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Steven J. Manning

Steven J. Manning

Steven J. Manning is an internationally-known business leader, author, public speaker and advisor. He a founder, CEO, principal, General Manager and Board Member of a number of enterprises in the US and Europe. He is credited with the origination of prominent creative and empirical concepts, targeting data base concepts, media strategies, promotional concepts, incentive devices and channels, and decision-making predictive techniques. All those are widely used in the marketing world. He has generated $47 billion in revenue of consumer products, services, and consultative endeavors.

In addition to successful owned and operated enterprises, he has generated revenue for and advised on a broad spectrum of matters over 70 major brands, including: CBS, Disney, DirectTV, Guthy Renker, IKEA, Provide Commerce, Kimberly-Clark, NBC, Netflix, WebMD, SONY, Telebrands, Time Warner, Toyota, LG, UMG, Milton Friedman University.

His professional and business relationships span the world. Those include captains of industry, world-renown educators, authors and thought-leaders, sports personalities. Steven J. Manning is an astute observer of people, society, business, and all matter of trends that effect all those. He writes and speaks extensively on pillars of entrepreneurial success, politics, economics, advertising, marketing, conflict resolution, writing, leadership and more, to various audiences including professional groups and institutes of higher learning.

His new book, Pimps Whores And Patrons Of Virtue is highly acclaimed around the world. His next books, Explaining Bitcoin To Buddhist Monks: So many things, events, served up in all media ways, are just incomprehensible. Might as well try explaining Bitcoin to Buddhist monks. And Thanks Oscar (Wilde) are in the works.

Steven J. Manning is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Connect with him on email at or on LinkedIn.
Steven J Manning
Success and Leadership


Don’t look a gift-horse in the mouth.   How has that phenomenally dumb concept endured since John Heywood uttered those thoughtless words in 1546!  Well, don’t look a gift-horse in the mouth unless you want a very large, feed-guzzling-aged- pet. And likely good sized veterinarian bills.   More elsewhere for you city-folks,...
Steven J Manning
Tech and Innovation


Success defies a universal definition. It is a complex paradigm. On a macro basis, definitions of success differ widely, based on a variety of factors: social position, station and chronology in life, ethnicity, economics, geo-political, and more. It is necessarily defined both qualitatively and quantitatively. It can be unique to...
Steven J Manning
CEO Agenda

Privacy? Somebody explain that to me…

A few months ago, in a moment I thought justified indignation, I went entirely off the clichéd reservation over what is now a generally accepted trespass on my privacy.  Something that portends to further suffocate my notion of an acceptable social construct.  Although — forgive the immodesty — I am...