Neil Beam

Neil Beam
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Neil Beam is a three-time company founder and former HR leader at Amazon, where a team he led was featured in the Wall Street Journal and Fortune Magazine as the world's largest recruiter of MBAs. He is an Amazon "Think Big" finalist whose vision was encapsulated in the Amazon Sidewalk service. For a time, Neil was the program manager for Amazon A to Z - a mobile app used by millions of employees around the globe. While at AT&T, Neil led the Mobility Social Media Customer Care organization.

Today, schools, sports leagues, churches, and YMCAs use his service, The Appreciation Company (https://theappreciation.com), to transform their culture by creating deeper connections between employees and within the community.

Neil has consulted and advised iconic brands large and small, including Nike, Best Buy, Microsoft, Neiman Marcus, PetSmart, Dole Foods, and S.C. Johnson.

Neil is a father of four children with his wife Rebekah, a volunteer soccer coach, and lives in Kirkland, Washington - just outside of Seattle.

Speaking Topics

The Appreciation Factor For Employee Engagement

Studies show that employees who feel valued and have a strong sense of belonging at their job perform better, stay longer, and contribute more fully to a positive corporate culture. Showing true gratitude to your team is not always easy. In this presentation, Neil Beam shares real-life case studies from his time at AT&T and Amazon, as well as the tenets of the 7 Drivers of Belonging. Attendees will learn actionable tactics to build award-winning teams.

Speaking Topics

  • The Appreciation Factor For Employee Engagement
  • Applying The Appreciation Factor to Improve Fundraising
  • The Seven Drivers of Belonging