Top 250 Speakers For Your Employee Summit

  • By Aaron Peterson
  •  Apr 17, 2024

Top 250 Speakers For Your Employee Summit

Employee summits are designed to focus on specific topics or issues businesses and organizations face. It allows industry leaders and professionals to share, debate, and discuss their experiences while gaining insights, sharing solutions, and learning different approaches.

Finding the best speakers for employee summits is essential. You want a speaker who brings value to the summit and helps inspire helpful, productive conversations. Here are our top 250 employee summit speakers.

1. James Clear

The best-selling author of “Atomic Habits” specializes in personal development. James Clear specializes in building better work habits, making wise business decisions, and continuing to grow and improve. He’s a believer that change doesn’t have to be complex and that small, simple changes can spark tremendous growth.

2. Ben Nemtin

He is the co-founder and star of MTV’s “The Buried Life.” After suffering from depression that led to him dropping out of college, Ben Nemtin joined three friends and set off to complete what they called “The World’s Greatest Bucket List.” They set off in a borrowed RV to check off the items from their list. In the process, they started to help others improve their personal and professional lives.

3. Arlan Hamilton

Arlan Hamilton founded Backstage Capital and She transitioned from homelessness to being an immensely successful venture capitalist and believes in supporting marginalized and underestimated talent.

4. Bill Walton

There was a time when the NBA’s Bill Walton could barely speak due to a persistent stutter. He had a disorder requiring more than three dozen surgeries. Yet, he thrived and is known as one of the “75 Greatest Players in NBA History.” After his NBA career, he transitioned to broadcasting and is known as one of the “Best Speakers in the World of Sports.” He’s a great speaker on topics like perseverance.

5. Freddie Ravel

Active listening is Freddie Ravel’s strong point. He’s the developer of the Life in Tune™ system designed for economic renewal and establishing collaboration and teamwork.

6. Jay Shetty

Jay Shetty trained as a monk, giving him insights into finding peace and purpose. He founded the Jay Shetty Certification School offering certifications in life coaching and shares his insights around the globe. He’s given keynote speeches in front of large audiences like Google, Microsoft, and Netflix.

7. Percy “Master P” Miller

Per Percy Miller, “Ownership is the way to success.” He founded No Limit Records and several brands including Uncle P, Rap Snacks Icon Noodles, and Solder Bread and Snacks. His insights as an entrepreneur and producer shine in his employee summit talks.

8. Mel Robbins

Mel Robbins established and teaches “The 5 Second Rule.” It’s a guideline that if you don’t jump into completing a task within five seconds, you’ll procrastinate. The same applies to reactions. Take five seconds to breathe before you speak up.

9. Safi Bachall

Strategy and innovation are Safi Bachall’s strengths. He holds a Ph.D. from Stanford, and he founded a biotech company focusing on cancer drugs. Through all of this, he’s developed ways to examine and make the most of group behaviors.

10. Daymond John

Daymond John worked his way from building a business in his mother’s basement to founding and running FUBU, a fashion brand with more than $6 billion in sales. Real Leaders calls him one of their “Real Teachers – People who speak from experience.”

11. Erica Dhawan

She’s the author of “Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence” and “Digital Body Language: How to Build Trust and Connection; No Matter the Distance.” Erica Dhawan specializes in building innovative, agile teams and ending dysfunction and wasted time.

12. Julius “The Doctor” Erving

Many know him as Dr. J., one of history’s greatest NBA players, playing for the Philadelphia 76ers and leading them to a championship. He excels in teamwork and making a difference while leveraging his brand. He’s a firm believer in building respect before trying to become popular.

13. Marc Randolph

He’s a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and co-founder of Netflix. Marc’s experience makes him a fantastic speaker for an employee summit as he’s been in the business world in various roles for 40 years. One of his popular keynotes is perfect for summits as he engages with his audience in a forum that can be moderated or unmoderated.

14. Cassandra Worthy

She’s an expert in Change Enthusiasm®. Cassandra Worthy embraces and grows through change rather than managing it. In her talks and keynotes, she helps employees see the value in using change to prepare themselves for new, bigger roles in life and work.

15. Lance Armstrong

As one of the world’s best-known cyclists, Lance Armstrong is also a savvy investor with investments in DocuSign and Uber. He specializes in influencer marketing and digital brand building, proving there’s more to his business acumen than professional sports.

16. Liz Wiseman

She’s the author of “Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter.” Liz Wiseman is an expert in leadership skills, providing insights that she uses every day in her company The Wiseman Group, a Silicon Valley research and development firm.

17. Annie Duke

She’s moved from a career in professional poker to speaking to audiences about decision-making and embracing uncertainty. Annie specializes in executive workshops and one-on-one talks that allow audience members to learn valuable business insights.

18. Kevin Brown

His so-called “Hero Effect” is about showing up and making a positive difference every day. He believes that to achieve you need to be present and helpful. Kevin Brown is also an expert in leadership and being your best.

19. Bob Woodward

Along with Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward helped uncover 1973’s Watergate scandal. He continues to share information on how the government works. He’s a master at getting people to talk to him. His history as one of the nation’s top investigative reporters makes him a solid choice for an employee summit speaker.

20. Jeffrey Hayzlett

Jeffrey Hayzlett is the host of “C-Suite With Jeffrey Hayzlett” and “The HERO Factor” podcast. When talking to businesses, he helps with culture building, leadership skills, and organizational change.

21. Malik Yusef

The six-time Grammy winner also has Emmy, Peabody, and Tony awards to his name. As a spoken word poet, Malik excites the audience with more than a talk. It’s a performance.

22. Lewis Howes

Lewis Howes is known for his world travels where he shares “Greatness.” But, he had to reach this point. He’s gone from being a sexual abuse and bullying victim to one of the nation’s leading business coaches and creator of “The School of Greatness.”

23. Jon Dorenbos

After 14 years in the NFL, Jon Dorenbos competed on “America’s Got Talent,” finishing third with his impressive sleight-of-hand magic. He’s the author of “Life Is Magic,” a book that teaches people to always seek happiness and quiet self-doubt in the process.

24. Jamie Kern Lima

She built IT Cosmetics from her living room, turning an idea for a skin-friendly cosmetic line into a company she sold to L’Oreal for $1.2 billion. Jamie Kern Lima is an inspiration when it comes to inspiring employees to “Believe IT.”

25. Bakari Sellers

At the age of 22, Bakan Sellers became South Carolina’s youngest legislator. He’s a firm believer in working-class values that also embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

26. Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki embraces technology to create services that provide the innovation people want. He’s been the Chief Evangelist at Apple and is currently at Canva and loves to share his insights with other business professionals.

27. John C Maxwell

As a leadership expert and business leader, John Maxwell shares his lessons through the John Maxwell Company, EQUIP, and others. He’s provided millions of people around the world with leadership training and insights on staying motivated.

28. Ed Mylett

Ed Mylett’s dad worked hard to be successful, which taught him that he wanted to work hard for himself and not someone else. Taking the lessons he learned from his dad, he built his management consulting firm.

29. Jennie Finch

Jennie Finch has taken her experiences as an Olympic softball pitcher and turned them into a thriving career as a color commentator. She’s named the “most famous softball player in history by Time Magazine and shares her lessons on the “pursuit of mastery.”.

30. John Foley

He’s one of our most popular speakers on team building and embracing your full potential. Have John Foley talk to the attendees of your employee summit about his experiences as the lead solo pilot for the Blue Angels, completing extreme, high-speed flight formations.

31. Amy Trask

Amy Trask went from her internship as a law school student to a role as the NFL’s first front-office executive. The former CEO of the Oakland Raiders has a lot to say about running a successful business, effective presentations, and running a successful organization.

32. Suneel Gupta

He’s the CEO of the wellness company RISE. As a speaker, Suneel is a great choice for employee summits where the goal is to help employees form more productive habits in both life and work.

33. Ozan Varol

Ozan Varol is a former rocket scientist who teaches others to embrace “moonshot thinking” and advance themselves in their work and life.

34. Janice Bryant Howroyd

JBH is the first African-American woman to establish a multi-billion-dollar company. She’s the author of “The Art of Work – How to Make Work, Work for You!” Her specialties include taking accountability, being transparent, and valuing DEI.

35. Travis Mills

Travis Mills is the author of “Tough as They Come,” a book he wrote about losing portions of his arms and legs while serving in Afghanistan. He’s a powerful speaker on overcoming adversity, breaking through the barriers you face, and beating the odds.

36. Ryan Estis

Ryan Estis is a leading sales professional and leader. Book him for an employee summit where he’ll talk about change leadership, sales effectiveness, and the future of work.

37. Trent Shelton

Trent Shelton’s book “The Greatest You: Face Reality, Release Negativity, and Live Your Purpose” offers the lessons everyone needs to embrace. He’s honest about the mistakes he’s made in life and how he learned to find his true purpose in life.

38. Kevin O’Leary

If you’ve seen “Shark Tank,” you’ve already seen his business skills at work. Kevin O’Leary is one of the most successful entrepreneurs around. His insights into how he chooses businesses to support and his growth strategies are reasons he’s one of our most popular speakers.

39. Michelle Gielan

She teaches Oprah’s happiness course and is the executive producer of “The Happiness Advantage.” Michelle uses her degree in positive psychology to teach others how to be happy and resilient at work and in life.

40. Amy Purdy

At the age of 19, Amy Purdy lost both legs from below the knee due to meningococcal meningitis. The disease also left her with failing kidneys. She didn’t let the double amputations and kidney replacement stop her dreams of being a professional snowboarder. She’s a poster child for having a positive outlook and a never-give-up attitude.

41. Jason Hewlett

Through the use of musical impressions and comedy, Jason Hewlett shares his leadership skills and business strategies with audiences around the world. He’s a Speaker Hall of Fame inductee worth booking for a summit.

42. Bethany Hamilton

At the age of 13, Bethany lost her arm in a shark attack. Within a month, she was back on her surfboard and won a title shortly after. She’s a powerful speaker on perseverance and overcoming challenges.

43. Erik Qualman

He’s spoken to audiences around the world about social media. Erik Qualman is a master in digital leadership and innovation. He’s the perfect speaker for subjects like staying focused and becoming strong digital leaders.

44. Chris Barton

Chris Barton invented an app that many use and that app is Shazam. He did all of this despite his struggles with dyslexia. In an employee summit, he’s a powerful presenter for discussions on overcoming barriers and accomplishing things you never imagined possible.

45. Jade Simmons

She’s a three-time “Best Keynote Speaker,” and a world-class pianist who’s the CEO of Jade Media Global. Her mission as a speaker is to help people realize how to become the best possible version of themselves.

46. Jacob Morgan

Jacob Morgan’s family immigrated from the Republic of Georgia, so he grew up knowing the value of hard work and fighting for your beliefs. When he was asked to get coffee for a CEO in his first job, he realized that working for others wasn’t his dream. He’s a research master, which helps him understand how to create an idea into a reality.

47. Speech Thomas

Overcoming adversity, being resilient, and motivating your team are important parts of a business. These are also themes that the Grammy-winning Speech Thomas is known for as he blends his talks with music.

48. Jay Baer

Strong business growth comes from strong customer experiences and innovative marketing plans. Jay talks to employees and business professionals about growing a business by making sure customers come first.

49. Ron Garan

He’s a NASA pilot, as well as a test and fighter pilot. Colonel Garan has been in space and to the bottom of the ocean and uses his insights in having seen it all to champion a world that’s cleaner and safer than anyone could imagine possible.

50. Shawn Achor

He’s the author of “The Happiness Advantage,” a guide to strategies that empower you to use happiness to increase your potential. Shawn Achor believes that happiness is a choice you can make, and when you make it, success is within reach.

51. Chris Voss

He’s the author of “Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It.” Chris Voss also founded a company that specializes in solving problems with business communications by using the hostage negotiation skills he learned as an FBI agent.

52. Lt Col Waldo Waldman

Though he’s retired from the military, his skills in building collaborative teams and workplace cultures remain top-notch. Lt. Col. Waldman has helped many companies overcome adversity and performance barriers.

53. Harry Broadman

There are several things that Broadman can talk about, but his four strongest discussion topics are risk mitigation, innovation, corporate governance, and business growth. Harry’s an expert at reinventing yourself.

54. Joe Buck

Joe Buck is one of the nation’s best-known sports announcers, working on FOX NFL since 2002, but he was with FOX MLB long before that. He’s one of our strongest speakers on sports-related topics.

55. Polly Labarre

Her goal during any talk is to ensure people within an organization learn how to be more resilient, innovative, and inspired. Polly Labarre helps companies accelerate change through better organizational management.

56. Lenora Billings-Harris

As one of the nation’s leading diversity speakers, Lenora Billings-Harris is known for her engaging presentations and talks. Audience members quickly learn the skills needed to use diversity to boost creativity, innovation, and revenues.

57. Shama Hyder

Shama Hyder is the CEO of Zen Media, a global digital PR and marketing company. She’s been honored as one of the top 100 young entrepreneurs by the UN and the White House. One of her many strengths lies in helping people understand the balance of technology and customer expectations to thrive in a competitive marketplace.

58. Johnny Bananas

If you want an employee summit speaker who doesn’t back down from a challenge, Devenanzio is the perfect choice. He’s known as “Bananas” because of the pranks he pulled in college. You may have already seen him on “MTV Challenge Badass” or “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.”

59. Adam Markel

Change is constant, but it doesn’t have to stop you from achieving the things that matter the most to you. Adam Markel uses insights from his experience as the CEO of a personal development and business training company and his book “Change Proof” to show others how to thrive through change.

60. Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour

Vernice Armour is the owner of VAI Consulting & Training, LLC., where she shows people how to use her “Zero to Breakthrough™” mindset to develop a strong conviction and the guts to accomplish anything.

61. Dan Buettner

He’s a National Geographic Fellow who’s seen the world and explored the Blue Zone hotspots where people live long, healthy lives. Currently, Dan Buettner is working on partnerships to implement Blue Zone Projects in workplaces, colleges, and communities. He’s an expert employee summit speaker on happiness and longevity.

62. Anton Gunn

Socially Conscious Leadership is Anton Gunn’s strength in business talks. He went from being the first African American to be elected to the South Carolina Legislature, breaking barriers along the way. He can talk about leadership skills, overcoming barriers, and impacting others.

63. Chris Norton

A college football injury left Chris Norton paralyzed from the neck down. He had a 3% chance of moving again, but he didn’t let that stop him. He’s a master in overcoming adversity and maintaining a positive attitude. He proved this by his viral walk across the stage for graduation.

64. Ken Schmidt

He turned Harley-Davidson Motor Company around by focusing on forming connections with people rather than focusing on what they do. One of Ken’s top topics is “Full Throttle – Shift Gears, Stand Out, and Cruise to the Top.”

65. Amy Jo Martin

Amy notes that her superpower is about helping others realize their potential. When you understand your potential, you can then take action and transform to meet your goals.

66. Tom Koulopoulos

He’s the founder and chairman of Delphi Group and Acrovantage Ventures, a firm that invests in early-stage technology. Tom specializes in how tech is shaping how people live, work, and play.

67. Joe Hirsch

Dr. Hirsch specializes in helping managers and teams deliver feedback that is effective and doesn’t create panic or anxiety. He’s an expert speaker on leadership and management skills.

68. Doris Burke

For almost 30 years, Doris has been one of ESPN’s top commentators. Her skills as a game analyst led to her winning a “WISE Women of the Year” award.

69. Morgan Housel

He’s the author of “The Psychology of Money,” and 2x winner of the “Best in Business” award. He’s spoken around the world about financial risk, reward, and the danger of greed when it comes to money management and retirement planning.

70. Josh Linkner

He’s known as a “Creative Troublemaker,” and Josh believes that inventive and creative thinking are keys to solving problems and improving as leaders, individuals, and communities.

71. Phil Hellmuth

He’s one of our top speakers on the game of poker. Phil won his first WSOP at 24 and he’s gone on to win another 17 WSOP bracelets since then. He’s skilled at using psychological warfare to outlast his competitors.

72. Steve Farber

Huffington Post calls him the “#1 Business Speaker to See.” Steve Farber is an expert in management and leadership skills, and he’s also knowledgeable on organizational culture. Each of those topics is a great way to start an employee summit.

73. Cy Wakeman

With more than 25 years of experience in leadership and personal accountability, Cy Wakeman is one of our top speakers. She excels in boosting employee innovation while eliminating office drama.

74. James Lawrence

He ran 101 consecutive Ironman-length triathlons, completing one per day for 101 days. He also completed 50 triathlons in 50 days in 50 states. James Lawrence’s determination and perseverance are a great starting point for discussions in your employee summit.

75. Nicole Malachowski

Col. Malachowski was the first woman pilot on the Thunderbirds and an inductee into the National Women’s Hall of Fame. She is in the Women in Aviation International Pioneer Hall of Fame. But, one tick bite and tick-borne illness left her struggling to walk or talk for close to nine months. She uses those experiences to talk about navigating adversity and change.

76. Keith Wyche

Keith has worked with some of the world’s biggest corporations to create measurable results. While he was Cub Foods’ president, he achieved double-digit sales growth in one year. He did the same with Acme Markets and Pitney Bowes. He’s an expert in operational strategy and community engagement.

77. Dr. Simone Ahuja

Problem-solving and global innovation help shape Dr. Ahuja’s strengths as an employee summit speaker. She helps organizations become more productive and grow without making employees feel overworked and overwhelmed.

78. Andre Norman

The so-called “Ambassador of Hope” travels the world mentoring others. Andre listens and provides insights that help them turn their life around. He gained these insights by tapping into the things he’s survived, going from being an illiterate gang member serving a 100-year prison sentence to a Harvard graduate with keen insights into motivation and leadership.

79. Mick Ebeling

Fortune Magazine calls Mick “One of the Top 50 World’s Greatest Leaders.” He’s the founder and CEO of Not Impossible, an organization that believes nothing is impossible. Through his work at Not Impossible, Mick strives to make the world accessible to everyone.

80. David Meltzer

David Meltzer’s Leigh Steinberg Sports & Entertainment Agency was the inspiration for Tom Cruise and Renee Zellweger’s “Jerry Maguire.” He’s on a mission to make more than one billion people happy. To do this, he focuses on one area – value. Value-based strategies are everything to David.

81. Alex Banayan

Alex created the Third Door™ framework to help businesses and their employees become resilient and boost personal development in high-performance industries. He’s presented his framework to Apple, Google, IBM, Snapchat, and many other companies.

82. Michael Abrashoff

Michael brought one of the Navy’s worst-performing ships and led it to become the Navy’s best ship. He didn’t change the crew. He simply showed the benefits of strong leadership and workplace culture.

83. Michelle Poler

“Hello, Fears: Crush Your Comfort Zone and Become Who You’re Meant to Be” is Michelle Poler’s hit book. She founded Hello Fears, as an empowering social movement that has helped millions. Michelle also created 100 Days Without Fear, a project that helps people take the first steps to drastic change.

84. Mariana Atencio

Mariana came to the U.S. from Venezuela as a child. She knows what it feels like to be self-conscious and how it used to impact her being able to fully engage. Using her experiences, she helps people learn how to embrace their authentic selves and foster a sense of purpose to improve their careers.

85. Jen Buck

Jen is an award-winning professional leadership speaker with more than 25 years of experience. Among her strategies are putting people first for strong company engagement, achieving peak performance, and becoming impactful.

86. Dr. Sanjiv Chopra

He’s a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Chopra believes that physical and mental health, while good, are not enough. Spiritual health is also important to maintain the drive to work hard and do your best.

87. Richard Verma

Business law, trade, and diplomacy are all strengths Richard Verma shares in his talks. He’s also an expert in foreign relations, trade, clean energy, and defense in both his business and as a consultant with the U.S. Government.

88. Jose Hernandez

Until the age of 12, Jose spoke no English, but he dreamed of going into space. He went to the University of the Pacific in Stockton, got a degree in electrical engineering, and completed a grad program. He was instrumental in developing the first full-field digital mammography imaging system. It’s through that work that he met his childhood hero and landed a spot in the 2004 astronaut candidate class. Perseverance, dedication, and “reaching for the stars” are all topics he talks passionately about.

89. Risha Grant

If your employee summit is covering important topics like classism, racism, or sexism, Risha is an expert speaker. She’s the founder and CEO of an award-winning diversity consulting, communications, and speaking firm. She’s talked to employees from Discover Card, Google, Samsung, YouTube, and many others about DEI, inclusive cultures, and the dangers of bias.

90. Michele Rigby Assad

As a CIA undercover agent, you can imagine the stories Michele Rigby Assad has to tell. She’s a strong, trustworthy leader. Michele is also one of our best speakers on unconscious bias, personal growth, perseverance, and project management.

91. Chris Riddell

When it comes to the future of work and technology’s role in it. Chris is an expert speaker. He’s spent over 15 years helping businesses explore the future, building relationships, and establishing a winning mindset, even when the world is changing around you.

92. Katty Kay

Katty Kay is an impactful speaker on self-assurance in females. She’s written numerous books on the subject, four of which became bestsellers. “Womenomics” looks at the power of women in the workplace. “The Confidence Code” is all about developing confidence in order to achieve success.

93. Daniel Negreanu

Daniel won six World Series of Poker bracelets and two World Poker Tour titles. He has a keen eye for finding others' tells and knowing what they’re thinking. One of his popular keynotes involves betting on yourself by making wise decisions and reading human behavior.

94. David Brownlee

The Rockstar Customer Service Training Program is David Brownlee’s creation, and it ties into his book “Rockstar Service, Rockstar Profits.” During a Central American vacation, he and his wife were kidnapped and robbed. He was stabbed. That moment changed his life and made him want to help others. He’s conducted thousands of coaching sessions with business managers, owners, and executives.

95. JP Pawliw-Fry

Peak performance, leadership, and emotional intelligence are all topics Dr. Pawliw-Fry can speak confidently on. He’s an expert in learning how to think and handle the pressures everyone faces at work and human behaviors to use them to develop strong leadership and teams.

96. Tiffani Bova

Tiffani wrote the bestselling “GROWTH IQ: Get Smarter About the Choices That Will Make or Break Your Business,” tapping into her work as the chief growth evangelist at Salesforce. She also hosts a business and management podcast on iTunes. Her strengths lie in helping employees and business leaders develop strong skills for sales, marketing, and innovation.

97. Shola Kaye

As the creator of “The Empathy to Equity Blueprint,” Shola excels in workplace culture transformations. She does this while addressing transparency in communications, empathy, and ensuring teams become and remain inclusive.

98. Nastia Liukin

Nastia won five medals in the 2008 Olympics. She’s in the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame, United States Olympic Hall of Fame, and USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame. Since then, she’s dedicated herself to setting inspiring goals and overcoming anything that stands in her way to ensure she makes her dreams come true. She shares her insights on how to be your best with fans and companies around the world.

99. Jake Olson

Jake lost the vision in one eye as a toddler and the other as a boy. Despite the challenges, he remained steadfast in his life dream of playing football. It’s a dream he’d see come true when he became the first completely blind college football player. He continues to step around any hurdles, won an adaptive golf championship, and founded Engage, the speaking and marketing engagement booking platform.

100. Dr. Yvonne Cagle

She’s a leading speaker on topics like space sustainability, STEAM outreach, and fitness. Dr. Cagle is an aerospace surgeon and consulting professor at Stanford University’s Department of Cardiovascular Medicine. In her work, she helped establish international medical standards and procedures for all astronauts and has plenty of stories to share.

101. John Coyle

He’s a top 15 world-ranked cyclist and has an Olympic medal in speed skating. John Coyle was head of customer experience for a Fortune 500 firm, sports analyst, and award-winning author. With expertise in design thinking, innovation, and resiliency, he is especially proud of his designs for “endless summers” and invites audiences to ask him about them.

102. Frits Van Paasschen

He’s the author of “The Disruptors’ Feast” and has more than three decades of experience in the inner workings of global businesses, including Coors Brewing, Nike, and Starwood Hotels and Resorts. Frits excels in helping companies disrupt, evolve, and thrive.

103. Mark Sanborn

When you book Mark Sanborn, you get a speaker specializing in business growth, customer service, leadership, and organizational performance. One of his popular speaking engagements teaches you how to “Shift Your Mindset, Personalize With Impact, and Empower Your Team.”

104. Bryan Seely

Cybersecurity and hacking are Bryan’s strengths. When he wiretapped the Secret Service and FBI, he told them before they knew. His skills led to the Secret Service proclaiming him a hero. He’s an expert speaker on security, consumer rights, and privacy.

105. Martin Luther King III

With parents like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, it’s not surprising that Martin Luther King III is continuing their legacy. He’s the founder and president of Realizing the Dream, Inc. and led nonviolence training programs around the world. He also has a lot to share about poverty and law enforcement advocacy.

106. Whitney Johnson

Whitney is the CEO of Disruption Advisors, a talent development firm that makes the most of today’s tech. She helps business leaders around the world master leadership skills that grow a company.

107. Justin Wren

After years of bullying, Justin Wren became a champion MMA fighter. However, he also wondered if he’d reached his peak. When injuries led to him becoming addicted to pain medications and depressed, he attempted suicide. He ended up in the rainforest with Pygmy people where he learned his purpose. He founded Fight for the Forgotten and became empowered to help others feel like they’re making a difference in business and life.

108. Mark Schulman

He’s toured the world with some of music’s biggest artists, including P!NK, Simple Minds, and Cher. Along the way, he’s learned the importance and techniques for being an important part of the “family” he’s touring with. His talks blend rock with valuable lessons on using anxiety and doubt to perform your best.

109. Jim Kwik

Memory improvement and optimization of brain performance are skills that make Jim the world’s best brain coach. He’s a trainer and high-performance coach to some of the world’s most prominent public figures, including Stan Lee, Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, and Oprah Winfrey.

110. Victoria Cramer

She’s a warrior. Victoria survived breast cancer three times, which led to “Living Life Loudly – How Will Your Face Your Speed Bump?” and “Do Epic Shit: The Power of Showing Up.” She knows that strong relationships are everything in the business world, which is why she’s one of the best speakers for an employee summit on team building.

111. Pat Wadors

She’s the CPO of UKG, an HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions company. Pat is a great speaker in areas like talent acquisition, talent development, workplace culture, communication, and listening.

112. Mike Robbins

With five books covering leadership, company culture, team performance, and personal growth, Mike is an expert in helping workers, teams, leaders, and entire organizations empower themselves to achieve success.

113. Travis Bradberry

Dr. Bradberry is an emotional intelligence expert and co-founder of TalentSmart, a provider of emotional intelligence tests and training. Through TalentSmart, he’s trained more than three-quarters of the world’s Fortune 500 companies to use emotional intelligence for success and growth.

114. Pablos Holman

Pablos holds 70 patents and is a renowned hacker. He uses his skills to solve problems and build, break, and improve technology. Among his many creations were a laser device that shoots mosquitoes to help end malaria and a 3D printer that prints food. He inspires audiences to be creative, problem-solve, and innovate.

115. Thomas Kolditz

He designed and directed the Leader Development Program at Yale School of Management. Thomas’s leadership skills came from 34 years in the military and 26 years in supervisory positions. Leader to Leader Institute calls him a “Thought Leader.”

116. Rohit Bhargava

Rohit is an innovation and marketing expert with 15 years of experience in branding and marketing. He’s shared his marketing insights with many companies, including American Express, Coca-Cola, LinkedIn, and Microsoft. He also teaches a course on storytelling and marketing at Georgetown University.

117. Kendall Toole

She’s done a bit of everything in the realm of performance and fitness. She’s an actress, boxer, dancer, gymnast, and Peloton fitness instructor who believes in whole-body wellness. Kendall helps people find a way to “stay in the fight” and find a workplace culture that supports their work goals and mental health at the same time.

118. Jay Ward

Jay is the Creative Director of Franchise at Pixar, specializing in “Cars” and Cars-related projects. His creative drive creates insightful talks on storytelling, marketing, and innovation.

119. Sterling Hawkins

Unlocking your potential is Sterling Hawkins's mission. He wants to help people, businesses, and communities break the status quo, no matter what circumstances are holding them back. His company the Sterling Hawkins Group is a research, training, and development company for organizational and human growth.

120. Dr. Rebecca Heiss

Imposter syndrome affects more people than you might realize. You might be one of them. You let subconscious fear keep you from believing you are good enough. Dr. Heiss is an expert in helping members of the audience overcome limitations and optimize performance and leadership skills.

121. Dr. Michelle Rozen

Dr. Rozen excels in connecting with and engaging the audience to work on change leadership, intergenerational workplaces, and staying motivated. She’s the author of “The 6% Club,” a look at why only 6% of people stick to their life and work goals. To work on that, she helps people understand how to stay competitive, overcome obstacles, and become stronger leaders, teammates, and people.

122. Steve Young

Steve Young played with the 49ers for 13 years, winning the Super Bowl three times. He’s an expert in working as part of a cohesive team through his years in sports. After his football career, he co-founded Huntsman Gay Global Capital, a private equity buyout fund focused on middle-market buyouts and growth equity investments. He can help your employees understand how to measure their success and master accountability.

123. Julian Treasure

His TED Talks have gained more than 150 million views, and the most wasted is “How to Speak so That People Want to Listen.” Julian is an expert in listening to others and speaking in ways that others will pay attention to.

124. Ian Siegel

He’s the founder of ZipRecruiter, an online recruiting platform that’s been around for more than a decade. It turned hiring on its head with simple interviewing processes, single submissions, and no paperwork. Before AI was even being talked about, he was tapping into advancing technology to streamline employee procurement and onboarding.

125. Darren Woodson

Darren Woodson is a 3x Super Bowl champion known as one of the greatest Dallas Cowboys players. He spent 12 years with the team and became an ESPN NFL analyst after retirement, and he retired from that role to create Cresa, a global commercial real estate advisory firm that has more than 380 offices globally.

126. Jenn Lim

She’s the author of “Beyond Happiness” and built her company Delivering Happiness with the late CEO of Jenn helps businesses create happier company cultures to develop profitable sustainable business approaches.

127. Ram Charan

He’s worked with Bank of America, Humana, Key Bank, Novartis, Toyota, and many others. Ram specializes in uncovering core business problems and creating solutions that are practical and relevant. The way he teaches has landed him the Bell Ringer Award and “Best Teacher Award” at Northwestern.

128. Tim Grover

Tim is the CEO of ATTACK Athletes, Inc. Tapping into his insights, he’s become a leading performance coach, specializing in elite-level training. He’s worked with Michael Jordan, Dwayne Wade, Kobe Bryant, and many others.

129. Dan Cnossen

He grew up in Kansas farmlands, but Dan dreamed of more. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy right after high school and trained hard to become a SEAL After completing the training, he went on several deployments over six years and worked his way to officer-in-charge of 18 SEALs. It was on a mission in Afghanistan that he stepped on an IED and lost both legs. That didn’t stop him. He underwent dozens of surgeries to learn how to ski and became a U.S. Paralympic team member where he won a gold, four silver, and one bronze.

130. Tan Le

Of all of the speakers we have who are perfect for an employee summit, Tan Le stands out. She’s the founder and CEO of EMOTIV, a company specializing in EEG – Brain-Computer Interface technology that helps humans connect with computers through brain signals. The technology made it possible for a quadriplegic to drive a race car.

131. Lavinia Errico

Lavinia is a workplace and wellness expert and specializes in making sure you don’t lose your humanity while climbing the ladder. She can help employees and business leaders understand how to make savvy choices in work without letting the fear of failure and imposter syndrome impact their choices. She’s an expert in values-driven entrepreneurship.

132. Tsedal Neeley

She’s an expert in organizational change and virtual work. With many employees working efficiently from home, companies don’t have to fear or impose having workers in an office. She can help leaders learn how to plan and manage global expansion, digital transformation, and inclusive workplaces.

133. Rick Stevenson

StoryQ is Rick Stevenson’s specialized method for raising emotional intelligence. He’s used it when interviewing children and teens around the world. He’s a leader in topics like self-empowerment, the “Emotional Immune System,” increasing productivity, and transforming yourself without impacting your work-life balance.

134. Chester Elton

Chester Elton is the co-founder of FindMojo and author of books like “The Carrot Principle.” He’s an excellent speaker on topics like building a high-performance team and workplace culture.

135. Simon Mainwaring

He’s the founder and CEO of We First. We First specializes in growth acceleration and its impact on purpose. Thinkers360 calls Simon one of the “Top 50 Thought Leaders and Influences for Climate Change.” He can talk to employee summits about purpose, a strong company culture, storytelling, and future-proofing.

136. Jeb Blount

Jeb Blount has written over a dozen books on topics like sales, virtual selling, and virtual training. He’s the founder of Sales Gravy and a leader in emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills. He takes a closer look at what high-performance workers think and do every day. He’s an expert in “The Relentless Pursuit of Yes.”

137. Steve Brown

Steve is an expert in digital transformation, the future of work, and AI. He can break down autonomous AI assistants and generative AI in a way that business leaders understand and can figure out how to use it to their advantage while growing, increasing productivity, and driving innovation.

138. Victoria Arlen

When Victoria was 11, she was diagnosed with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and transverse myelitis. She ended up in a vegetative state, locked within herself, and unable to communicate. She came back from this and after a decade of being paralyzed below the waist, she learned to walk again. She’s a Paralympic swimmer with a gold and three silver, and set a world record. You may have seen her on “Dancing With the Stars.” She’s an expert in perseverance, determination, and overcoming the odds.

139. Ron Insana

Ron accidentally became an expert in financial reporting. He had a degree in film production and landed a job as a freelance producer for Financial News Network. One day, two anchors were sick at the same time, and he ended up filling in as an anchor for an eight-hour shift. His career in financial broadcasting took off. He’s an expert in finances and the economy and helps businesses gain insights into an ever-changing market.

140. Jonas Kjellberg

Jonas is an expert in digital transformation. He helped create Skype and founded Campuz Mobile and Optimal Telecome. He’s a knowledgeable speaker on balancing product, sales, and profitability to ensure business success.

141. Tucker Bryant

He was a lead product marketing manager at Google, but Tucker left Google and developed his framework for leadership with The Poet’s Keys™. Using his strategies, he helps people understand how to remain innovative, creative, and competitive without losing sight of teamwork and collaboration.

142. Jason O. Harris

Lieutenant Colonel Harris has flown hundreds of combat flights around the globe in close to a dozen deployments. He’s an established speaker on topics including corporate culture, leadership, team building, accountability, and psychological safety. He’s shared his insights with companies like Caterpillar, Ford, and Lockheed Martin.

143. Liza Pavlakos

Liza is an amazing woman who’s experienced so much. She endured childhood abuse and faced homelessness as a teen. She survived a kidnapping and became a single mom in an abusive relationship. All of this could have broken her, but she used it to rise and thrive. She’s established the Mind Hub Directory to make mental health accessible to everyone. Motivation, resiliency, and strategic thinking are all points she can talk about.

144. Paul Bramson

Underlying needs are the key to productivity and motivation. If you cannot make sure your employees’ needs are met, they’re not going to want to put in the best effort. Paul helps business leaders and managers learn how to assess what their employees need and how to use that information to develop strong business relationships.

145. Lisa Bodell

Unleashing creativity and becoming energized to compete and become innovative are keys to meaningful and impactful careers. Lisa Bodell is the author of “Why Simple Wins: Escape the Complexity Trap and Get to Work That Matters.” She is an expert speaker on developing simplified habits that help you adapt and become resilient.

146. Valorie Burton

Valorie is the CEO of the Coaching and Positive Psychology Institute. She strives to help people understand what happens when things are going right, which is known as applied positive psychology. She’s an expert in personal development, resilience, and confidence.

147. Dr. Marcus Collins

He’s created some of the world’s biggest ad campaigns over the past decade. He’s an expert in brand strategy and contagious marketing campaigns for people and companies like Beyonce, Google, and McDonald’s. Dr. Collins is a great speaker to have for talks on harnessing the power of culture, skills he shares in “For the Culture: The Power Beyond What We Buy, What We Do, and Who We Want to Be.”

148. Daniel Levine

CNN calls him “The Ultimate Guru of Cool.” Daniel is a trends expert and director of Avant-Guide Institute. He helps companies figure out how to use trends for profitable growth. Among the many companies he’s helped are big names like American Express, Christian Dior, General Motors, and Pfizer.

149. JJ Birden

JJ Birden went to college with a track and field scholarship, but he earned a walk-on spot with the football team a year later. He was invited to the NFL combine and became a draft pick, but injuries plagued him and in five days four NFL teams rejected him. He did what he shares with his audiences – he “found a way to win.” He’s an expert in seizing opportunities, overcoming obstacles, and continual self-improvement.

150. Mark Kelly

If your summit needs to touch upon AI, Mark Kelly is an AI expert. He’s the co-founder of a global AI staffing firm and founder of Artificial Ireland and the AI Awards. Mark is an expert in AT technology and how it impacts global economies and societies.

151. Tom Turcich

Tom has done something that few have ever achieved. He walked around the world, covering 28,000 miles with his dog by his side. He did this after losing a close friend and making the choice to explore the world one step at a time. Tom’s the speaker to arrange for honest conversations on determination, resilience, overcoming adversity, and personal leadership.

152. Natalie Nixon

She’s known as “The Creativity Whisperer for the C-Suite.” Natalie is the author of “The Creativity Leap” and a teacher of LinkedIn’s “Lead With Inquiry, Improvisation, & Intuition.” Using her background in cultural anthropology, Natalie can show how to balance profits and people.

153. Lisa Bloom

In a way, Lisa Bloom’s work helped launch the #MeToo movement. So many people felt silenced by the sexual harassment, domestic violence, and even sexual abuse they’d faced, and this movement helped empower them to speak up. She’s the founder of one of the nation’s largest civil rights firms and she’s an expert in discrimination and racism both in and outside of the workplace.

154. Vineet Nayar

He’s the author of “Employees First, Customers Second: Turning Conventional Management Upside Down.” As the CEO of Sampark Foundation, Vineet specializes in social change. He played an integral part in changing the lives of more than 10 million schoolchildren in several Indian communities.

155. Jim Massey

Sustainability and ethics are Jim’s strengths. He’s a global thought leader who has created and helped grow sustainable innovations. This includes the corporate environmental program Ambition Zero Carbon. Sustainability is just one of his speaking topics. He’s also an advocate for diversity and inclusion.

156. Henry Coutinho-Mason

“What will people want next?” That’s the question that Henry thinks everyone should ask and answer. He’s the author of “Trend-Driven Innovation” and an expert on consumer trends. He also encourages his audience to look past the hype and focus on what’s not changing.

157. Natalie Stavas

While finishing her fifth Boston Marathon, Dr. Stavas heard the explosions and ran towards them. She jumped in applying tourniquets and triaging the injured, saving four lives after the bombing. For her actions, she was awarded the “2013 Bostonian of the Year.” She champions childhood violence prevention and is a Sole Train mentor, which guides inner-city youth on a path to success through running. She’s an expert speaker on responding to chaos.

158. Mike Massimino

Mike teaches mechanical engineering at Columbia University and is a senior advisor for the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum’s space programs. He’s also a former NASA astronaut. You may have seen him on “The Big Bang Theory” or the Science Channel’s “The Planets and Beyond.” He’s an expert speaker on crisis management, courage, innovation, risk management, and personal growth.

159. Subir Chowdhury

Thinkers 50 calls him one of the “50 Most Influential Management Thinkers in the World.” Subir is a believer in the Quality Movement, a system of his lessons and ideas that get people thinking and passionate about their lives and work. Through the Subir Chowdhury School of Quality and Reliability, students learn the 3 P’s – Process, Planet, and People.

160. Mark Coopersmith

Mark created the “7 Stage Failure Value Cycle,” a framework that helps leaders and teams learn from their failures and grow stronger. He’s a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and Fortune 500 executive who has plenty of experience starting new businesses, building them up, and turning them into thriving companies.

161. Deanna Marsigliese

As a character art director for Pixar, Deanna worked on Bao, The Good Dinosaur, Incredibles 2, Inside Out, And Toy Story 4. She built her career in freelance first and has a lot to say about growing your business.

162. Don Yaeger

In his long career with “Sports Illustrated, Don Yaeger is a top speaker in the minds of winners. He interviewed John Wooden, Walter Payton, Tug McGraw, and Warrick Dunn to learn how they achieved all that they did. His talk on “What Makes Great Ones Great” is one of his most popular topics.

163. Ross Bernstein

Ross is an award-winning peak performance business speaker, and he’s given keynotes on all seven continents. One of his popular topics is the “Good to Great” concept, which covers how to build a culture of excellence, strengthen relationships, and provide outstanding customer service.

164. Vijay Govindarajan

Vijay’s expertise is in innovation and strategy. He was the first Professor in Residence and Chief Innovation Consultant at General Electric. Thinkers 50 calls him a “Top 3 Management Thinker” and puts him in its “Management Thinkers Hall of Fame.”

165. Jeff DeGraff

He’s called the Dean of Innovation, and that’s his goal. He’s on a mission to help everyone understand how to become innovative and learn how to be innovative thinkers and embrace the future.

166. Jeffrey Ma

Jeff is part of the MIT Blackjack Team that became notorious for counting cards. His skill with math, creativity, and teamwork helped him win millions in Vegas. This is the story that inspired the movie “21.” Using his skills in data analytics, he helped lead the Moneyball movement that helps teams make better decisions. He’s an expert analyst and knows how to use data to succeed.

167. Stephen Frost

Stephen is the founder of Frost Included, a firm that helps clients use inclusive leadership in decision-making. He’s implemented his programs in the London Olympic and Paralympic Games. He also helped launch the U.K.’s first LGBT recruitment guide.

168. Daniel Burrus

Daniel is an in-demand speaker on topics like disruptive innovation and global trends. He’s been called “One of the Top Three Business Gurus in the Highest Demand as a Speaker” by The New York Times. Arrange to have him share his Anticipatory Organization® Business Model at your employee summit.

169. Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo

Workshops, roundtables, and large-scale keynotes are all possible with Dr. E. She’s a celebrity psychologist with expertise in sustainable change. Ask her about cultivating winning mindsets, improving leadership skills, and becoming happy at work to gain proven results.

170. Ben Newman calls him one of the “Top 10 Motivators in Sports.” Ben Rizzo believes that to succeed in life and work, you have to change the way you think. Changing your habits isn’t enough.

171. Steve Rizzo

He was voted “Least Likely to Succeed” in high school. His guidance counselor told him he’d never be smart enough for college. Steve showed them all by graduating with honors and becoming an English teacher at his former high school. In his success talks, he brings up an important point. You can’t succeed if you’re not enjoying yourself along the way.

172. Blake Leeper

Blake Leeper was born with legs and started running at the age of 20. That race drew interest from the Director of High Performance for U.S. Olympic Track and Field. That person talked Blake’s parents into letting him train at the Olympic Training Center. In another first, he became the first adaptive American track and field athlete to qualify for the Olympics. He inspires his audience with one phrase, “Why not me?”

173. Matt Iseman

“Life is Short.” In response to that, Matt Iseman believes you should do whatever you need to do to be happy. He received those words of advice from his dad. Despite his battles with rheumatoid arthritis, hasn’t let it slow him down. He won Celebrity Apprentice, and his battle with renal cell carcinoma led to his role as a spokesperson for the American Cancer Society. No matter what challenge he faces, he does what makes him happy.

174. Ryan Howard

He’s a venture capitalist, philanthropist, and author. Ryan Howard was Rookie of the Year, NL MVP, and World Series Champion. Ryan now spends his time providing venture capital to startups in sports, health, and retail. He has an eye for spotting and nurturing talent.

175. Steven Bartlett

He’s the CEO of The Social Chain, a company he started from his bedroom. He took it public five years later with a market value of 200 million GBP. While others were following traditional marketing paths, he knew the future was social media marketing. He shares his insights to help others grow their businesses successfully by embracing newer marketing methods.

176. Chris Long

Chris Long launched from a successful college football career to eight seasons with the Rams and a Super Bowl win with the Patriots. He moved to the Eagles for back-to-back titles. In 2017, he founded The Chris Long Foundation and donated his entire salary to charity, landing him the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year in 2019.

177. Zack Kass

Zack is an AI expert, which makes him a very popular topic as eyes shift towards the use of AI online. His goal is to break down AI in a way that is easily understood and accessible to all. With your employees excited about the possibilities that AI brings, productivity and quality increase.

178. Scott Klososky

Scott is the founding partner of Future Point of View. He’s an expert in innovation and technology and helps companies and their workers navigate and thrive through digital transformation and humanity. His HUMALOGY Scale and Rivers of Information processes help set up a framework for successful organizational strategies.

179. Tali Sharot

Professor Sharot is an expert in decision-making, influence, motivation, and emotional well-being. Using insights she shares in her book “The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others” she can help audiences better understand human behavior and how it can shape a successful business.

180. Jon Kedrowski

Everyone experiences hurdles at some point in their life. Jon helps people better understand how to stay productive and positive when dealing with hardship. He talks to audiences about developing a positive mindset and using key strategies to overcome hurdles. He helps employees and leaders be ready for whatever comes next.

181. Smiley Poswolsky

Adam “Smiley” Poswolsky is an expert in the millennial workplace. Have him speak on topics like employee engagement, intergenerational collaboration, retention, and empowering millennials in the workspace.

182. Devon Still

He’s a former NFL Player and Penn State All-American, but he’s best known for helping his daughter “Beat Up Cancer.” He works with the Still Strong Foundation and other socially conscious organizations to raise funds for children battling cancer. His message of determination, staying energized, and teamwork are all important at an employee summit.

183. Janet Stovall

Her superpower is helping businesses take down systemic inequity within the workplace. Janet helps leaders and employees understand the value of diversity and become inclusive of all. She’s the author of “The Conscious Communicator: The Fine Art of Not Saying Stupid Sh*t.”

184. Todd Buchholz

He’s a former White House advisor and renowned economist with experience in global markets. Todd knows everything there is to know about financial markets and shares his insights in fun, memorable ways.

185. Mark Murphy

He’s been on The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek sharing insights on leadership science. Mark is a Forbes senior contributor and bestselling author of “Managing Narcissists, Blamers, Dramatics and More,” as well as several other books. He’s one of the nation’s top 30 leadership experts.

186. Afdhel Aziz

Afdhel Aziz is a Purpose consultant. He’s the founder of Conspiracy of Love, a company that specializes in finding a deeper purpose outside of your job.

187. Bob Sutton

Leadership, change organization, innovation, and workplace dynamics are Robert Sutton’s areas of expertise. He’s a bestselling author and professor at Stanford who co-founded the Stanford Technology Ventures Program.

188. Nate Burleson

He’s a former NFL player and hosts Good Morning Football and The NFL Today. His expertise extends beyond sports as he is the CEO of LionBlood Clothing. Building strong teams is one of his many skills.

189. Matthew Luhn

Have you ever seen a Pixar film? You’ve already experienced some of Matthew’s work. He has more than 20 years of experience with character and story creation. Using his story and character design work, he’s able to help companies communicate effectively and build strong brands.

190. Joel Manby

He has more than 25 years of experience serving as the CEO of many companies, including Saab and SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment. Using his “Seven Timeless Principles for Effective Leaders,” Joel now helps others transform their business’s culture and performance.

191. Kate Fagan

She’s a former beat writer who worked her way up the ladder to become a top sports reporter and commentator. To get on this path, she had amazing hurdles to overcome, including coming out while on a basketball team in a Christian college. Kate is an expert in handling societal pressures and negativity.

192. Seth Mattison

Seth Mattison is a top speaker on change and innovation, leadership skills, talent management, and the future of work. He’s helped business leaders from The Dallas Cowboys, IBM, Mastercard, and PepsiCo, among many others.

193. Andrew Davis

Before building his successful digital marketing agency, Andrew Davis worked for NBC’s Today Show, Charles Kuralt, and “The Muppets in New York.” People call him a “Jaw-Dropping Marketing Speaker” and an expert in teaching about business growth, transformation, and creating a legacy.

194. Adam Cheyer

He’s the VP of Engineering and co-founder of Viv Labs, a start-up designed to provide intelligent interfaces. One of his creations was Siri, the same Siri that is on every Apple device. Adam is one of our top speakers for technology topics.

195. Dr. Kevin Cosby

He’s the senior pastor of St. Stephen Baptist Church and the largest private Black employer in Kentucky. Dr. Cosby is best known as the 13th President of Simmons College, as he refused his salary for 10 years to help the college succeed.

196. Maddy Dychtwald

She’s one of the world’s top 50 female futurists. Molly has 40 years of experience in longevity, aging, and health and wellness. She’s a great speaker for talks on longevity and work-life balance.

197. Nick Tasler

Nick is an organizational psychologist and renowned thought leader. You can’t stop change, but you can learn how to react and roll with change in beneficial ways.

198. Jonathan Reckford

As a leader for Habitat for Humanity, Jonathan Reckford won the 2020 Golden Halo Award from Engage for Good. He’s a top speaker on activism and leadership.

199. Adrian Gostick

Managing change, building high-performance teams, and driving innovation are all Adrian Gostick’s strengths. He’s an expert in employee engagement and corporate culture and founded to help others understand how to embrace those skills while building a company.

200. Jeff Henderson

“Know What You’re FOR” is his best-selling book, and it’s an important part of his message to employees and business owners. Jeff Henderson has launched several organizations including North Point Online and the FOR Company, which helps establish winning strategies for life and work.

201. Celeste Headlee

Celeste is a specialist in meaningful communications. Her TEDx Talk “10 Ways to Have a Better Conversation” has reached more than 26 million people. In addition to opening up the channel of communication, she’s an expert in getting people to have meaningful talks about diversity, equity, and inclusion.

202. Patrick Schwarzenegger

Most people know his dad and journalist mom, but they might not be as familiar with him. Patrick Schwarzenegger is the co-founder of #Project360, an actor with a long list of movies to his credit, and a pizza restaurant. Every goal he’s set, he’s accomplished, and he can help you understand how to set and reach your own goals.

203. Rodney Williams

Rodney Williams is the co-founder of the only Black-led Certified B Corp FinTech company in the U.S. Among his popular speaking topics, you’ll find brand management, FinTech, raising capital, and financial inclusion.

204. Tiffany Michelle

She’s a record-breaking professional poker player and won a WSOP gold ring. Tiffany has been a competitor on “The Amazing Race,” too. Her talks cover many intriguing topics that touch on navigating times of uncertainty, problem-solving, and emotional intelligence.

205. Bridge The Gap: The 4 Cs To Mastering Collaboration

Jennifer Edwards and Katie McCleary form the team behind “Bridge the Gap: Breakthrough Communication Tools to Transform Work Relationships From Challenging to Collaborative. During an employee summit, they can show you what the 4 C’s to Mastering Collaboration are and how to make them work for you.

206. Scott Amyx

As a speaker at an employee summit, Scott Amyx is skilled in discussing cutting-edge technologies and innovation. He’s also the creator of Human Currency, a cryptocurrency based on human empathy.

207. Gregory Robinson

Gregory Robinson is the former director of the James Webb Space Telescope. In his time there, he helped raise the program’s efficiency rating by 40%. Ask him about his talks on developing strong leadership skills and innovation.

208. Mike Sarraille

Mike Sarraille the author of “The Talent War: How Special Operations and Great Organizations Win on Talent.” Among his specialties are management consulting, leadership development, workplace culture, and talent acquisition and management.

209. Joe Mull

Joe Mull is the author of “No More Team Drama,” “Employalty: How to Ignite Commitment and Keep Top Talent in the New Age of Work,” and “Cure for the Common Leader.” Through his BossBetter Leadership Academy, he helps people understand how to improve their management skills.

210. Nick Webb

Nick Webb is one of our top speakers on healthcare, customer experience, and innovation. He’s the CEO of LeaderLogic, which provides consulting services and training to ensure a company is “future-ready.”

211. Dr. John Izzo

Dr. Izzo has helped more than 500 organizations understand how to develop and maintain great talent. He’s an expert in leadership development, social responsibility, and sustainability on a corporate level.

212. Janine Driver

Body Language Institute is Janine Driver’s company, and she’s trained thousands of law enforcement officers to learn body language interpretation skills through it. She brings those insights into the corporate world helping people understand body language to help build a clientele and increase sales.

213. Emil Michael

Over the years, he’s built Klout, Tellme Networks, and Uber. Two of his companies sold to big names like Lithium Technologies and Microsoft. Using his knowledge, Emil Michael is a leadership coach and mentor for young executives and CEOs.

214. Dr. Sheryl Ziegler

She’s a popular speaker on very relevant matters facing today’s employees. Dr. Ziegler is an expert in mental health, burnout, stress prevention, and stress management. One of her newer topics is “The Great Resignation,” which became prevalent after the pandemic and the burnout people faced.

215. Dr. David Fajgenbaum

Dr. Fajgenbaum is a physician-scientist who reached this point in life when he was diagnosed with a disease that tried to kill him. He holds a lot of awards and honors, including the 2016 Atlas Award and Global Genes RARE Champion of Hope: Science.

216. Dr. Kien Vuu

Dr. Vuu is the author of “Thrive State: Your Blueprint for Optimal Health, Longevity, and Peak Performance.” He’s a champion in health and human optimization and using health and wellness to have a purpose and feel fulfilled.

217. Adam Braun

He’s the CEO of Climate Club, a sustainability platform used by many companies. Adam Braun also established Pencils for Promise, an organization he started with only $25. He’s an expert in gaining everything you need by having a true purpose in life.

218. Julie Chen

Julie Chen is well-known as a TV personality, producer, and news anchor for CBS. Using her communication skills, she’s the current and longest-running host of “Big Brother.”

219. Vishen Lakhiani

As the founder of Mindvalley, Vishen Lakhiani is one of the world’s experts in personal growth, health, and wellness. In this book “The Code of the Extraordinary Mind,” he shows people how to reject what he calls the “Bullshit Rules” that restrict you from achieving your dreams.

220. Caroline Johnson

“JET GIRL: My Life in War, Peace, and the Cockpit of the Navy’s Most Lethal Aircraft, the F/A-18 Super Hornet” tells a lot about Caroline’s military career. She’s an expert in soft skill development, team building, and social capital.

221. Jessica Stokes

She’s a former U.S. Air Force member who moved to a sales career where she became a “Million Dollar Club” member in little time. Jessica spent 10 years specializing in training and management coaching.

222. Kaihan Krippendorff

He’s an Edison Award nominee for his book “Driving Innovation From Within: A Guide for Internal Entrepreneurs. Kaihan Krippendorff owns an innovation and growth strategy firm where he’s helped Citibank, L’Oreal, and Microsoft.

223. Aric Dromi

Aric Dromi has spent years helping business leaders and executives understand the challenges they face and the best way to overcome them. He’s also a strong speaker on the future of technology and how it’s important not to rely so much on technology that we’re so dependent on it and can’t think for ourselves.

224. Sydney Finkelstein

As the Steven Roth Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Sydney Finkelstein brings a wealth of insights into leadership, talent development, and management skills. He’s the author of “Why Executives Fail” and “Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent.”

225. Tyler Shultz

Right out of college, Tyler Shultz thought he’d landed a dream job with “The Apple of Healthcare.” But, he quickly learned that George Theranos was building a house of lies, and he started to delve into legal and regulatory concerns as he exposed the fraudulent activities.

226. Aaron McDaniel

“Global Class” is a guide to building a global company. Aaron McDaniel taps into the more than 300 interviews he participated in around the world to find executives for fast-growing companies.

227. Vivienne Ming

Dr. Ming has started six start-ups and launched Socos Labs, a so-called “mad science incubator.” She’s a strong speaker on health and wellness topics and where they cross paths with technology.

228. Shea Serrano

Social media is one of Serrano’s popular speaking topics. He’s a best-selling author of “The Rap Year Book” and “Movies (and Other Things.” Shea’s skills in social media management and marketing are hard to beat.

229. Scott K. Edinger

Scott Edinger is one of the top consultants for business growth. Three of his strengths are getting people motivated by building an emotional connection, holding effective meetings, and strategy execution.

230. Sarah Greer

Sarah Greer has two decades of sales and sales leadership experience. She’s helped with account and sales management, sales, and business development during those years. And, she brings her expertise in finding and mentoring talent to help them surpass their goals.

231. Shep Hyken

Building strong relationships with customers is important, but building even stronger relationships with your employees is everything. Those are lessons Shep Hyken shares with his audience. He helps people better understand how to fix things that don’t work and improve on those that do.

232. Greg Louganis

Greg Louganis is an amazing diver, winning gold medals on the 3-meter springboard and 10-meter platform in consecutive Olympics. He’s a man that the world watched in shock as a dive went wrong and he gashed his head, requiring stitches as soon as he came out of the water, yet he’d go on to complete his other competitions that day. His diving career may be over, but his passion for helping others strive for excellence is unwavering.

233. Dr. Harvey Castro

His teen mom worked hard to raise her son on her own, and her hard work ethic inspired Dr. Castro to achieve more and break the cycle of paycheck-to-paycheck living. He’s worked in medicine and healthcare management, leading into the world of medicine and AI combined, all insights he talks about in healthcare and technology summits.

234. Lolita Taub

Lolita co-founded the “Startup Investor Matching Tool” and has made more than $70 million in sales in her 90+ investments as an angel investor. She’s a firm believer that successful people will have a wealth of experience in their portfolio, helping them to develop and maintain the success they desire.

235. Taryn Marie Stejskal

Through her business Resilience Leadership Institute, Dr. Stejskal is an expert in mental resilience and wellbeing. She’s a busy speaker when it comes to helping executives and individuals find a way to understand and improve their mental health to become resilient and achieve everything they want.

236. Captain Sandy Yawn

More than three decades of experience in the yachting industry has shaped Captain Yawn into a tough, detail-oriented worker. She holds the “Distinguished Crew Award” after ensuring her vessel, guests, and crew were safe when a fire broke out near Yemen. She has amazing stories to tell of pirates, a life-threatening motorcycle accident, and a successful battle against cancer.

237. Pandit Dasa

Pandit Dasa is a former monk and uses that training to help companies establish healthier, effective workplace cultures. With the right workplace framework, employee turnover rates decline and production increases.

238. Omekongo Dibinga. Ph.D.

He holds an M.A. in Law and Diplomacy. Dr. Dibinga shared his knowledge in two books: “G.R.O.W. Towards Your Greatness! 10 Steps to Your Best Life” and “The UPstander’s Guide to an Outstanding Life.” Insights into leadership and diversity empowerment are important topics he’s happy to talk about.

239. Dan Gingiss

Exceptional customer experiences are Dan Gingiss’s specialty. He’s spent more than 20 years in customer service and wrote a book about winning customer service skills.

240. Darryll Stinson

Darryll Stinson believes vulnerability is an important step to reaching greatness. His talks on “You’re Enough! A Self-C.A.R.E. Strategy to Transform Into Success” is one of his most popular employee summit talks.

241. Julian Placino

Julian Placino’s specialties involve leadership development, handling adversity and change, and personal branding. He’s been in this field for more than 15 years, and seven of them were with a mobile development firm.

242. Reema Zaman

As both a woman and an immigrant, Reema Zaman’s path to success has been frustrating, but she’s powered through. She shares her experiences and insights on her TV show, “Snap, I Am Yours” and in speaking engagements like her TEDx Talk, “The Power of Your No and the Authority of Your Yes.”

243. Danelle Umstead

Danelle Umstead is a 3x Paralympic medalist known for being one of the best visually impaired skiers of all time. She lost her vision at the age of 13 and learned how to ski at 29.Danelle's talks on “Yes, I Can!” are among the best, and she has many stories to tell.

244. Dion Flynn

Some speakers talk to the audience, and Dion Flynn sets up a “Talk Show” style presentation that involves the audience in insightful, entertaining ways. He’s the co-creator of “The Improvisor’s Mindset” and uses his skills in improv and theater to teach valuable skills for leadership and human connections.

245. Cam Marston

When you blend personal experience in the business world with data to back up his lessons, you gain a lot of new knowledge. Cam Marston specializes in using research with personal anecdotes for lively, memorable presentations and talks. He’s especially skilled in generational differences, something he studies and teaches through his company Generational Insights.

246. Elizabeth Camarillo Gutierrez

At 15, Elizabeth’s parents were forced to return to their homeland, separating her from her family. She remained in the U.S. for the education she could get here. Today, she’s a Corporate and Investment Banking Analyst for Wells Fargo and was chosen to be in Wells Fargo’s Ignite partnership with TED Institute where she offers insights into being an immigrant.

247. Dean Stott

Consider booking someone who has helped rescue diplomats and military personnel and evacuated refugees from war-torn countries. Dean Stott has dealt with pirates and military coups, and he served as a consultant on “Captain Phillips.” He’s called “a real-life James Bond'' and is an excellent choice for an employee summit.

248. Jason Redman

For more than a decade, Jason Redman was a Navy SEAL and SEAL Officer. He’s a top choice for overcoming adversity and building strong leadership skills to create a strong team. His firm SOF Spoken specializes in talks on overcoming adversity, leadership, and teamwork.

249. Ben Hines

Ben Hines uses music to establish effective teams that collaborate well and produce the desired outcomes. He shares those lessons in leadership programs and as a keynote speaker at employee summits and conferences.

250. Nina Schick

Nina Schick was the first person to write a book on AI-generated content. She strives to help businesses and employees understand that AI is valuable and how to use it to grow a business and enhance productivity. She’s also the founder of Truepic, a platform that helps determine when photos and videos are authentic and not generated to look real.

Ours is a very long list of talented speakers for productive, informative employee summits. This makes it easy to find the exact fit your organization or group needs, and we make it easy to get pricing and book the best employee summit speaker.