Jan Vermeiren is the founder of Networking Coach and according to HR Tribune one of Belgium’s top 10 speakers.
Jan and his team provide key note lectures, presentations, training courses and personal coaching about networking and referrals, and also advise organizations how to stimulate networking at their own events and how to integrate networking in their sales and recruitment strategy.
He is interviewed regularly about networking and referrals by different media like Belgian national television and radio (De Zevende Dag, Lichtpunt, Radio 1), newspapers and websites (Forbes), job sites (Vacature.com, Jobat) and the magazines of several Chambers of Commerce.
Jan is the author of the best-selling networking books: Let’s Connect! and How to REALLY Use LinkedIn, the networking CD Let’s Connect at an Event!, the Everlasting Referrals Home Study Course, and the Network Box (Home Study Course).
The US version of Let’s Connect! reached the Amazon bestseller list on October 9, 2007 with second position in marketing books and ninth in management books. Jan is the first Belgian author to reach this position.
The first edition of How to REALLY Use LinkedIn was a best seller on Amazon as well with first position in the category “Sales & Selling”. In the Netherlands, the Dutch version was the overall number 1 on www.managementboek.nl.
Jan and his team are hired by large international companies like Alcatel, Deloitte, DuPont, IBM, ING, Mobistar, Nike, SAP, and Sun Microsystems as well as by small companies and freelancers.
Jan is also a guest lecturer in the international MBA programs of Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School (Belgium) and RSM Erasmus University Rotterdam (the Netherlands).