David J. Friedman Earns 2021 Speaker of the Year Award from Vistage Worldwide – … – Press Release


David Friedman focuses on helping executives understand the significance and technique of building and sustaining a high-performing company culture.

MOORESTOWN, N.J., April 29, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Vistage Worldwide Inc. has named CultureWise Founder and CEO David J. Friedman as the recipient of the organization’s annual Speaker of the Year Award. Upon receiving this distinction, Friedman joins the pantheon of exceptional speakers who have made an indelible impact on Vistage members.

Speaker of the Year honorees are thought leaders who have been invited to speak at Vistage meetings for at least two consecutive years. These winners have scheduled a minimum of 100 presentations to Vistage Worldwide groups, sharing insight about topics they have cultivated a passion for and developed considerable expertise.

David Friedman focuses on helping executives understand the significance and technique of building and sustaining a high-performing company culture.

Audiences rate Vistage speakers after each presentation, and those considered for this award must garner an average score of at least 4.5 out of 5 in content and delivery of their talk. They also must be recommended by 95 percent of the groups they address and book at least 50 presentations in the year the award is given.

Friedman spoke to 90 Vistage groups in 2021, earning an average of 4.92 on the content of his presentations and 4.89 on delivery.

After evaluating the group of speakers who have met the minimum qualifications, a panel of Vistage staff members determines the winner of this prestigious award. They select the recipient who in the past year demonstrated the highest level of the Vistage core values: trust, caring, challenge, and growth.

As noted on the Vistage website, the organization uses the Speaker of the Year Award to recognize individuals who bring significant value to their members. They select speakers based on their performance, community involvement, and lifetime achievement. They note that…