Founder & President, Co-Opportunities Inc.
Ira Blumenthal is founder and president of Co-Opportunities Inc., a dynamic business development and consulting firm that counsels world-class companies from industries across the board. A highly distinguished 25-year veteran of the food industry, and a respected branding and marketing expert, Ira has had a long-lasting impact on a variety of organizations facing change, challenges, and business as unusual. The recipient of the coveted George Washington Honor Medal for Literary Excellence, Ira's first book, Ready, Blame, Fire!, focuses on the "myths and misses in marketing."
A dynamic and passionate professional speaker, he blends ideas, information and humor to inform and motivate audiences on how to create the future — not just react to it. His approach to business development helps people identify opportunities and adapt to market changes by understanding future trends around consumers, advertising, marketing, merchandising, retailing, distribution, production and management.