Business Speaker George Blankenship is a former executive at GAP, Apple Computer and Tesla Motors.
At GAP, Blankenship served as the Senior Executive for Real Estate Strategy and under his guidance the company experienced massive growth in store space. During his time at GAP, Blankenship headed an expansion charge at over a rate of 250 new stores a year all while instituting a company wide economically friendly and energy efficient strategy for the expansion.
For Apple, George Blankenship came in as the Senior Executive of Real Estate and began to immediately implement expansion strategies similar to the ones he developed at GAP and to even greater success. He is credited with developing one of the most successful expansion and brand building policies to date. Through his leadership, Apple began to see drastic increases in profits due to Blankenship’s policies that created customer loyalty and accessibility to the brand and its products.
After leaving Apple, Blankenship joined Tesla Motors as the President of Design and Store Development. In 2013 with Blankenship as the President of Design, Tesla created the first electric car to be vote Motor Trend “Car of the Year.” A master of innovation, he was able to implement his similar growth strategies focused on customer experience and store development to help expand and develop Tesla.
Since leaving Tesla, Blankenship spends his time as the self proclaimed Director of Smiles for the Blankenship Family dedicating his time to his family and making the people around him happy.
Business Speaker George Blankenship offers unparalleled insight into how to create brand loyalty and deliver a superior customer experience. Blankenship in his keynote speeches gives the audience the tools they need to innovate within their own business and overcome obstacles that may have previously seemed impossible to overcome. Contact Celebrity Speakers Bureau today to discuss hiring Business Speaker George Blankenship as a keynote speaker for your upcoming corporate conference, leadership summit, internal development meeting, or other business events.