Rob Friedman

Recordings of live presentations from our conferences, workshops or studio.
Duration: 30 to 70 minutes

  • Rob Friedman
    Eli Lilly and Company, Senior Director of Executive Communications

    Rob Friedman is senior director of Global Executive Communications for Eli Lilly and Company, supervising a team of writers and writing for Lilly's CEO and other senior executives. In the late 1980s at Ragan Communications, Rob was editor of Speechwriter's Newsletter and The Ragan Report. He has taught workshops on speechwriting and editing to thousands of professional communicators. Rob was a speechwriter for Ameritech and the American Medical Association before joining Lilly in 1994. Twenty of Rob's speeches have appeared in Vital Speeches of the Day; his 2010 speech for Lilly CEO John Lechleiter, Ph.D., delivered to the Detroit Economic Club, earned a Cicero Award as one of the year's best.