A self confessed serial seed-funder, Rafe is a business guru, an entrepreneur and an inspirational speaker to boot. Particularly interested in start-ups and how even with a limited budget you can effectively capitalise on social media to build your brand, Rafe was instrumental in the development of the world’s fastest growing Recruitment Business – a business that was profiled by The London Business School as a model for an innovative start-up.
He has recently founded his own business, Sofarsounds, a cutting-edge music company and worldwide promoter of new bands.
Rafe has a background in defining company visions and building innovative and dynamic company cultures in the financial sector. As Marketing and Innovation Consultant at Diageo, Coca-Cola & Walt Disney he has an abundance of experience behind him and a track record of leading teams at some of the best known brands on the planet to generate profitable new growth.
Originally from the US, Rafe now lives and works in London. Perfect for company workshops, team-building or an edifying and regenerative talk, he has been a guest speaker at Microsoft, Aviva and Amazon and routinely lectures on innovation, corporate venturing and company culture at the London Business School. With his passionate yet relaxed and interactive style, Rafe can cover a wide range of topics from marketing basics to how to create a culture that enables breakthrough innovation, via the future of social media.
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“Rafe is an engaging raconteur and public speaker. His deep subject matter knowledge coupled with his passionate and humble style deliver hugely enjoyable and informative talks.” – Andy Hart, VP Europe, A&O, Microsoft
“Rafe Offer is a truly inspiring speaker. He brings enormous experience from the corporate world and from his life as an entrepreneur. He has an empathic speaking style, and he connects very quickly and naturally to his audience. He is always one of the most popular speakers in the courses I run at London Business School.” - Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship, London Business School
“Rafe was a fantastic facilitator for MSN UK as we held a series of culture change workshops with our 70-strong team. Rafe spent time understanding our business and our challenges, and then ran the workshops with real focus, discipline and good humour. I have no doubt that Rafe’s facilitation was key to this process being such a success, and I would have no hesitation recommending him for other projects” - Pete Clifton, UK head, MSN
“Rafe left us inspired and empowered” - Gal Stiglitz, Founder of WOW Talks
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