Jan McInnis is a keynote speaker, comedian, comedy writer, and author. She has written for Jay Leno’s Tonight Show monologue as well as many other people, places and groups – radio, TV, syndicated cartoon strips, guests on the Jerry Springer show (her parents are proud). For 25+ years she’s traveled country as a keynote speaker and comedian sharing her unique and practical tips on how to use humor in business (yes it’s a business skill!). Her keynote "Finding the Funny in Change" is a HUGE hit! She's been featured in the Huffington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post for her clean humor, and she's the author of 2 books: Finding the Funny Fast – How to Create Quick Humor to Connect with Clients, Coworkers and Crowds," and "Convention Comedian: Stories and Wisdom From Two Decades of Chicken Dinners and Comedy Clubs."

  • What is your favorite quote? "Fear of failure scares more people away from trying something than the actual failure itself." Jan McInnis
  • Are there any moments that stand out as having a significant impact on your career? MANY moments . . . you'll hear about 'em in my keynotes!
  • Outside of your profession do you have any hobbies/interests? Bike riding, motorcycle riding, hiking, swimming, and pickleball!
  • Is there anything else we should know about you? My keynotes are chock full of lots of energy and lots of laughs. People pick up unique tips that they can use immediately! And I'm easy to work with - I've been doing this 25+ years.
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