Something you may not know if you haven’t spoke at a conference before is speakers have to fill out a form agreeing to the terms of the conference, send us their bio, headshot, social media channels and lots of other stuff.
In Gary’s case, he has filled this form out at least 20 times for TBEX alone. So when I asked him to give a keynote this year I told him don’t worry about the details on the form just put some place holders in there. His replies should give you some insight to Gary’s sense of humor. For his bio here was his answer:
Under other online names you may be known as:
Gary is everything a content creator should be. He is always entertaining, he is always willing to share his knowledge with is peers, he is provocative and honest. Be sure not to miss what will be a memorable keynote conversation with Gary Ardnt.
Here is a more official bio for our good friend Gary”
Gary Arndt is an awarding winning blogger and travel photographer who has been traveling around the world since 2007. His travels have taken him to 190 countries and territories in the Traveler’s Century Club and 120 United Nations countries. He has also visited 334 UNESCO World Heritage sites and all 50 US states.
His blog Everything Everywhere is widely considered one of the most popular travel blogs in the world. In 2010 Time Magazine named it one of the Top 25 Blogs on the Internet and it earned a Gold Medal in the Travel Blog category in the NATJA Awards.