Communication Keynote Speakers
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Communication keynote speakers are in demand in our tech-focused world. Good communication allows capacity for effective listening, inquiry, focus and empathy. GDA Speakers works with communication keynote speakers offering insight to reach out to others more effectively.
Sekou Andrews Featured
GRAMMY-Nominated Spoken Word Poet; Award-Winning Entrepreneur; Innovation & Disruption Expert
Sekou delivers powerful poetic presentations that give voice to the missions of organizations and help them tell their most powerful stories. He is the creator of this new, refreshing, speaking category that seamlessly fuses inspirational speaking with spoken word poetry to make messages more moving and memorable.
Jay Baer Featured
Business Growth and Customer Experience Expert
Jay Baer is the world's most retweeted person among digital marketers. He is a renowned business strategist, keynote speaker and the New York Times best-selling author of five books who travels the world helping businesspeople get and keep more customers.
Chris Bashinelli Featured
National Geographic Explorer & TV Host
Actor/Humanitarian whose TV career spans MTV to The Sopranos; celebrated Emcee and Guest Speaker for TedX and the United Nations, at Jane Goodall’s National Leadership Retreat; Published Writer for Huffington Post and Lonely Planet; travels across the world hosting the TV Series Bridge the Gap on PBS TV.
Sewa Beats Featured
Connecting People, Sustaining Impact
Sewa Beats is an international corporate training company that delivers programs in the areas of leadership development and collaboration, all of which involve rhythm and music. With an instrument provided for each participants, our powerful programs are an unforgettable way to unite teams, motivate staff, and deliver corporate messaging!
Kim Becking Featured
Founder of the Momentum Mindset Movement©; Empowering Leaders and Teams to Conquer Change and Boost Resilience
Kim delivers the WOW as an EXPERIENCE maker and MOMENTUM creator. Inspiring. Engaging. Authentic. Laugh-out-loud funny. Highly entertaining. With a rare ability to connect at a deeper level with audiences and provide MOMENTUM for accelerated results.
Greg Bennick Featured
Build a Better Now® - keynote speaker, emcee, host
Greg Bennick's BUILD A BETTER NOW® keynote asks how we can rediscover our focus as an organization through developing community, enhancing communication, and growing together as a team. Greg has a fascinating background: a comedy juggler and mind reader since his teens, a philanthropist and global humanitarian, AND an emcee!
Dorie Clark Featured
Communication, Marketing, and Branding Strategist; Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author
Dorie Clark is an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the author of Reinventing You and Stand Out.
Gregory Coleman Featured
Former FBI Agent
Gregory Coleman is the FBI Special Agent responsible for the criminal investigation of Jordan Belfort. Belfort’s rise to power and subsequent arrest and conviction are chronicled in the movie, “The Wolf of Wall Street.”
Daryl Davis Featured
Musician, Author, Racial Justice Activist, Compelling Unifier, Klan Whisperer, and Award-Winning Conflict Navigator
Daryl Davis, a Black man, befriended members of the Ku Klux Klan and changed their lives. Over 200 of them gave him their robes and hoods to prove it. Daryl offers communication lessons from that experience. When we talk to our adversaries, fears that drive hate and misunderstanding melt away.
Galen Emanuele Featured
Team Culture, Leadership, and Emotional Intelligence Expert
Galen Emanuele is an expert in delivering tangible leadership & communication skills, increasing emotional intelligence, & helping companies establish exceptional team and organizational culture. Along with his business background, Galen's a world class improviser who taught improv for many years & has toured with the cast from 'Whose Line is it Anyway?'
Bruce Feiler Featured
New York Times Best-Selling Author; Family, Contemporary Life, and Well-Being Expert
BRUCE FEILER is one of America’s most thoughtful voices on contemporary life. He is the author of seven New York Times bestsellers; the presenter of two prime-time series on PBS; and the inspiration for the drama COUNCIL OF DADS on NBC.
Vinh Giang Featured
Entrepreneur; Magician; Coach; The Psychology of Illusion
Entrepreneur of the Year, magician and coach, Vinh Giang has built businesses from a very young age. He loves both business and magic; this has led him to discover many common threads between these two worlds.
Michelle Gielan Featured
Founder of The Institute for Applied Positive Research
Michelle Gielan, a national CBS News anchor turned UPenn positive psychology researcher, is the bestselling author of Broadcasting Happiness. She is partnered with Arianna Huffington to research how transformative stories fuel success.
Kindra Hall Featured
Wall Street Journal best selling author, Award-Winning Storyteller
Kindra is a fresh voice in the industry and teaches her audiences to capture attention, close more sales and blow up their brands with strategic storytelling. Through research, case studies, and of course unforgettable stories, your group will be talking about Kindra for years.
Jia Jiang Featured
Entrepreneur, Blogger and “Rejection Proof” Author
Jia Jiang (pronounced Jah Jahng) is an entrepreneur, blogger, TED speaker and an author. is the owner of Rejection Therapy and author. After he left a career in the corporate world to pursue life as an entrepreneur, he was soon confronted with everyone's biggest fear – rejection.
Jenn Lim Featured
CEO | Founder | Bestselling Author | Global Workplace Expert
Jenn is a bestselling author, Top-Rated Speaker, & Global Workplace Expert. Her mission is profound - to teach businesses how to create workplaces, led with happiness & humanity, that generate more profit, sustain all people & share how we can make an impact by being true to our authentic selves.
Frank Luntz Featured
Most-Quoted Pollster in America
He’s become the go-to consultant when Fortune 100 companies and their CEOs need communication and language guidance, and the most sought-after expert over other political pollsters when media outlets look to understand the hopes and worries of Americans.
Rakia Reynolds Featured
Founder and EO at Skai Blue Media
Raki is one of the most sought-after minds in strategic communications, a thought leader, tastemaker, and branding expert. Her guiding principles as an intriguing storyteller focus on the future of creaticity which gives her the ability to navigate the ever-increasing complex cultural and social media landscapes.
Don Rheem Featured
Author; TEDx Speaker; CEO of E3 Solutions; Culture Changer
Don Rheem is an author, highly-coveted speaker, and CEO of E3 Solutions, an employee engagement technology company. One of the nation’s principal authorities on leadership science, he travels the globe speaking to business leaders about creating healthy workplace cultures and deepening engagement through the lens of neuroscience.
Mel Robbins Featured
Best-Selling Author of the 5 Second Rule, Daytime Talk Show Host, Social Influencer, Tech Entrepreneur, One of the most viewed TEDx videos in the world...
Mel Robbins is a serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, internationally recognized social media influencer, and one of the most sought-after motivational speakers in the world.
Terri Sjodin Featured
Principal and founder of Sjodin Communications
Her unique specialization is advancing the persuasive presentation skills of professionals. Terri is a "high content" speaker - Her approach is fresh, real-world, and her style is sassy and practical and loaded with street-worthy ideas, methods, and tips.
The Body Language Expert
For over 20 years Bill taught in the Department of Communications at the University of Pittsburgh. As a keynote speaker since 1995, he uses his knowledge of nonverbal communication - body language - to show professionals how to project themselves with greater impact and interpret subconscious messages sent by others.
Corporate Wellness Expert, TEDx Speaker, Host of Top 1% Podcast "Live Greatly”, Forbes 2021 Top 10 Influencer & Contributing Writer for Entrepreneur
Kristel Bauer is a corporate wellness expert and TEDx speaker with a mission of supporting companies and individuals on their journeys for more happiness, success, and well-being. Kristel's unique background in integrative psychiatry, business, and media, provides invaluable strategies to empower, inspire and motivate audiences.
Founder and President of CustomerBliss
A Leader in Customer Transformation for Over 35 Years, Jeanne Bliss pioneered the role of the Chief Customer Officer and brought it to life at Microsoft, Lands’ End, Coldwell Banker, and Allstate Corporations. She is a true practioner and foremost expert in the custome experience space.
Author & Customer Experience Expert
Kerry Bodine is an independent customer experience consultant and the co-author of Outside In: The Power of Putting Customers at the Center of Your Business. She helps organizations create and use customer journey maps.
Ambassador of FUN: Live and Virtual Presentations
Tony Brigmon was the face of Southwest Airlines as their "Ambassador of Fun" both internally to employees, and externally to civic groups. Southwest focused on fun because fun created serious results, and Tony brings those proven best-practices and ideas to every event that he speaks to live and virtual.
Business Communication & Human Behavior Expert
Colette Carlson is a human behavior expert and CPAE Hall of Fame motivational keynote speaker who helps leaders and teams change behaviors that impact their relationships, revenue and results. Audiences connect with Colette through her inspiring content, laugh-out-loud humor, and extensive customization.
Motivational Humorist and Stress Reduction Expert
As interviewed by Oprah Winfrey, and over 100 TV appearances, Judy Carter is one of America’s top motivational humorists, and stress reduction experts. With hilarious and empowering keynotes showing how we can all use our sense of humor to deal with burnout and lighten up.
100% Content 100% Entertainment and 0% Slides
Christine has a hilarious and memorable program to help people have more energy, and less stress resulting in a happier and more productive workplace. Her style is relatable and captivating.
She is in the Speaker Hall of Fame, a Certified Speaking Professional; and the Author of 2 award-winning books.
Leadership Expert; Leverage, Context, and Disruption with Mind, Body, and Soul.
Matt is an instigator, motivator, disrupter, teacher, researcher, innovator and leader. What sets him apart is the profound impact he has on an audience. He acts as a catalyst inspiring people to create real change. He is without a doubt one of the top professional conference speakers.
Robert B. Cialdini, PhD
New York Times Bestselling author and the foundational expert in the science of influence
Dr. Robert Cialdini has spent his entire career conducting scientific research on what leads people to say “Yes” to requests. The results of his research, his ensuing articles, and New York Times bestselling books have earned him an acclaimed reputation as a respected scientist and engaging storyteller.
Emmy Award-Winning TV Personality
With more than 20 years of experience on-camera as a consumer reporter, news anchor, and talk show host, Katrina has now started her own company as a motivational speaker and media training consultant. She has great stories to tell and will help you be a better storyteller too.
Former Monk, Mindful Leadership Expert, and Author
Pandit presents the research on Mindfulness and explains the importance of leading by example, appreciation, communicating mindfully and managing one’s emotions. He also engages the audiences in various breathing and focusing exercises that individuals will be able to implement at work and at home.
Leadership, Change Management, Customer Service and Emotional Brand Building Expert
Scott Deming is a different kind of speaker, trainer, and consultant with unique ability to engage and connect with people so they’re ready, willing, and anxious to learn. His presentations captivate, motivate and accelerate audiences to a new level of passion and commitment to deliver the Ultimate Customer Experience.
Sylvie di Giusto
Inspirational Keynote Speaker Empowering Leadership Through Image, First Impressions and Brand Consistency
Learn to create and define yourself through personal image. With 20 years of Corporate experience, Sylvie enlightens audiences with ideas on how to further enhance their personal image, customer sales and thought process. She empowers people and companies to influence their own success by the power of image and branding.
Founder & Chief Experience Officer, onPoint Communication
Best-selling business author Connie Dieken has a unique approach to keynote presentations that has transformed thousands of people across the globe at some of the world’s most trusted brands. Her presentations include how to Connect, Convey and Convince® both internal and external stakeholders during personal interactions, meetings and sales presentations.
Employee Engagement and Levity Leadership Expert
Expert in Communication, Motivation, Empowerment, Leadership Skills, Goal Setting, Stress Management, and Humor Infusion; Business owner with versatile experience in many markets that include university professor, actress, fashion designer and book illustrator; Sought after coach with CTI training; Clients range from global Fortune 500s to independent business owners;
A consistently outstanding speaker who's tears-in-your-eyes-laugh-out-loud humor inspires all.
Authority in stress reduction, increasing productivity, morale, and overall job satisfaction through humor. Author/Co-author of 4 books; frequent guest on TV & radio; CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, Certified Speaking Professional, named Meetings and Conventions “Best Speaker Heard or Used”
Challenger; Truth-Teller; Belief Creator; Entrepreneur; Business Consultant
Rocky helps individuals see the clearest picture of themselves that they’ve ever seen. He's helped thousands of individuals find their clarity while serving as the director of a youth camp, on the pastoral staff at church, owning and operating multiple creative businesses, an executive identity coach, and top business consultant.
Executive Coach, Leadership Expert and Bestselling Author
Leadership expert and executive coach, Libby Gill is the former head of communications at media giants Universal, Sony and Turner. In her dynamic interactive presentations, she guides emerging and established leaders to deepen purpose and drive performance, even in times of massive change.
Organizational Psychologist and the Founding Principal of Alignment Strategies Group
Jennifer's contagious high-energy, passion and rigor that make her a successful teacher and adviser to leaders at the world’s most prestigious organizations make her a vibrant speaker, inspiring audiences of all kinds to free themselves from tensions and achieve optimal outcomes, even in the midst of innovation and change.
Facilitator, Motivational Comedian, Speaker & Coach
Couples and Certified Gottman Therapist
Laura Heck is a licensed marriage and family therapist with a private practice. She has her M.A. in Clinical Psychology and is a Certified Gottman Therapist (one of less than 300 in the world). She co-developed The Gottman Seven Principles Program, a tool for couples.
Expert on How to Fascinate
Your personality has a unique advantage. Once you understand this advantage, people are more likely to listen to you, remember you, and admire you.
Use your Advantages and you’ll fascinate anyone in 9 seconds.
Other tests measure how you see the world.
This one measures how the world sees you.
John Izzo, Ph.D.
Corporate Advisor & Bestselling Author
Dr. John Izzo is a leading business leadership expert, a bestselling author, and a community leader. He consults and advises some of the most admired companies in the world, teaches at major universities, conducts leading edge research on workplace values.
Sales and Leadership Female Keynote Speaker on Focus, Connecting, Attention and Productivity
Neen James is a leadership expert who delivers high-energy keynotes presentations that challenge audiences to leverage their focus and pay attention to what matters most at work and in life.
"Selling Without Selling," Former Stockbroker, Economist, and TV Host
As a former economist, stockbroker, and TV host, Mark creates an event with audience appeal, a memorable impact and an effective message. Mark focuses on the art of persuasion and the powerful opportunities available to each individual.
Lisa M. Johnson
Global Human Resources Professional; Team Facilitation, Leadership, and Development Coaching Expert; Tedx Speaker
Lisa M. Johnson is a global human resources professional whose training style and insights have been successfully applied in organizations and settings of varying sizes and cultures. She believes that bringing humanity and consistency to daily interactions is key to personal growth and organizational productivity.
Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author, Hall of Fame Speaker & Performance Strategist
These days we're faced with an ever-evolving landscape. To succeed it’s essential to learn how to adapt to change, develop resilience, express oneself authentically, and collaborate, innovate and take action. Performance Strategist, Victoria Labalme, will show your teams how to come alive and win over the people they serve.
World-renowned Photographer, Team Builder & Author of Picturing Joy
George Lange is an internationally renowned photographer. Through the lens of photography, George creates events for corporations looking for a fresh team experience, an engaging workshop that illuminates how to bring authenticity, trust and connection to the workplace.
Retired FBI Special Agent
Jeff is a highly rated speaker who presents on very timely topics, including cyber security and identity theft prevention. His presentations, which are designed to inform and entertain, are based on his experience as an FBI agent and consultant for national media.
Founder and Content Director, Inlay Insights
Gain insights into how generational influences shape how we think, act, and relate from Kim's research. Lear employs eye-opening statistics mixed with stories and case studies to make her message come alive. She has been featured on NPR and published in The WSJ, TIME Magazine.
Motivational Business Speaker, President of 9 Screens International
What sets James apart from many others is his humor, and the way he uses it to touch hearts. As he says, "I wait until I have opened a man's mouth wide with laughter, then I pour a dose of truth down it."
Leadership and Performance; NY Times Best Selling Author
New York Times Best Selling Author and speaker for over a decade on the topics of Leadership, Performance, Personal Growth, and Work/Life Engagement. Steve is the Founder of Alleer Training & Consulting, a firm focused on helping companies and individuals improve performance and achieve outstanding results.
Keynote, Author, Branding Expert, Millennial and Gen Z Evangelist
Karen is a motivational business speaker AKA Millennial evangelist. Karen helps organizations leaders cut through the generational stereotypes and get back to reality by leveraging their team’s strengths, enriching the work environment, and driving better results. Karen creates customized programs that hit the mark and are great fun.
Human Connection Expert | Author of 'Every Conversation Counts'
“Quiet Quitting” and “Rage Applying” are common terms for a familiar problem: a lack of meaningful human connection.
Drawing from years of experience interviewing countless leaders, human connection expert and author Riaz Meghji helps audiences build meaningful connections and trust, so they can collaborate effectively and out-care their competition.
Blake Michelle Morgan
Customer Experience Futurist, Keynote Speaker, Author
Blake Morgan is a leader in customer experience. She is a keynote speaker and customer experience futurist and author of two books on customer experience. Her second book is called “The Customer Of The Future: 10 Guiding Principles For Winning Tomorrow’s Business” (HarperCollins).
Leadership development; Leading Expert on Nonverbal Communications, Body Language, and Behavior; Effective Negotiations Coach; #1 Bestselling author of What Every BODY is Saying; Ex-FBI Agent
Nonverbal behaviors comprise up to 80% of all interpersonal communication and can reveal a person’s true thoughts, feelings, and intentions. Joe Navarro, a world-leading expert on the applied use of nonverbal communication, provides crucial insights into how to master nonverbal intelligence in business.
Speaker, Author, Executive
Gerry teaches billion dollar brand strategies that companies of any size and industry can use to become the #1 choice in competitive industries. Inite sales, innovation and referrals, even with little to no marketing budget. Learn the power of "because" and how to leverage this in your messaging.
Team-Building and Life Balance Expert
Helping you to adapt, adjust, and adopt change to create higher sales and market share is Connie’s superpower! An expert in sales strategies and psychology of human behavior, Connie takes you right smack inside the mind of today’s new breed of customer helping take sales to a whole new level.
Dr. Nido Qubein
Dr. Nido R. Qubein is an accomplished university president and a nationally recognized author, speaker, and leader. He is also chairman of Great Harvest Bread Company and serves on the boards of several national organizations.
Expert on Employee Culture
Robert Richman is the author of the Culture Blueprint a systematic guide to building the high-performance workplace. He was a manager and culture strategist at Zappos.com and co-founded Zappos Insights, an innovative program focused on educating companies on the secrets behind its game-changing employee culture.
An Expert in Teamwork, Emotional Intelligence and The Powers of Appreciation and Authenticity
He has inspired tens of thousands of people around the world to reach new levels of awareness and productivity, both personally and professionally. Mike teaches people important techniques that allow them to be more grateful, appreciative, and authentic with others and themselves.
Mark Scharenbroich, CSP, CPAE
Author of "Nice Bike" Emmy award winner, Hall fo Fame speaker
It's all about Making Connections. Are your people fully connected to the mission, each other and the customer? Strong connections are vital in our lives, yet in today’s “virtual world” it is often difficult to make meaningful connections.
Lauren Schieffer, CSP - The Colonel's Daughter
Developing leaders who make a significant positive impact on their business and community.
Lauren’s passion is helping organizations that want to build their next generation of leaders. Whether it’s training, keynotes, or longer-term consulting partnerships, she uses Nine Essentials of Significant Leadership™ to help transform the way managers think, make decisions & act toward the people they lead.
David Meerman Scott
Business Growth Strategist and WSJ Bestselling Author of Eleven Books, Latest is Fanocracy
Fandom is not just for celebrities, it’s rocket fuel to grow business, too. A big shift is underway. People are overwhelmed by superficial online communication – longing for true human connection. Business strategist David Meerman Scott, author of Fanocracy, shows how top companies are harnessing passionate fans to grow.
Media Expert, Anchor Alum NBC/MSNBC/CNN, Podcast Host
I help CEOs/Thought Leaders/ Experts articulate their vision to gain credibility and visibility through the media and video to significantly increase business. My 20 years as a journalist at TODAY, NBC News, MSNBC, and CNN has allowed me to help thousands to get their story told in a powerful way.
Retail thought leader, speaker, trainer and advisor
Carol brings a rare combination of thought leadership and concrete tools and tactics, all of which are customized to the audience and aligned with event themes (no "canned" presentations or "pitches from the podium”). Carol is often lauded for her story-telling ability, energy, high-quality presentations, and in-depth knowledge of retail.
Entrepreneur; Bestselling Author; Workplace Culture and Employee Engagement Expert
Eric Termuende is helping leaders build tomorrow's greatest places to work by educating them and empowering them to make one-degree shifts that build trust, reduce friction, and build a culture of experimentation.
Douglas Vakoch, Ph.D.
President of METI–Messaging Extraterrestrial Intelligence, disrupting conventional science as “The Man Who Speaks for Earth.”
Called “The Man Who Speaks for Earth” by The New Yorker, Dr. Douglas Vakoch leads the disruptive scientific project to transmit radio messages into space, in the hope of making first contact with ET.
Creator of Sensory Awareness Experiences, Author
Mark’s experiential programs will be remembered for a lifetime. Whether you’re looking for a motivating keynote, thought-provoking workshop, or the most unique networking session, Mark will have your group leaning in and engaged. He works closely with planners to assure no detail is missed and to exceed all expectations.
Deirdre Van Nest
Expert for ‘Mission-Driven” Professionals and Entrepreneurs on How to Make An Impact When You Express Yourself
Deirdre Van Nest is the go-to expert for financial advisors, leaders, and anyone in a client-facing role, on improving communication skills (one-one-one or with a group). She's a Certified World Class Speaking™ Coach, Certified Fearless Living Coach, and bestselling author of “Fire Your Fear™.”
Inspirational Speaker/Performance Speed Painter/Entertainer
Emotion Into Art™ is a speed painting show that wows the audience with speed paintings of famous faces, created in minutes, set to loud, powerful music. Some of the pieces are created upside down, then flipped during the process for the 'reveal'.
Change the Conversation - with the US National Elevator Pitch Champion
In business, everyone wants to hear your 'elevator pitch' - why not learn how to create and deliver your story, with advice from the US National Elevator Pitch Champion? Maybe it's time to stop pitching, and start connecting - Chris can show you how!
Founder and Executive Director, Seize Your Moments
Janne's unexpected method and style refreshes audiences worldwide and gets them out their comfort zone. She provides an unique combination of theory and her life changing story. How to use trust to change the world.
National Speaker/Workplace Expert/Author/Emcee/Humorist
Joel encourages organizations to CELEBRATE, LAUGH and PLAY to increase productivity, success and innovation. Joel invites audience members to participate in hilarious improvisational skits to demonstrate his messages on collaboration, change, leadership, and innovation. Joel is hilarious, interactive and delivers powerful messages. Very few speakers can do all three.
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- 69 Corporate Culture & Governance
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- 27 Disruption
- 2 Distribution / Supply Chain Management
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- 15 Negotiation
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