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.


Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Kim Becking Featured

Keynote Speaker | Change and Leadership Expert | Best-Selling Author

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.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 7

Kevin Brown Featured

Helping Organizations Create a Culture of HEROES at Every Level

Kevin is passionate about helping people and organizations embrace a philosophy that separates world-class organizations and high-performance people from everybody else - he calls it The HERO Effect®. Kevin inspires and challenges people to show up every day and make a positive difference at work and in life!

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 5

Erica Dhawan Featured

Author, Digital Body Language, Collaboration and Innovation Expert

Erica Dhawan is the world’s leading authority on Connectional Intelligence and the Founder & CEO of Cotential. Through speaking, training and consulting, she teaches business leaders innovative strategies that increase value for clients, deliver results and ensure competitiveness.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 4 Videos: 4

Frank Luntz Featured

Most-Quoted Pollster in America

Frank has become the go-to consultant when Fortune 100 companies and their CEOs need communication and language guidance. Frank is the author of The New York Times best seller Words that Work: It’s Not What You Say it’s What People Hear.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 5 Videos: 5

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.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Sewa Beats

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!

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Greg Bennick

Global Keynote Speaker, Interactive Comedian, Event Emcee

Greg Bennick is a keynote speaker and comedian all in one, offering fun approaches to ideas on community, finding your voice, and using creativity to grow as a team. He has a fascinating background: a comedy juggler and magician since his teens, a philanthropist and global humanitarian, AND an emcee!

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 3

Jeanne Bliss

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.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 7

Tony Brigmon

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.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 13

Amy Cappellanti-Wolf

Chief Human Resources Officer at Cohesity, Board Member and Advisor

Amy is a senior HR professional and business transformer with expertise in working with startups to Fortune500 enterprises. As a speaker and coach for C-Level executives, Amy focuses on talent as the key driver of business growth. Amy brings research and proven best practices to all of her presentations.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Colette Carlson

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.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 5 Videos: 2

Judy Carter

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.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Christine Cashen

100% Content 100% Entertainment and 0% Slides

Fun Factor expert, on creativity, communication, and sparking ideas to handle conflict, reduce stress & energize employees; CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, Certified Speaking Professional; Author of The Good Stuff (2011) and It's Your Business

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 2 Videos: 0

Matt Church

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.

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 5 Videos: 6

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.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 3 Videos: 3

Dorie Clark

Branding Expert

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.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Gregory Coleman

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.” 

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Jim Comer

Author, "When Roles Reverse: A Guide to Parenting Your Parents"

Jim Comer brings enthusiasm, practical experience and a great sense of humor to help audiences take a new look at tough issues such as caregiving and speaking in public. A Canadian reporter wrote, “Jim Comer is so full of life that he would shine through a solar eclipse.”

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Katrina Cravy

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.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Pandit Dasa

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.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 7

Daryl Davis

Musician, Author, 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.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Scott Deming

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.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Connie Dieken

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.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 7

Galen Emanuele

Keynote | Team Culture | Leadership | EQ

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?'

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 6

Ryan Estis

Culture, Leadership, Business Performance Expert

Ryan Estis helps companies and individual contributors embrace change and achieve breakthrough performance. Each live event blends original research with compelling stories that move participants to take action. Ryan has 20 years of business experience working with the world’s best brands to initiate change, inspire innovation and deliver growth.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Bob Eubanks

He's One of a Kind!

I’m sure when you hear the name Bob Eubanks, you think of the Newlywed Game. But, why not? TV guide named him one of the top five game show hosts of all time. He’s an eight time Emmy award winner with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 1 Videos: 6

Tami Evans

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;

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 8 Videos: 10

Bruce Feiler

New York Times Bestselling Author, Speaker, TV Host

Bruce is one of America’s most popular voices on contemporary life. He is the author of six consecutive NYT best-sellers, including The Council of Dads and his 2020 release, LIFE IS IN THE TRANSITIONS: Mastering Change at Any Age

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 7

Valorie Kondos Field

UCLA Women's Gymnastics Head Coach

UCLA head coach Valorie Kondos Field has positioned her Bruins as one of the premier programs in collegiate gymnastics with six NCAA championships.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 2 Videos: 12

John Foley

Former Lead Solo Pilot of the Blue Angels

John is the former lead solo pilot of the Blue Angels, a Sloan Fellow at Stanford School of Business and an expert in the how of high performance teams. His exciting, rare journey inspires awe, triggering individuals to take action and rethink what they believe is possible.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Tim Gard

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”

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Rocky Garza

You Deserve to be KNOWN

Rocky has walked alongside thousands at Sky Ranch Camp, counseled hundreds as a pastor at Chase Oaks and taken thousands through Identity Mapping™. He guides people to find clarity in who they are, ignites confidence to believe in themselves and helps them find the courage to live it out.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 5

Vinh Giang

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.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 5

Michelle Gielan

Positive Communication Expert

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.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 5 Videos: 5

Libby Gill

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.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Jennifer Goldman

Organizational Psychologist and the Founding Principal of Alignment Strategies Group

The contagious high-energy, passion and rigor that make Jennifer a successful teacher and advisor to leaders of some of the world’s most prestigious organizations also make her an irresistible, vibrant speaker, inspiring people of all backgrounds to free themselves from difficult dynamics, unleash their own vitality and live conflict-free.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Anne Grady

Speaker, Author, Entrepreneur

Anne has a master’s degree in organizational communication and has spent the last twenty years working with some of the largest organizations around the globe. 

She has become known as a leading expert on communication, leadership, emotional intelligence, and resilience, contributing to Harvard Business Review, Entrepreneur, Fast Company and more.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 4

Jen Groover

International Speaker, Author, Business & Human Behavior Expert, Innovator, Serial Entrepreneur, Media Contributor

Jen has been tagged by SUCCESS Magazine as a “One-Woman Brand”, “Creativity & Innovation Guru”, a leading “Serial Entrepreneur” by Entrepreneur Magazine and ranked #8 by SAP in the Top 51 Influencers of Human Potential. Her content deeply connects with people of all ages and backgrounds to truly transform audiences.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 3 Videos: 3

Heidi Hanna

Keynote Speaker, Author, Health & Performance Consultant

Dr. Hanna provides a grounded, realistic approach to integrative neuroscience, teaching and facilitating dynamic and engaging conversations about all things related to making brains work better. She can also assist with programming to energize your meeting through workouts, nutrition planning and meditation breaks.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Laura Heck

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.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 9 Videos: 3

Edward Hess

Industry leader, author of Learn or Die and Humility is the New Smart

Professor Edward D. Hess spent more than 20 years in the business world as a senior executive at Warburg Paribas Becker, Boettcher & Company, the Robert M. Bass Group and Arthur Andersen. Author of 12 books, over 100 practitioner articles dealing with growth, innovation, and learning cultures, systems and processes.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 4 Videos: 3

Sally Hogshead

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.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 7 Videos: 5

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.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Neen James

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.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Mark Jeffries

"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.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Jia Jiang

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.

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 5 Videos: 5

Marty Klein

Sex Therapist; Psychotherapist & Couples Counselor; Policy Analyst; Award-Winning Author

Dr. Marty Klein has been a Licensed Marriage Counselor and Certified Sex Therapist for over 30 years. He has done 37,000 sessions with women, men, and couples, focussing on one set of goals: telling the truth about sexuality, helping people feel sexually adequate & powerful, and supporting healthy sexual expression.  

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 8

Victoria Labalme

Performing Artist & Performance Strategist

Victoria Labalme helps people perform at their highest levels by unlocking their hidden genius. With 20 years in the Performing Arts — from Broadway to comedy, landmark films to high-profile television — her custom-crafted keynotes get people primed, inspired and prepared to tackle their pressing challenges. She delivers stunning results. 

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Jeff Lanza

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.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Kim Lear

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. 

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 2 Videos: 4

James Lloyd

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."

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 3 Videos: 4

Scott Mann

Retired Green Beret | Warrior Storyteller | Strategic Connection Coach

Scott Mann is a master at building relationships in high-stakes, competitive environments. As a Green Beret in the United States Army, he forged bonds and solved problems using values that restore trust and create human connections in places where that didn’t seem possible.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Steve McClatchy

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.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 7

Karen McCullough

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.

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Keynotes: 0 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Riaz Meghji

Human Connection Expert | Author of Every Conversation Counts

Hosting for brands such as Citytv’s Breakfast Television, CTV News, TEDxVancouver and MTV Canada, during the past two decades Riaz has interviewed thousands of experts and now teaches leaders how to connect authentically and have their messages resonate with clients, customers and co-workers.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 2 Videos: 4

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).

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 6 Videos: 6

Mildred D Muhammad

Award-Winning Global Keynote Speaker, Domestic Abuse Survivor, Advocate, #1 Amazon Bestselling Author

Mildred speaks on a national & international platform to discuss her life of terror, abuse and heartache, as the ex-wife of the DC Sniper, all while promoting Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention.

 

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 4 Videos: 2

Joe Navarro

Ex-FBI Agent, Author, and Internationally Recognized Expert on Nonverbal Communications

Communication is the key to success and nonverbal communications account for nearly 80% of that - Joe Navarro can help you to understand what others are really thinking and how to communicate more effectively.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Shasta Nelson

Expert on Friendship and Global Keynote Speaker

Shasta Nelson is a keynote speaker, author, and leading expert on friendship. Frequently featured in the media as the go-to resource on healthy relationships.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Roger Nierenberg

Symphony Conductor

Roger Nierenberg is the creator of The Music Paradigm. Mr. Nierenberg had lengthy tenures as the Music Director for the Stamford Symphony Orchestra in Connecticut, and the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra in Florida.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Gerry OBrion

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.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Jon Picoult

Customer Experience & Leadership Expert; Trusted Advisor to CEOs

If you’re aspiring to satisfy your customers, then you’re aspiring to mediocrity.  That’s the philosophy at the heart of Jon Picoult’s work, because building brand loyalty requires impressing customers, not just satisfying them. 

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 2 Videos: 4

Connie Podesta

Team-Building and Life Balance Expert

Connie Podesta is a game-changing, idea-generating ball of fire whose rare blend of humor, substance, style and personality have made her one of the most memorable, in-demand speakers in the world today. 25 years

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 5 Videos: 4

Erik Qualman

Top Technology and Motivational Speaker, #1 Bestselling Author & Futurist

Often called a Digital Dale Carnegie, Erik Qualman is the author of multiple bestsellers including Socialnomics: How social media transforms the way we live and do business. He is the producer of the "Social Media Revolution" videos, the most-watched social media video series in the world.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 3 Videos: 1

Dr. Nido Qubein

Leadership Expert

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.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Rakia Reynolds

Founder and EO at Skai Blue Media

One of the most sought after minds in strategic communications, Rakia Reynolds is a thought leader, taste maker and branding expert who advises name brands on creative strategy.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Don Rheem

The Science of Great Leadership

Don Rheem is CEO of E3 Solutions, a provider of employee workplace metrics which allows organizations to build engaged, high-performance cultures. Rheem focuses on using science-backed research to consult with leaders at all levels within an organization.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Robert Richman

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.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Steve Rizzo

The World's Funniest Motivational Business Speaker…But Don't Let The Laughter Fool You!

What Steve brings to the table is his captivating ability to engage the attendees with laughter as he challenges them to SHIFT their focus and way of thinking to discover greater enthusiasm, increased productivity and new levels of success.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 5 Videos: 3

Mike Robbins

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.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 7 Videos: 2

Mark Sanborn, CSP, CPAE

Inspiring Leaders to Turn the Ordinary Into the Extraordinary

Mark is the president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea lab for leadership development and turning the ordinary into the extraordinary. GlobalGurus.org lists Mark as one of the top leadership experts in the world.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 3

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.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 3 Videos: 1

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.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 1 Videos: 10

Mark Schulman

World-class drummer for PINK, Foreigner, Billy Idol, Beyonce', Cher & Author

A legend in the music world and currently on tour with P!NK, Mark Schulman is an incredible musician, dynamic performer and a strategic business mind who has parleyed his success on stage into true business success.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 8 Videos: 11

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.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Kim Malone Scott

Co-founder and CEO of Radical Candor, Author

Kim Scott is the co-founder and CEO of Radical Candor, Inc which builds software tools for managers. She is the author of a book called Radical Candor: How To Be a Kickass Boss without Losing your Humanity, to be published by St Martin’s Press next year.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 3 Videos: 5

Terri Sjodin

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.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 10

Lynn Smith

Anchor, HLN (CNN Headline News) On The Story

Lynn Smith has been entrenched in news for two decade.  First as a producer at the TODAY show then in front of the camera in local and national news. Lynn gives a unique perspective into the world of effective communication, storytelling and acheiving big things in competitive fields.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 12

Anders Sörman-Nilsson

Thinque Tank. Futurist. Innovation Strategist. Speaker.

Anders Sorman-Nilsson is a global futurist & founder of strategy think tank Thinque. Since 2005 he has been a strategic advisor to Fortune 500 execs and helped leaders on 4 continents decode trends, decipher what’s next and turn provocative questions into proactive strategies. 

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Carol Spieckerman

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.

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Keynotes: 11 Books: 11 Videos: 9

Scott Steinberg

Business Strategist, Innovation + Trend Expert, Technology Futurist

Award-winning professional speaker, bestselling expert on leadership/innovation. Author of Make Change Work for You: 10 Ways to Future-Proof Yourself, Fearlessly Innovate, and Succeed Despite Uncertainty. Leading futurist/trends expert: 600+ outlets from CNN to TIME. Fortune 500 calls "defining figure” and "top trendsetter to follow."

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Curt Steinhorst

Author of 'Can I Have Your Attention?'

As the founder and CEO of Focuswise, Curt Steinhorst is dedicated himself as a leading voice on strategic communication. Curt speaks about the most important currency in today's economy: our attention. Focus is possible!

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Doug (Story) Stevenson, CSP

Lead, Persuade and Sell with Strategic Storytelling

Logic often fails to persuade; data dumps don’t change behavior. Whether you are pitching a vision, teaching a process, or selling a product or service, STORY is essential. Doug helps leaders, salespeople and organizations choose, craft and deliver stories that get results. Harness the power of strategic storytelling for business.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 7

Eric Termuende

Speaker and Bestselling Author

Eric Termuende is on a mission to change the way we talk about work and get fulfillment from it. A bestselling author, speaker, and entrepreneur, Eric is co-founder of NoW Innovations.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 5

Krister Ungerböck

Leadership Language Expert, Global Tech CEO, 100M Growth, 99.3% Employee Engagement, Author of 22 Talk SHIFTs: Tools to Transform Leadership

Krister's personalized Talk SHIFTs keynote will create an immediate and lasting shift in the tone of communication in your organization that builds better bosses, increases employee engagement and boosts Glassdoor ratings. Krister inspires all employees to take responsibility for employee engagment and gives them practical tools to do it.

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 15 Videos: 8

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.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 1 Videos: 6

Mark Valenziano

Blind Speaker inspiring personal greatness to lift organizations to new heights.

Mark explores six avenues to building confidence, infusing optimism, and reinforcing the whys and hows of adaptability. The result is individuals who are inspired, focused & aware, and companies that can more smoothly transition in to their future.

Mark customizes his programs to meet your specific goals.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Deirdre Van Nest

Deirdre helps financial advisors improve business & build their brands.

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™.”

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Tom Varano

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'.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Michael Vickers

Author, Speaker, Coach

Michael Vickers is a business performance coach who helps great companies and individuals increase the value they bring to their clients to become the Preferred Provider in the markets they serve. Michael has been spreading his message of excellence fas a business author, coach and speaker for over 25 years.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Lt. Col. Rob "Waldo" Waldman

Combat veteran, New York Times Bestselling Author, Hall of Fame Speaker

Waldo Waldman is a Hall of Fame Speaker, decorated fighter pilot, executive coach, and author of the New York Times & Wall Street Journal Bestseller Never Fly Solo. He helps organizations build collaborative cultures of trust, courage and resilience in order to adapt to change, break performance barriers, and overcome adversity.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 5 Videos: 5

Chris Westfall

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!

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Janne Willems

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 live changing story. How to use trust to change the world.

 

 

 

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 1 Videos: 6

Joel Zeff

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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