Arel Moodie is a national best-selling author who has been a featured speaker at esteemed venues both domestically and internationally. One of his highest honors includes speaking at the White House where he was personally acknowledged for his insights on engagement by President Obama.
Inc. Magazine called Arel Moodie a “High-Energy, Motivator” and named him to their prestigious “30 Under 30 list” joining people like Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook.
He has been quoted in The New York Times & Business Week, Forbes, Portfolio, Yahoo! Finance, Fox Small Business and USA Today. He is a frequent contributor to Forbes, The Chicago Tribune and Huffington Post and has delivered many popular TEDx talks on likeability and innovation. Arel is also the host of one of the top career podcasts on iTunes, “The Art of Likeability”, which is listened to in over 170 countries world-wide.
Arel grew up on welfare in the projects of Brooklyn, NY where he witnessed those around him being murdered and imprisoned. Using determination and the application of his “Likeability Levers”, which are taught in his presentations, he was able to build a million-dollar event production and education company before his 30th birthday.
As a professional speaker Arel has spoken to over 500,000 people in 48 states and 5 countries. He also has two viral videos that have millions of views, and one of them was even featured on The Ellen Show! For fun, Arel loves to dance; one of his favorite dance performances was at Madison Square Garden.