Scott Weiss is owner and CEO of Speakeasy, a 47 year-old global communication coaching and professional development company headquartered in Atlanta, with additional offices around the globe. Scott was introduced to Speakeasy as a client, after ten successful years as a senior executive on Wall Street and at a public company in the media entertainment industry. His own Speakeasy experience was profound enough that he joined the company as executive VP and bought the business ten years later in 2003. His best-selling book DARE! has received a gold medal award for ethics, and he speaks regularly on the importance of honesty and trust in communication.