Grant Cardone

Grant Cardone

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1958 - present

Grant Cardone is a New York Times bestselling author, #1 sales trainer in the world, and an internationally renowned speaker on leadership, entrepreneurship, real estate investing, social media, and finance. Grant is the Founder and CEO of Cardone Capital, a multifamily portfolio of assets with AUM of $4 billion, and Cardone Enterprises, a conglomerate of companies that help businesses and individuals financially succeed. He is also the Founder of The 10X Movement & The 10X Growth Conference, the world’s largest business & entrepreneur conference. Grant travels the world consulting Fortune 500 companies, small business owners, startups and governments on business expansion. His straight-shooting viewpoints on leadership, the economy, small business, retail sales, employment, and headlines have made him a valuable resource for media seeking commentary and insights on real topics that matter. In addition, he is a popular social media influencer, having millions of followers on his YouTube channel and also on other social media handles.

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Academic History


  • Grant is an internationally renowned business and sales expert, who was named one of the 25 Marketing Influencers to Watch in 2017 by Forbes.

  • He is the author of 8 sales and business books, including the New York Times bestseller If You’re Not First, You’re Last, and the Axiom Award Winner Sell or Be Sold.

  • He is the creator of Cardone University, the premier online sales training tool in the world with over 500,000 users and counting.

  • His private equity firm offers funding opportunities to a variety of investors in overlooked markets.

  • His speeches have been listened to by hundreds of millions all over the world.


  • Beginning with his bestselling book The 10X Rule in 2011, Grant then launched the 10X Growth Conference in 2017.

  • This 3-day event has quickly become the world's largest business and entrepreneur conference.

  • The conference serves as a place where people come to learn strategies from the most successful entrepreneurs in the world.


  • He was featured on Season 2 of Discovery Channel's Undercover Billionaire, where he took on the challenge of building a million-dollar business in 90 days.

  • He is a regular commentator and guest on Fox News, Fox Business, CNBC, and MSNBC.

  • He is a contributing writer to Forbes, Success Magazine, Business Insider, and Huffington Post.

  • He has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision.