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  • Thinking Like a Brand
  • Developing a BrandStrategy(TM)Doctrine
  • Building Genuine Brands
  • Delivering a Brandpromise®
  • Brandstrategy.com: Virtual Branding
  • The Power of Yes!­ - Exceptional Customer Service
  • Brandscience(TM) Clinics


Branding | Strategic Planning | Marketing


Duane Knapp is recognized as the authority on building Genuine Brands and on the creation and implementation of successful results-oriented BrandStrategy(TM)Doctrines for a wide variety of corporations, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurial ventures, as well as associations and non-profits. He is a pioneer in the field of branding and in developing multi-brand marketing programs and brand alliances.

Duane Knapp has served on dozens of boards of directors, including Federated Western Properties, Inc. and Longs Drug Stores, and has held a variety of senior executive positions, including Westin Hotels (Westin Enterprises and Discoveries retail stores and catalogs), Holiday Corporation, and The Promus Companies. Duane Knapp advises leading law firms relating to high profile brand and intellectual property matters and is an expert in the fields of travel and hospitality, food and beverage products, restaurants, retailing, health care, financial services and real estate development. Both the New Jersey and Las Vegas Gaming Authorities have approved him as a Senior Gaming Officer.

Duane Knapp has taught and lectured at several universities and graduate schools throughout the U.S., including Vanderbilt, Stanford, the University of California, the University of Colorado at Boulder and Seattle University. Duane Knapp is a frequent keynote speaker on the subject of branding. He has been published in, or quoted or featured in publications such as BusinessWeek, Brandweek, CFO Magazine, Association Management, Marketing, Washington CEO, Bankers Magazine, Design Forum, Focus, Risk Management, Forbes, Travel, Distribution Reports, Private Clubs Magazine, International Journal of Medical Marketing, The Seattle Times, and The Journal of Commerce. His book, The BrandMindset® , was selected by IBM and American Express as the must read book for their top 400 executives and is available in English, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Indonesian, Portuguese, Russian and Turkish. It is considered the definitive guide to building Genuine Brands.

Duane Knapp is president of BrandStrategy, Inc. which advises leading brands world-wide and specializes in creating and implementing successful BrandStrategy(TM)Doctrines for such clients as AT&T, Worldspan Reservation Systems, Callison Architecture, Raffles International, PCMA, Graham & Dunn, Quality Food Centers, Associated Grocers, Pacific Foods of Oregon, Restaurants Unlimited, American Society of Association Executives, AAA, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Academy of Family Physicians, Home Access Health Corporation, Federated Department Stores, Longs Drug Stores and Sunkist. Duane Knapp has also advised many leading brand design and consulting firms including: Girvin Strategic Branding and Design, Diefenbach Elkins, GMA Research and FutureBrand.

Duane Knapp received his B.A. in Business Administration from Western Michigan University and his M.B.A. from the University of Toledo. He also completed a postgraduate program in Strategic Marketing at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

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