Bill Rancic – Entrepreneur, Media Personality, Award Winning Author, Motivational Speaker
“No matter the size of the group, Bill Rancic is the secret weapon. His poise and class is something that cannot be taught. Particularly, in times of tremendous change, Bill is a constant source of education, motivation and activation, leaving all those in the audience inspired and ready to take on the world.” – Jon Harris, SVP & Chief Communications Officer, Conagra Brands.
“Sublime. Masterful. Insightful. – no one but Bill Rancic can pull that off. I mean NO ONE.” – Matt Afflixio, President, Access Emanate (hired Bill for Quickbooks connect conference in 2014, 2015, 2016.
After bursting on to the scene nearly 15 years ago as NBC’s first Apprentice, Bill Rancic has traveled to every part of the globe, sharing his life experiences with tens of thousands of leaders, businesses and organizations on a variety of important topics. Topics range from why some companies thrive in chaos — and others don’t — to How to think like an entrepreneur in the corporate world.
What makes Bill Rancic so unique is that he is both a student and teacher of leadership and has a healthy obsession with what makes great companies and leaders tick.
Having invested nearly two decades living the topic, Rancic has authored four books. They include You’re Hired: How to Succeed in Business and Life, which examines how some companies and leaders make the leap to superior results; the enduring classic Beyond the Lemonade Stand which teaches and empowers young people on the value of money and positive self image. In addition, Rancic co-authored I Do… Now What? with celebrity wife Giuliana Rancic where they share secrets to everlasting love. And, he just penned his first novel, First Light.
Driven by a relentless curiosity, Rancic graduated cum laude from Loyola University and went on to become a successful entrepreneur when he founded a monthly online subscription-based retailer at the age of 23. Since then, he has inspired millions of people around the globe on reaching their full potential. He is currently co-owner of the XOG Wine Company and the RPM Restaurant Group.
Rancic appears regularly on numerous daytime broadcast and cable television programs such as Today, The View, Rachael Ray, Steve Harvey and various CNBC programs.
He currently resides in Chicago with his wife Giuliana and son Duke.