Dave Kerpen

Kings County, New York, US

Founder & CEO, Likeable Local, NY Times Best-Selling Author & Speaker

About Dave

In my day job, I'm the founder and CEO of Likeable Local, a social media software company serving thousands of small businesses, as well as the chairman and cofounder of Likeable Media, an award-winning social media and word-of-mouth marketing agency. I'm also the NY Times Bestselling author of 3 books, the #1 LinkedIn Influencer of all time in page-views, ahead of Bill Gates, Jack Welch, Mark Cuban and Barack Obama, and the proud father of Charlotte, Kate, and Seth Kerpen.

As one of Entrepreneur's top 10 up and coming leaders, I have been featured on CNBC’s “On the Money”, BBC, ABC World News Tonight, the CBS Early Show, the New York Times, and countless blogs. I have also keynoted at dozens of conferences across the globe including Singapore, Athens, Dubai, San Francisco and Mexico City.

I am a Venture Partner at Gen Y Capital Partners an early-stage venture firm, which is leveraging Gen Y to support Gen Y.

Work Experience


Likeable Social Media 2: Revised and Expanded!

March 2015 - December 2016