Allison K Summers

Allison K. Summers is a recognized global business expert having worked with and coached senior business leaders from over 90 countries. Through the Disruptive CEO Nation Podcast, she has interviewed over 200 innovative company founders, CEO’s and thought leaders who are driving significant change in the way business gets done today. Allison is passionate about helping smart professionals rise-up and lead competently from the corner office by coaching individuals on the habits of building connections, creating opportunities, dominating business fundamentals and keeping an eye on the future.

Those who know Allison view her as a world traveler, a champion for women in business, and a fierce proponent of welcoming diversity of thought as reflected in her podcast content. Allison is an international best-selling author of Building Your Brand: Make Business Happen in a Global Economy and Connect to Influence: How to Leverage Relationships for a Lifetime of Career Success. 

She is always happy to connect and can be reached on LinkedIn as allisonsummerschicago and at