Dr. Chip R. Bell has helped many Fortune 100 companies dramatically enhance their bottom lines and marketplace reputations through innovative customer-centric strategies that address the needs of today’s picky, fickle, vocal customers. Dr. Bell’s keynotes reveal the best practices from the organizations leading the customer loyalty charge, giving audiences powerful cutting-edge ideas and unique strategies they can immediately put into practice. Always customer-centered, Bell customizes all his presentations to meet unique organizational needs through a background study, pre-event conference call, and phone interviews to better understand specific audience challenges.
He is considered a world-renowned authority on customer loyalty and service innovation. In fact, Global Gurus ranked him in 2018 as the #2 keynote speaker in the world on customer service; #1 in North America. Leadership Excellence Magazine also listed him among the top 30 thought leaders in North America.
He also has written more than 700 columns for many business journals, magazines, and top blogs. He has appeared live on CNN, CNBC, CBS, Fox Business, Bloomberg TV, ABC, NPR Radio and his work has been featured in Fortune, Businessweek, Forbes, Fast Company, Inc. Magazine, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, CEO Magazine, Money Magazine and Entrepreneur.
Dr. Bell has authored numerous national best-selling books including: The 9½ Principles of innovative Service, Wired and Dangerous: How Your Customers Have Changed and What to Do about It, Managing Knock Your Socks off Service, Customers as Partners, Magnetic Service, Take Their Breath Away: How Imaginative Service Creates Devoted Customers, and Sprinkles: Creating Awesome Experiences Through Innovative Service.
His newest book is the best-selling Kaleidoscope: Delivering Innovative Service That Sparkles. His books have won major book awards including the 2017 Best Book Award in the business category. His books have been endorsed by the CEOs or presidents of such service greats as Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Zappos, Starbucks, Ritz-Carlton Hotels, Wolfgang Puck, Build-A-Bear Workshops, JetBlue, Marriott, Chick-fil-A, Ultimate Software, WestRock, Morgan Stanley, La Quinta Hotels, Kimpton Hotels, and Southwest Airlines.
In addition, his training programs have won numerous awards. These include “Delivering Innovative Service” with a 2016 Best Classroom program awarded by HR.com, and “Service Unleashed,” developed for Forrest Performance Group, was a prestigious 2018 Stevie award winner.