Booking a fantastic closing keynote speaker for your event can seem daunting when you’re starting your search. The trick to pinpointing the right closure is understanding not only what your audience wants to hear, but also finding a keynote speaker with the correct energy.
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Booking a keynote speaker for your event can seem daunting when you’re starting your search. The trick to pinpointing the right speaker is by understanding not only what your audience wants to hear, but also finding a keynote speaker with the correct energy.
Kevin O’Leary’s reputation was built on vision, investment smarts and a drive to succeed. In addition to being one of the Dragons, O’Leary is a ‘Shark’ on the ABC show, Shark Tank.
Carly Patterson captured the heart of the nation when she won the All-Around Gold Medal in Women’s Gymnastics at the 2004 Olympics. She was the first American woman to win the title in 20 years, also taking home silver medals for balance beam, and the Women’s team competition. She was also the first woman ever to win the All-Around Gold Medal in Women’s Gymnastics in a non-boycotted Olympics.
Joe Terranova is a series regular on CNBC sFast Moneyand the chief market strategist for Virtus Investment Partners, a $25 billion Hartford-based asset management firm.
Alexis Maybank is a savvy businesswoman and entrepreneur that has had a hand in building some of the largest online shopping experiences in the world today. She is lauded for her position as the co-founder and Chief Strategic Officer of the Gilt Groupe. Gilt’s exciting online shopping space was the first to feature flash sales of today’s top designs for men, women, children while also featuring a home goods and travel section.
Jonas Kjellberg is an engaging digital transformation speaker, co-creator of Skype, author, and investor.
Jay Leno’s late night television ratings domination included more than two decades of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” winning every consecutive quarter of his hosting over the past 19 years.
Len Berman is an Emmy-Award winning sportscaster and New York Times Best Selling Author who has covered just about every major sports event including multiple Super Bowls, World Series, and Olympics during his 40-year career in broadcasting.
Kevin is a world authority in personal development, a motivational speaker, the author of books on business and life strategies, a public speaking coach, and a world renowned expert in business and life success.
Liz Wiseman is a respected executive leadership strategist who teaches leaders the tools to make everyone around them smarter. She challenges audiences and organizations to imagine what they could accomplish by harnessing the energy and intelligence surrounding them.
Gwynne Shotwell joined SpaceX in 2002 as vice president of business development and built the Falcon vehicle family manifest to more than 70 launches, representing more than $10 billion in business. Shotwell is a member of the SpaceX Board of Directors.
Dr. Gregory Stock, a biotech entrepreneur, bioethicist, best-selling author and public communicator is a leading authority on the broad impacts of genomic and other advanced technologies in the life sciences.
Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. He is a brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz and an executive fellow of the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley). He was the chief evangelist of Apple and a trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation. He is also the author of The Art of the Start 2.0, The Art of Social Media, Enchantment, and nine other books.
Jocko Willink is a retired United States Navy SEAL. He received the Silver Star and Bronze Star for his service in the Iraq War. His book, “Extreme Ownership” was a #1 New York Times Bestseller.
Dr. Sampson Davis has had a true rags-to-riches journey, leaving audiences inspired and filled with motivation. Growing up in one of America’s toughest cities, he made the transition from life-threatening quarters to a highly sought-after professional speaker, best-selling author and specially skilled, life-saving physician.