Once a skeptic and now an outspoken proponent of LinkedIn, Wayne Breitbarth is passionate about helping business professionals—from entry level to CEO—learn how to combine their previous experience and relationships with this innovative tool in order to more successfully brand and market themselves and their businesses.
Wayne’s diverse professional background uniquely positions him to assist not only individuals but corporate entities as well. With thirty years’ experience in the areas of operations, finance, management, consulting, and business ownership, he is able to “put it all together” for his corporate and individual clients.
In addition to his consulting work, Wayne is a dynamic speaker. His practical yet entertaining presentations have inspired audiences both locally, at many of Milwaukee’s most prominent companies and organizations, and nationally, at conventions, industry association events, and corporate training sessions. His audiences have included Inc. Magazine, the American Marketing Association, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Wayne's critically acclaimed book "The Power Formula for LinkedIn Success: Kick-start Your Business, Brand, and Job Search" has helped tens of thousands access the full power of LinkedIn.
Wayne is a Certified Public Accountant and received a BBA from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and an MBA from Marquette University. He is the CEO of Power Formula LLC and resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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“Wayne's real world experience, common sense approach and enthusiastic style have turned roomfuls of attendees—and me—into true believers in the power of LinkedIn.”
—Tom Snyder, president and CEO, Trivera Interactive, and author of The Complete Idiot's Mini Guide to Real-time Marketing with Foursquare
“I’ve recently hosted the leaders of Dorner’s top distributors for our annual meeting. Wayne Breitbarth’s session on the use of LinkedIn to drive business results was the highlight of our event. Wayne’s ability to talk at a peer level to our group of owners/leaders provided invaluable insight for them.”
—Rich Ryan, COO, Dorner Mfg.
“I own a small business and have followed Wayne’s advice to better utilize LinkedIn. By revising my profile, participating in groups, and more effectively using the advanced search function, I’ve been able to get connected to key decision-makers and drive traffic to our website. It’s been a great business development tool for my company.”
—Jeff Carrigan, founder and CMO, Big Shoes Network
“My firm recently brought in Wayne for his LinkedIn Power Formula training. Wayne's knowledge and excitement is evident from the start. Even experienced users will benefit from his deep understanding, insights and tips. Consider Wayne's training for any sales focused organization that would benefit from a fresh approach to business development.”
—Jeff Michaels, TDS MetroCom
“The combination of Wayne Breitbarth’s passion for the power of social networking and his real-world business experience, deep knowledge, mastery of LinkedIn, and skill as a trainer make the The Power Formula for LinkedIn Success a real standout. This is the one book to buy if you are serious about getting up to speed fast.”
—Frank Martinelli, president, The Center for Public Skills Training
“Wayne Breitbarth recently presented two LinkedIn educational workshops at our annual national association conference. His presentations received very high ratings for both the quality of the seminar content and his energetic presentation of a subject for which he has great passion. We would recommend him highly as a presenter on practical strategies and tactics for use of LinkedIn for new business development and other professional purposes.”
Office Furniture Dealers Alliance (OFDA)
“I know of no one who knows how to use LinkedIn better than Wayne Breitbarth. That he is willing to share his knowledge so clearly and concisely is truly a gift—his gift to anyone who needs to connect for business, for fun, or to find a job.”
—Robert Grede, bestselling author of Naked Marketing: The Bare Essentials and The Spur & the Sash: A Novel
“Wayne's grasp of LinkedIn as a professional networking tool is outstanding. His presentation skills of the subject matter are wonderful. He keeps you interested and really hits home. He engages the audience and keeps them wanting more. His anecdotal stories are so sound and so enjoyable. He is an expert on how to use LinkedIn as a timely networking tool.”
—Laura Schmitz, Business Development Manager, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Small Business Development Center
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