Dr Byron Sharp
Professor of Marketing Science
University of South Australia

Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science

I was born and raised on a farm in beautiful Ness Valley, New Zealand. Educated at Clevedon Primary School, Papakura High School, followed by marketing degrees at Auckland University, University of South Australia, and Adelaide University.

I live in Adelaide South Australia, traveling to Europe and the USA 5 or so times a year.

My book How Brands Grow is published by Oxford University Press. The first print-runs sold out but new stock has replenished Amazon. Click here to order it.

A 5% drop in customer defections does not lead to 80%+ increase in profits. And changing customer retention rates is not cheaper than improving customer acquisition. Click to see video...