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Science keynote speakers are inspirational in the their quest for knowledge. They are astronauts, environmentalists, researchers, oceanographers, etcs. They shed light on a radically new way of dealing with scarcity. GDA can match up your event with an insightful science keynote speaker. Contact us today!


Keynotes: 1 Books: 12 Videos: 9

Dr. Robert Ballard Featured

Deep Sea Explorer, Discoverer of the Titanic Wreckage, Emmy-winning Documentary Producer

“I grew up wanting to be Captain Nemo from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.” Best known for his 1985 discovery of the Titanic wreckage, Dr. Robert Ballard has succeeded in tracking down numerous other significant shipwrecks.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 3 Videos: 8

José Hernandez Featured

Former NASA Astronaut; Inspiration for Amazon Prime Movie "A Million Miles Away"; Entrepreneur; Farmer; Vintner; Author

José Hernandez, born into a Mexican migrant farmworker family, shares his remarkable journey from humble beginnings to making history as the first person of Mexican descent to travel to space. He shares how he overcame numerous obstacles to achieve his dream - exemplifying the power of determination and hard work. 

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 7 Videos: 36

Jamie Metzl Featured

Technology and Healthcare Futurist, Global Affairs Specialist, Science Fiction Novelist, and Genetic Engineering Expert

Jamie Metzl is one of the world's leading futurists and global public health experts who has been called "the original Covid-19 whistleblower" for his groundbreaking work exploring pandemic origins. He is the author of five books, including recent bestseller Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 2

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.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 5

Dr. David Ricketts Featured

Innovator, Scholar and Harvard Innovation Fellow

Engaging audiences across the globe on innovation, science and technology, Dr. Ricketts guides and teaches executives, leadership teams and innovators. He helps leaders to understand the untapped value in their market and discover and solve high-impact problems, in order to outperform their competition.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Peter Diamandis

Futurist; Chairman and CEO; Co-author

Futurist; Chairman and CEO, X Prize Foundation; Co-founder & Chairman, Singularity University and Co-author, Abundance: The Future Is Better than You Think.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Cindy Eckert (formerly Whitehead)

CEO and Founder of Sprout Pharmaceuticals & The Pink Ceiling

Cindy Eckert is an expert Entrepreneur and Angel Investor with total exits over $1.5 Billion. After selling her pharmaceutical company, Cindy launched the The Pink Ceiling business incubator for women led or women focused businesses.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Dr. Adam Gazzaley

Professor in Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry, Founder & Executive Director of Neuroscape.

Dr. Adam Gazzaley obtained an M.D. and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience. He is now Professor in Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry at University of California, San Francisco and the Founder & Executive Director of Neuroscape, a translational neuroscience center engaged in technology creation and scientific research. 

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 3 Videos: 4

Arlie Hochschild

Sociology Professor Emerita, UC Berkley, NYT Bestseller

Arlie Hochschild grew up in a very gendered home, with her mother being the care taker and her father the breadwinner. Hochschild drew on these experiences to enable her to do research and write about care giving and having the caring relationship with your children. 

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 8 Videos: 3

Dr. Michio Kaku

Theoretical Physicist, Professor, Futurist and New York Times Best-selling Author

He is an internationally recognized authority in two areas. The first is Einstein’s unified field theory, which Kaku is attempting to complete. The other is to predict trends affecting business, commerce and finance based on the latest research in science.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Shahir Masri

Environmental Scientist, Author, and Speaker

Shahir Masri is author of the book, Beyond Debate: Answers to 50 Misconceptions on Climate Change and a contributing writer for The Hill. He co-founded the National Outreach Project "On The Road For Climate Action," empowering everyday people to help solve the climate crisis through community outreach and education. 

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Dan Reidenberg

Suicide Prevention & Teen Mental Health

Daniel J. Reidenberg is currently the Executive Director of SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education), a national non-profit agency working to prevent suicide and help suicide survivors and those suffering with depression.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Richard Resnick

TED Speaker on the Impact of Genomics on Absolutely Everything, Serial Entrepreneur, and CEO

The Genomic Revolution - a whirlwind journey through our deepening understanding of the genome and its dizzying applications in medicine, agriculture, society, and in defining the very nature of what it means to be human. And beyond human.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 0

Gregory Robinson

33-Year Veteran of NASA Former Director, James Webb Space Telescope

No one epitomizes NASA’s brand of leadership more than 33-year veteran Gregory Robinson, best-known as the famed turnaround director of the once-struggling James Webb Space Telescope program, considered one of NASA’s greatest achievements of the 21st century. Robinson shares lessons on leadership, innovation, and managing teams.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 4 Videos: 3

Leonard Sax

Author "The Collapse of Parenting", Physician, and Psychologist

In June 2008, Dr. Sax sold his practice to his associate and began a 5-year sabbatical, working with schools and community groups across the United States and around the world.

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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: 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: 5 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Kelly Vero

Futurist; Game Developer; an Architect of the Metaverse

Kelly Vero is a futurist, a game developer, and an architect of the metaverse. She is also a bestselling novelist and science fiction writer even publishing children’s books to expand her audience beyond video games.

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