William James Gillis III

Hook, Line and Thinker lets you experience, through speaking and experiential learning programs, inCabo San Lucas, Mexico, the sea stories that hold true for every organization today. They're about 1,200lb fish. 6 oz cans. Iron Men and Wooden Ships. And more than a century and five generations of building successful companies and brands. Hook, Line and Thinker brings to life these stories, and establishes their relevance in today's world with anecdotes that are as entertaining as they are enlightening. We apply real-world leadership, team work and communication principles to your corporate environment. No corporate captain, administrative admiral or land-lubbing leader should be without them in her briefcase or his ditty bag. William Gillis is a successful fifth generation Business Leader and Entrepreneur. Building on his family's experience as pioneers in the tuna industry, he took the principles he learned from his father and grandfathers and built two multinational corporations with manufacturing bases in the U.S., Mexico and Indonesia. As a professional speaker and author he shares these principles, stories and the valuable lessons that were used to build some of the most recognized brands in the world. Every organization faces the challenges of leadership, team-work and communication. William developed Hook, Line and Thinker to help your organization overcome these challenges. In addition William is honored that his colleagues in the National Speakers Association have elected him to serve as President Elect of the National Speakers Association Washington D.C. Area Chapter [+]