Alan J Parisse

Alan J Parisse

Alan Parisse has helped healthcare executives, medical professionals, and pharmaceutical sales teams with substantive messages that allow them to recognize, adapt, and thrive in an ever-evolving industry. His knowledge of the healthcare universe comes from an insider's perspective. As a doctor's "wife," Parisse lived through the frustration and satisfaction of medical school and residency. But more importantly, over a decade of daily bicycle rides with one of the world's foremost leaders in medical education has yielded a depth of understanding not usually afforded to outsiders. Recognized by Successful Meetings magazine as "One of the Top 21 Speakers for the 21st Century," Parisse is the author of This Is Your Time and Taking Charge: Lessons in Leadership.

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Why hire someone who rose from garbage collector to Wall Street executive to speak in healthcare? Because he has been there, done that and done it well: for hospital systems and their associations, physician and nursing groups, physician executives and pharmaceutical and insurance companies.

Alan Parisse has helped healthcare executives, medical professionals and pharmaceutical sales teams with substantive messages that allow them to recognize, adapt and thrive in an ever-evolving industry.

Parisse's knowledge of the healthcare universe comes from an insider's perspective. As a doctor's "wife," he lived through the frustration and satisfaction of medical school and residency. More importantly, over a decade of daily bicycle rides with one of the world's foremost leaders in medical education has yielded a depth of understanding not usually afforded to outsiders.

Inducted into the National Speakers Association's Hall of Fame, Parisse's expertise, consistency, and preparedness led Successful Meetings Magazine to name him "One of the Top 21 Speakers for the 21st Century." He holds a B.S. from the University of Buffalo and an M.B.A. from the University of Arizona.

Parisse has written and co-authored numerous books and audio programs including: This Is Your Time, Taking Charge: Lessons in Leadership, 101 Best Marketing Ideas and The Great Salesperson. His ideas have been cited in business publications including: The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, and Barron's.

With articles appearing in numerous publications, including Executive Excellence, Medical Product Sales and Pharmaceutical Representative, Parisse has been a guest lecturer at University of Colorado School of Medicine, Stanford, Wharton, Case Western Reserve, UC Berkeley and UCLA.

Now a lifetime away from his garbage collection days, Alan Parisse has traded trash for a bicycle and a pair of figure skates.

    "You did an outstanding job and exceeded my expectations. I received nothing but positive feedback from the managers and reps. Your message was heard loudest from the senior sales reps. The district managers will be using your words of wisdom as we move forward with future change."

    - Ross Labs

    "The participants felt you had a true sense of what we're about and what we've been going through. This speaks to your ability as a great listener and one who understands the human condition! You provided just the right mix of humor and targeted message. Thanks."

    - Abbott Labs

    "The audience loved your presentation, rating you "a very provocative speaker", "best speaker ever" and "would like a work session with Parisse - he has a lot to offer." I appreciate the time you spent learning about our organization and your knowledge of osteopathic medicine. I heard at least two other presenters quote you to drive home their points in their own talks."

    - College of Osteopathic Medicine

    "I received many comments from attendees about the excellence of your presentation. Our senior executive team was very pleased. You are indeed a pro."

    - Consorta