Management Keynote Speakers

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Management keynote speakers understand challenges, creating winning strategies, leading and managing others, and building a thriving career and workplace environment. These speakers offer up proven methodology and industry experience to help leaders inspire and energize their workforce. GDA has a world-class roster of management keynote speakers to address your corporate culture in order to attract and retain the best talent, suggest innovation, and yield radical results.


Keynotes: 4 Books: 6 Videos: 7

David Burkus Featured

Leading Business Thinker; Bestselling Author; Leadership Expert

One of the world’s leading business thinkers, David’s forward-thinking ideas are changing how companies approach leadership, teamwork, and collaboration. Working with organizations across all industries, including PepsiCo, Fidelity, Adobe, and NASA, his evidence based and immensely practical keynotes offer a set of actionable takeaways teams can implement immediately.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 7

Erica Dhawan Featured

Leading Authority on 21st Century Teamwork, Collaboration, and Innovation; WSJ Best-Selling Author; Named “Oprah of Management Thinkers”; Ranked #1 of Top Women Keynote Speakers

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: 1 Videos: 5

Sara Ross Featured

Leadership Expert. Keynote Speaker & Author. Founder & Chief Vitality Officer at BrainAMPED.

Sara Ross is a Speaker and the Chief Vitality Officer at BrainAMPED, a research and strategy firm dedicated to redefining how we succeed at work and thrive in life by sharing brain-based, vitality-enhancing strategies to create healthier, happier, high performing leaders and workplaces.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Bill Benjamin

Emotional Intelligence, Performance and Leadership Expert, Thought Leader on Performing Under Pressure

As a math and computer science guy, Bill discovered the power of managing emotions while he was working in the technology industry. Bill spends time working with senior leaders and their teams at Fortune 500 companies to help overcome barriers and obstacles. 

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Jeff Butler

Helping Organizations Thrive In Multi-Generational Workplaces

A speaker who is a researcher but also practioner. Learn from the demographic you are looking to attract/work with in your organization.

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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: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Mark Denton

Award-Winning Speaker & Creator of Navigate The Storm

Mark is a leadership expert and celebrated keynote speaker, with vast experience navigating turbulent waters. In his professional sailing career he’s competed in countless races and sailed over 80,000 miles across the worlds’ most hostile oceans.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Tasha Eurich

Organizational Psychologist, Researcher, and New York Times Best-Selling Author

Blending scientific savvy, hands-on tools, and powerful stories of leadership transformation, Tasha's programs are packed with interactive discussion, real-world application, and experiential activities. Audiences don’t just walk away inspired and entertained—they are ready to transform.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 9

Shane Feldman

Build better relationships with anyone, anywhere. Leadership Speaker, Travel Researcher, Founder & CEO of Count Me In

Shane helps leaders build better relationships with colleagues and clients. He's traveled to 100+ cities/6 continents, researching universal strategies that allow companies to attract, empower and retain high-performing teams and loyal customers. Shane’s energetic, customized keynotes combine unforgettable travel stories with tangible frameworks participants can immediately apply.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 2 Videos: 7

Scott Greenberg

VIP Franchise Columnist for Entrepreneur, Hourly Workforce Author, Culture & Performance Expert

Scott helps businesses lead more effectively so they can hire, train and develop their teams into a high-performance workforce. Improving business from the inside out, he co-created an innovative management diagnostic and leadership tool, 30-Second Leadership™, that enhances employee mindset, skillset and performance.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Matt Havens

Make Your Business Human

For the past decade, Matt has been at the forefront of generational issues, working in various leadership roles at a Fortune 50 company in areas as diverse as marketing, employee retention, and management.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 3

David Horsager, MA, CSP, CPAE

CEO, Trust Edge Leadership Institute

The #1 question everyone is thinking about you and your company is, "Can I trust you?" A lack of trust is your biggest expense because for the trusted brand, people pay more, come back and tell others. Learn how to create a high-performing, high-trust culture.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 5 Videos: 4

Nathan Jamail

Best Selling Author and Expert on Sales & Leadership

Nathan is a best selling author & expert on sales & leadership. He has over two decades of setting sales records and training others on how to do so. He has four published books and has worked with companies such as Cisco, State Farm, Georgia Pacific, Sprint & hundreds more.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 1 Videos: 7

Marc Koehler

Former Navy Nuclear Submarine Officer, Elite Leadership Expert, Best-Selling Leadership Author, 35+ Years Leading in Disruptive Environments

Marc is a former U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine Officer and turnaround CEO leading in disruptive environments for 35+ years. He's a rare blend of expertise, engagement, and battle-tested, proven experience in Elite Leadership, evangelizing that what the world needs isn't more management systems - it needs more leadership.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 2 Videos: 9

Jessica Kriegel

Data Scientist Driving Business Results Through Insights on Strategy and Workplace Culture

Jessica guides global, national, Fortune 100 and other organizations across finance, technology, real estate and healthcare industries on creating intentional cultures that accelerate performance. Her Culture Equation - a tested model where strategy combined with 8 tangible and measurable ‘Culture Dynamic Drivers’ empowers your people to deliver consistent results.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Jason Lauritsen

Employee Engagement and Workplace Culture Expert

Lead with Relationship.

The way we treat people at work is broken, together we can fix it.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 4

Ted Ma

Leadership Strategist

Ted Ma is a leadership strategist, author, and international keynote speaker who helps
leaders become Everyday Mentors and create a culture that people never want to leave.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 5 Videos: 3

Lisa McLeod

Leading, Selling and Performing with a Noble Purpose

Lisa McLeod has rocked the house for giants like Google and Roche, as well as franchises, non-profits, and associations around the world. She has delivered programs in over 25 countries. She is a bestselling author and has been featured on NBC Nightly News and The Today Show.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 5

Gregory Offner

Former Dueling Pianist Turned Author; Workforce Strategist; Award-Winning Keynote Speaker

Gregory demonstrates three principles of engagement, found in a Piano Bar, which create experiences people want to engage with again and again. He then shares stories of real world organizations who've applied these principles to business, and offers a framework for audiences to do the same.

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Keynotes: 11 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Mel Parker

President and Chief Executive Officer, Take The Limits Off, LLC

Mel Parker is the best-selling author of The Parker Principles: 10 Leadership Force Multipliers and is a highly sought after Educator and Motivational Speaker. Mel has conducted dozens of seminars, training sessions and keynotes in the areas of leadership, trust, culture, productivity and success.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 6

Jon Picoult

Customer & Employee Experience Expert | Author of "From Impressed To Obsessed"

Jon Picoult is masterful at helping companies impress their customers and inspire their employees, creating raving fans that drive business growth.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 5

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: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Catarina Rivera

Disability Rights Advocate; DEIA Consultant

Catarina smashes disability stigmas as a dynamic public speaker, trainer, workshop facilitator, and DEI consultant. She raises awareness about disability, shares experiences as someone who is hard of hearing and has a vision disability - all while building an inclusive culture is critical for success in today's marketplace.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Mariano Sigman

Neuroscientist. Author & Global TED Speaker.

Mariano Sigman is one of the most outstanding neuroscientists in the world, with over 150 publications in the most prestigious scientific journals. He teaches how the mind works and what lessons we can learn about decision-making, leadership, team management, personal development or creative skills.

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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: 5 Books: 8 Videos: 4

Bruce Tulgan

Founder & CEO, RainmakerThinking, Inc.

Bruce Tulgan is internationally recognized as the leading expert on young people in the workplace and one of the leading experts on leadership and management.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 3 Videos: 8

Steven Van Belleghem

Customer Focus Expert, Author, Keynote Speaker

Steven is an expert in customer focus in a digital world. He is a popular international keynote speaker. In his keynote presentations, Steven takes his audience on a journey to the world of modern customer relationships in a clever, enthusiastic and inspiring way.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 3 Videos: 9

Cy Wakeman

NY Times Bestselling Author, Drama Researcher and Founder of Reality-Based Leadership

Cy Wakeman is a drama researcher, global thought-leader, and New York Times best-selling author who is recognized for cultivating a counter-intuitive, reality-based approach to leadership.

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Keynotes: 9 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Lisa X Walden

Co-Founder of Good Company Consulting

As co-founder of Good Company Consulting, she strives to create deep mindset shifts that help people better collaborate, communicate, and prepare for the workplace of the future. Lisa is co-author of Managing Millennials for Dummies, and is currently wrapping up her next book.

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