Robert Hirschfeld

Satirist of Business and Technology
Robert Hirschfeld
  • Called “one of the top satirists in the country” by Jay Leno
  • Appeared in Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and USA Today
  • Engaging speaker, providing audiences with a satirical look at the world of business and technology

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For this 2016 election year, Satirist Robert Hirschfeld reimagines our Founding Fathers as the entrepreneurial founders of the start-up America, “coding” a new system of government as if it were a software operating system. The result: a funny, informative, and inspiring presentation that retells the founding of our country by creatively using the context of contemporary business and technology.

Robert began as a satirist in the late ‘80’s with columns in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. Next he made his mark with a popular humor site awarded a prestigious Top 100 by PC Magazine. He followed this by establishing himself as the first technology “Cybersatirist,” and has since been making impressions on hundreds of thousands of people for over 16 years. He has spoken for a long list of clients that include Microsoft, Siemens, Forbes, State Farm and Shell. His success was profiled in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today; it’s no wonder Jay Leno called him, "one of the top satirists in the country.”

As a keynote, Hirschfeld will leave your audience smiling, refreshed, and ready to tackle the rest of your conference agenda. He's also perfect for after-dinner entertainment that ties in with your 
conference topics. 

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Bob Hirschfeld: America Startup

Bob Hirschfeld on Distractions in Technology

Funny Business. Since the beginning of the “dot-com” era, Robert has been lampooning the ever changing trends in business and technology with his own brand of “stand-up with a laptop” satire. He customizes the humor to connect with the work experiences of his specific audiences. His presentations include parodies, visual punch lines, and plenty of laughs over our use of technology and its growing impact on our work and lives. Whether it’s big data, social media, multi-tasking, conference calls, upgrades, or any other aspect of business, Robert mines the laughs.

Funny Green Business. Bob is one of the only speakers using humor to convey an "eco-friendly" message on the challenges, opportunities and rewards of green and sustainable policies. His approach is funny, fun and motivational. Bob's creative presentation includes a tongue-in-cheek history of green business and humorous perspectives on lowering your carbon footprint, recycling, increasing energy efficiency, the green office and clean energy. Underlying the humor are motivating strategies for sustainability. 

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