of Success Corporation, a consultancy on navigating organisations into the future. He advises association, nonprofit and business leaders on how to transform disruption into innovation and create purposeful connections.
Omer works with an array of associations, nonprofit organisations, corporates and conference organisers in Australia and internationally.
He is the author of seven books including The Future of Associations and The Trust Future.
As a keynote speaker and strategy consultant, Omer has a track record of delivering transformational success for associations and corporates. He has held senior general management roles with global multinationals, and successfully transformed two companies with change management remits, growing them by 136% and 30% respectively within two years.
Omer’s expertise spans the events, publishing, media, enterprise software, e-commerce, digital technology, conferences, banking, finance, grocery, consumer goods, travel, hotels, resorts, shipping, communications, real estate, motoring, retail and wholesale sectors – as well as association management and nonprofit organisational leadership.
Before founding The Future of Associations as a 6-step roadmap to progress, change and influence, Omer led a led an industry association to influence government to overturn a decision in favour of members, negotiate and resolve a member action group’s concerns, win a major commercial battle against a global competitor, broaden the membership to position for growth, launch an online resource to link members with buyers, start an industry knowledge-bank to spread best practice, implement a strategic acquisition to diversify the association, and help the president to reform the constitution and modernise the board structure.
Omer’s book The Trust Future is a business case for how fearless ethical decision-making creates both power and trust in 21st century commerce. Omer challenges conventional stereotypes to present business ethics as a competitive advantage in the trust economy, with a fresh and compelling vision on why it is good for business now and into the future.
Omer has delivered keynotes speeches in front of audiences of a thousand delegates. His uniquely bespoke presentations leave audiences inspired and committed to take action – in transforming the way they do business, and run their organisations. Omer facilitates strategy workshops and board strategy meetings, runs staff training sessions and delivers selected conferences as a seamless MC.