Speakers Reviews

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Howard Putnam

“We loved working with you all so very much!!! Howard is such a professional – and even though he is so very successful and accomplished, he is still so approachable and warm.  We really appreciated that.” —Baskow and Associates

Howard Putnam

“Thank you so much Howard. We appreciate your contribution to the success of the Las Vegas Market. This was the very first time we hosted a keynote speaker…your content and the quality of your presentation was stellar and we feel fortunate to have had you! Thanks again and it was a pleasure to work with you.” —World Market Center Las Vegas

Howard Putnam

“The program was fabulous and very well received. Howard is a wonderful guy and I really enjoyed my conversations with him. As far as coordination leading to the event I’d like to thank you all and Howard for working with us so professionally and being willing to walk us through Howard’s slides and for addressing topics we felt were important to have included in the program.” –Hospira, Inc.

Howard Putnam

“It was an absolute pleasure working with you. You were a huge hit with the audience (I heard one person say you were our best Summer Meeting speaker ever) and I enjoyed working with you — you made my job very easy.” –American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Howard Putnam

“We had a great time listening to you and your previous life as CEO of Southwest. You were passionate and delivered great messages we will be able to use in our own businesses. We loved your spontaneity and the easy way you used to share your successful experience. So many similarities exist with our different businesses: we perfectly understand the recipes you presented. Thanks again for a wonderful moment with you, you perfectly matched our expectations.” –Sonepar USA

Howard Putnam

“Just wanted to convey that your presentation was a big hit; as we knew it would be. Message was right on target with our vision, overall meeting theme, and so well tied into our talk. It was a great ending, and a perfect way to send everyone departing after a successful meeting.” –Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Howard Putnam

“Howard, I appreciate your talents and your time in making this forum a model for a public-private partnership that clearly communicates a leadership standard that is essential to our democracy and to our economic and social systems. Your expertise as you continue to lead is impeccable! I value your personal belief in what we’re doing and your selfless service to make this program possible. Your session received rave reviews.” –NC State University

Howard Putnam

“Our Global Leadership was extremely impressed and engaged by Howard’s presentation. He aligned his thoughts on leadership with our corporate culture and objectives to deliver messages that were on target and permeate able. His background is impressive, but our group was more impressed with his nature. He embodies leadership qualities that they wish to strive for.” –Honeywell Process Solutions

Howard Putnam

“Mr. Putnam’s program exceeded expectations. Even if the management style/culture he spoke about was very different from Exelon’s, he did the presentation so that the audience could start thinking about our own culture from a different perspective, and start applying those lessons that are applicable to our culture and our way of doing business.”–Exelon Corporation

Howard Putnam

“Howard Putnam did a phenomenal job at our event. He worked closely with us to customize his remarks to ensure that they were relevant to our audience. The result was a talk that was on point, inspiring and helped set the tone for the rest of the day. In addition, his willingness to talk informally outside of his presentation both with our executives and attendees was a welcome addition that everyone greatly appreciated.” –LRN

Howard Putnam

“Howard exceeded the expectations. He did more preparation than any speaker I have worked with on the front end. He also did a great job of tying his experiences at SWA and Braniff to the turmoil our industry is experiencing today. I also really appreciate that he came to dinner before he spoke, he really went above and beyond.” –Johns Manville

Howard Putnam

“Your presentation exceeded even our high expectations as you were so engaging and professional in the way you managed to very naturally weave in our company-specific topics discussed. We all really liked your energy and were impressed with your ability as a great storyteller.” –Client Name Withheld Upon Request, Telecommunications

Howard Putnam

“Howard Putnam took the time to understand our industry well in advance of his presentation and was able to effectively relate his experience at Southwest Airlines to the real life challenges we face in the vacation ownership business. In short, his speech was outstanding and well received by the audience.” –Interval International

Howard Putnam

“Thank you for speaking at our Senior Leaders Conference last week. You did an outstanding job and I continue to get rave reviews.” –BellSouth

Howard Putnam

“Your dinner comments hit the nail head on and really added to the overall positive atmosphere of our Leadership Meeting. Thanks so much…” –Albertsons, Inc.

Howard Putnam

“Thank you for being so easy to work with. It was very helpful to me that I was able to work with you directly on the logistics of getting your presentation approved for credit. Your presentation was a hit– on the evaluation forms, you averaged 3.85 out of 4, which was much better than any of the other presenters. You definitely exceeded the objectives and expectations.” –Stewart Title Guaranty Company

Howard Putnam

“You were fantastic and your presentation went very well. We enjoyed having the opportunity to speak directly with you over the phone and you were extremely down to earth. Your story is impressive and entertaining.” –Iowa Commercial Real Estate Expo

Howard Putnam

“Howard, It was a pleasure seeing you again in Cleveland. As usual, your presentation was excellent and we had some very good survey responses from attendees. Your message is quite appropriate in today’s business environment and is a welcome change from our usual sales and leadership seminars.” –Total Training Network

Howard Putnam

“Thanks for coming to the meeting and thanks for the great presentation. You made a big impact on the group, the feedback from the audience was uniformly positive. And yes, the team left on a ‘high’.” –Pfizer

Howard Putnam

“Thank you for your hard work to connect with the students of Montana State University. We’ve received great feedback from your lectures. Your advice, anecdotes and photos were meaningful and inspiring to many in the room. You were the perfect inaugural keynote lecturer for MSU Career Week, as you set the tone from the ‘employer’s perspective’. The students were anxious to have more time with you and most of them will remember that experience for a long time to come.” –Montana State University