CEO, Adviser, Entrepreneur & Keynote Speaker
Helping people and organizations realize their biggest opportunities is in my DNA. Delivering trans-formative keynotes and writing thought provoking books and articles that help open minds to new possibilities is another passion. Some consider me to be an expert in technology, business and the fitness and health club industry. I serve as a leader in a variety of organizations and invest in people and companies I believe in. I enjoy playing piano, traveling the world and being a dad.
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Bryan O'Rourke is an accomplished CEO, strategic adviser, entrepreneur, investor, author and professional speaker. His expertise in technology, strategy, development, marketing, management and finance has led to a track record of results in fitness and wellness, food and beverage, international trade, technology and franchising. Bryan has led organizations and projects in Asia, the EU, and the Americas. He has transformed organizations and brought stakeholders together in a variety of roles. Bryan has served as a court appointed expert and advises public and private for-profits, non-profits, NGO's and government agencies. He has successfully closed a number of private and public financings and managed M&A activity as a principal, agent or adviser. He is an acknowledged thought leader in fitness, wellness and technology. His articles have been published in a variety of established periodicals and he has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and New York times, among other leading newspapers. Bryan O'Rourke has been a featured speaker and presenter at industry conferences in the heath club, fitness, business and technology space on four continents. He served as a member of the American Council on Exercise/s Industry Advisory Panel and was named by IHRSA's CBI as one of 13 to watch in 2013.
Bryan O'Rourke is the founder and CEO for Integerus, LLC; CSO & Principal for Fitness Marketing Systems, LLC; CSO and partner in the Flywheel Group, LLC, and President of the Fitness Industry Technology Council. He formerly served as Chairman of the Medical Fitness Association's Education Committee. Bryan is available for consulting, speaking engagements and business opportunities. He is an owner and CSO of a chain of Houston based Gold's Gym Health Clubs. He has a BS in Finance from the University of New Orleans, an MBA from Southeastern Louisiana University and completed graduate studies towards a Ph.D. in Financial Economics, and has conducted continuing post graduate education at several institutions including Harvard. He is also an IHRSA designated industry expert , a Gold's Gym Franchise Association Think Tank Expert and widely sought after speaker and consultant in the fitness and wellness industry.