Brian Smith

Brian SmithGraduating in 1978 as a Chartered Accountant in Australia, Brian came to California looking for the next big opportunity to bring back to Australia.

While studying at the UCLA Graduate School of Management he observed that there was no sheepskin footwear in the US.

With only $500 in capital, he imported boot samples and over the next seventeen years built the UGG Australia brand into a multi-million dollar international enterprise. He sold in 1995 and the brand has continued to grow to exceed a billion dollars in annual sales for the past six years.

Brian is one of the most sought after International leaders. He is committed to teaching people how to leverage their most precious assets from within, and to recognize and pursue their passions to create a fulfilling and successful life.

Practical Perseverance

As Founder of UGG, Brian learned from the school of hard knocks. On his journey of highs and lows, mistakes and recoveries, he truly discovered the relationship between vision and perseverance.

Brian shares practical advice for obtaining personal and professional success. Through his captivating story, he speaks of wading through lessons of:

*Fear
*Letting Go
*Loyalty
*Spirituality
*Enjoying the Process
*Resilience