About Drew GerberByline BIO
Drew Gerber, “Nomad CEO” of Wasabi Publicity, is on a mission to create a fundamental shift in the cultural conversation: from one of separation and illusions, to one of truth, highlighting the powerful messages that provide the path to ensuring our (and the planet’s) survival. Wasabi Publicity works with clients who are clear they have enough and who are committed that every aspect of their business, including their PR, makes a difference. A member of Forbes Agency Council, Drew is author of “Destination Aha! Becoming Unstuck in Life and Business.” He lives in Budapest, Hungary, with his husband and two rescue dogs, Brodee and Koki.
Today the internet allows people to work from anywhere in the world, but many remain tethered to offices and corporate boardrooms. Our guest is the exception. Drew Gerber is the “Nomad CEO” of Wasabi Publicity. He leads his company from homes in Budapest, Hungary, and a small Serbian village. There he renovated a farmhouse, opened an IT training center, and employs locals as part of Wasabi’s international team. Welcome, Drew. You help clients discover how they can expand their impact by changing how they think. How does being a “Nomad CEO” fit into your work?
Nomad CEO Drew Gerber is on a mission to change global conversations and challenge industry conventions. He lives to spark “aha” moments, helping people discover new ways of thinking to create positive change. Drew and his business partner Michelle Tennant Nicholson founded Wasabi Publicity to highlight businesses, entrepreneurs, and organizations working for good in the world. An early adopter of the freedom and opportunity afforded by the global web economy, Drew runs the company from his homes in Budapest, Hungary, and the Serbian village of Stara Moravica, where he started an IT training center and employs local people as part of Wasabi’s international team. Recognized by PR Week and Good Morning America for its innovative business practices and growth, Wasabi Publicity helps clients expand their impact through top media placements such as Dr. Phil, Oprah, Anderson Cooper, The Wall Street Journal, Inc., Forbes, Entrepreneur, and other top media. A serial entrepreneur, Drew launched PitchRate, a free service that gives ordinary people PR tools and expertise to connect with the media. He also created Online PressKit 24/7, one of the first platforms to allow individuals, companies, and organizations to put all their media materials online for journalists to access anytime, anywhere. With three decades of PR, entrepreneurial, and human development experience, Drew is a thought leader on the changing media landscape, and a go-to person for those seeking to expand their impact. He is the author of “Destination Aha! Becoming Unstuck in Life and Business,” and a member of Forbes Agency Council, an invitation-only organization for senior-level executives in successful public relations, media strategy, creative, and advertising agencies.