Bryan Kramer is a renowned business strategist, global keynote speaker, executive trainer and coach, two-time bestselling author and Forbes contributor. As former President and Co-Owner of PureMatter, a Silicon Valley global marketing agency since 2001, he sparked the Human-to-Human H2H movement that set out to humanize business through simpler communication, empathy, and celebrating our imperfections. His TED Talk on the subject in 2014 featured a TED “first – allowing mobile devices during the event to share the experience to illustrate his belief.

Bryan KramerNoted as the “Zen master to Digital Marketers” by Forbes, named a “Top 3 Thought Leadership Speakers You Don’t Want to Miss” in Forbes and in “The Top 100 Most Influential People on Twitter” by Business Insider, Bryan teaches speakers, executives and audiences how to up-level their storytelling and how to be more compelling and clear. With more than 350,000 social fans and followers, Bryan believes that being human is our competitive advantage because of our ability to leverage our emotional intelligence alongside technology to scale, in order to share stories in a human way – not corporate speak.

Bryan’s first book There Is No B2B or B2C: It’s Human to Human H2H rose to the #1 spot in Business Books on Amazon in its first week. His second book, Shareology: How Sharing is Powering the Human Economy published by Morgan James, made USA Today’s Top 150 Book List the week of its release, as well as #1 on Amazon in Business books.

An experienced interviewer and host, Bryan has spoken with the greats, including Ted Turner, Founder of CNN and philanthropist; George Zimmer, Founder of Men’s Wearhouse; and John Grisham, renowned fiction author of 30 novels and nine blockbuster films including The Firm, Runaway Jury, and The Pelican Brief. He has hosted the EMC Dellworld conference twice and conducted workshops and executive interviews at IBM, Cisco, Verizon, and Pitney Bowes.

Notable Lists

No stranger to lists, Bryan has appeared on many including Social/Content/Digital CEO and Global Marketing leader, including:

  • Top 3 Thought Leadership Speakers You Don’t Want to Miss – Forbes
  • Top 25 Keynote Speakers You Need to Know ~ Inc. Magazine
  • Global Top 50 Social CEOs on Twitter ~ Huffington Post
  • Top 25 Influencer to Follow – Forbes
  • The 100 Most Influential Tech People On Twitter – Business Insider
  • #13 Top Social Selling Individual – Onalytica
  • Global Top 50 Most Influential People in Artificial Intelligence ~ Onalytica
  • Global Top 30 Most Influential Social Media People ~ Onalytica
  • Global Top 25 Influencers to Follow ~ Forbes
  • Top 100 Most Influential Tech People on Twitter ~ Business Insider
  • Top CEO Influencer in Social Media ~ Kred

Awards and Boards

Bryan and his company have received more than 100 awards and honors personally and professionally. He has served as Silicon Valley President and as a judge throughout the U.S. for the American Advertising Federation National Student Advertising Competitions and has served on the Advisory Board for Internet Media Labs in New York.


Bryan is also no stranger to service and supporting his community. Bryan received the highest silver medal award for community impact for his work on the executive board as VP of Marketing for the Silicon Valley Boy Scouts of America. He is a past president of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Silicon Valley chapter and former committee member of the Boys and Girls Club of Silicon Valley and Via Rehabilitation Services.

Since 2006, Bryan has been an active Silicon Valley Rotarian and currently sits as the VP of Marketing for the Santa Clara County Boy Scouts of America, where he received the highest silver medal award for community impact and volunteerism. He has been recognized by the San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal as a “Top Who’s Who” and is a seasoned AAF National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) judge.

Additional Agency Honors

  • Webby Honoree
  • Over 200 National, Regional and local ADDY Awards, including Best of Shows and Judge’s Awards
  • American Design Award
  • Logo Lounge
  • Neenah Paper National Gold, Mohawk Paper National award
  • Graphic Design Monthly (website of the day)
  • W3 Awards (1 Gold and 3 Silvers for interactive work)
  • Cisco Worldwide “Global Campaign of the Quarter”
  • SVBJ “Fastest Growing Private Companies” and “Largest Advertising Agencies” List
  • National Marketing Silver Medal – Boy Scouts of America
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With over 300,000 social fans and followers, and an intimate understanding of the intricacies of social technologies and social behaviors, Bryan is both a practitioner and authority on the subject of being human on- and offline.

In January 2014, Bryan’s first book “There is No B2Bor B2C: It’s Human to Human #H2H” rose to the #1 top selling spot in Business Books on Amazon in its first week. In January 2015, #H2H was named as the number 1 buzzword for 2015 by The Writer, and as a “Top 7 Game Changing Terms” by Sprout Social in 2016.

His latest book, “Shareology: How Sharing is Powering the Human Economy”, published by Morgan James Publishing, made USA Today’s Top 150 Book List the week of its release, as well as #1 on Amazon in four categories. In 2016, the book was translated and syndicated in China. Shareology explores the history, art and science of sharing, and illustrates why sharing is what gives us a unique competitive advantage as individuals and brands.

A San Jose native, Bryan is also a renowned global speaker, consultant and trainer. In a unique sharing experiment conducted in his TED Talk @ IBM titled “Why Sharing is Reimagining Our Future”, Bryan demonstrated the true power of sharing when inspiration combined itself with reach and technology. The results were stunning – 21 million impressions in just 4 hours from people in over 10 countries.

Bryan’s latest venture brings his own personal experience into teaching form through H2H University. This online interactive coursework, peer interaction and professional business coaching model teaches anyone how to build their own personal brand the right way – with the right foundation and tools to be scalable, and built-in network of influencers.


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