Local Denver author, John Sileo, embezzler, thief, cyber criminal, felon . . . but in name only, and that’s the point. Identities have power. Accused of crimes he did not commit, Sileo sought to clear his good name by learning everything he could about identity theft, a crime that consumed his life, his business, and threatened to take away his freedom. Now that he has emerged not guilty, he’s become America’s leading professional speaker on identity theft prevention and corporate data privacy. His experiences led him to write the critically acclaimed, award-winning book, Stolen Lives, which was recently chosen as the #1 Business Book at the EVVY Awards.
Sileo said that although he loves writing and books, his real passion is to use his written works as a tool for when he speaks. His speaking engagement clients included the Department of Defense, the FDIC, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and others. He is President of The Sileo Group, an idea-lab focused on guiding organizations to proactively adapt to and thrive in the ever-changing world of information domination. The Sileo Group offers keynote speaking, executive coaching and business strategy.
Sileo had just finished his second book (Wiley & Sons, August 2010) titled Privacy Means Profit. It bridges the personal and professional worlds of data privacy.
When asked his advice for new authors, Sileo said, “Write 2000 words, 6 days a week before 10 am. That is how you become good at the craft. (I think that's a Stephen King recommendation, if I remember correctly). Also, don't plan on making money by writing books. Find another income source to support you (speaking, training, coaching, etc.).”
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