Jack Trout was a highly influential marketing strategist and author known for his expertise in positioning and branding. As the co-founder of Trout & Partners, a global consulting firm, he worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies and advised them on effective marketing strategies. Trout’s groundbreaking book, “Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind,” co-authored with Al Ries, revolutionized the field of marketing by introducing the concept of positioning as a key driver of success in competitive markets. With his sharp insights and practical frameworks, Trout emphasized the importance of differentiating one’s brand and capturing the minds of consumers through clear and compelling messaging. His work continues to inspire marketers worldwide to think strategically and craft powerful brand positions that resonate with their target audience.