2017 is right around the corner! We know you have some great corporate conferences, business summits and other special events planned for next year and we want to help YOU hire the PERFECT corporate motivational speakers to headline your upcoming events! Below are the top 10 trending corporate motivational speakers for hire heading into 2017:
Reed Hastings: Netflix Co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings is the mastermind behind the world’s most recognized video streaming service with over 86 billion subscribers today. This year, he delivered one of the featured keynote speeches at CES 2016 and has already been named a headliner for the Mobile World Congress tech summit in February. Given Netflix’s overwhelming popularity in pop culture, Reed is sure to capture the attention of your audience with his behind the scenes stories and tips to successful brand building in the digital age.
Liz Wiseman: Does your executive team or organization need a crash course in leadership? Renowned leadership expert Liz Wiseman should be at the top of your speaker list! In addition to her work as a corporate keynote speaker, Liz is the founder and CEO of her own company offering leadership training, workshops and business management services. Her work has extended to industry-leading companies such as Microsoft, Disney, eBay, PayPal, Facebook and Google. In recent weeks, Liz was announced as the keynote speaker for the 2017 Innovator Summit at RootsTech next February.
James Corden: Even if you haven’t seen a single episode of Carpool Karaoke, it’s hard to deny James Corden has become one of the most beloved comedians on late night television. He is currently appearing in ads for Apple Music and his celebrity clout only appears to be growing as we enter 2017. James is an influential member of the entertainment industry whose humor and candor make him a great choice for organizations looking for a lively event host for hire or corporate motivational speakers with Hollywood appeal.
Robin Roberts: Speaking of popular TV personalities, Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts stands out as a role model and empowering female presence in news and media. She has experienced success as a sportscaster and mainstream news media personality in addition to overcoming life-threatening health challenges in her personal life. Her strong-willed, compassionate and encouraging disposition helps audiences feel truly connected as she describes what it takes to overcome obstacles and find your own pathway to success in your professional career.
Marcus Luttrell: Marcus and 3 other Navy SEALs were on a mission to kill a Taliban leader in Afghanistan in 2005 when their decision to show mercy to innocent villagers ultimately compromised their safety. His inspirational story and that of his fallen comrades was immortalized in the film Lone Survivor starring Mark Wahlberg in 2013. Marcus has since become an incredibly moving keynote speaker sharing his story of courage, compassion, and character at corporate events and speaker series. He is one of the most humble corporate motivational speakers you will ever meet whose universal life lessons hit home with audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
Amy Cuddy: In recent weeks, social psychologist and Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy has risen to the top as one of the most requested corporate motivational speakers for events in 2017. Her memorable TEDxTalk covering how body language shapes us as individuals has opened up a variety of opportunities for her to share her insights at university speaker series and at corporate conferences and business forums. Amy’s keynote centers around her research and findings on human behavioral patterns and how we can project and become the best version of ourselves.
Willie Robertson: Quack, quack, quack! The CEO of Duck Commander and reality TV star Willie Robertson has been chosen as one of the featured corporate motivational speakers appearing at the Farmer2Farmer Conference hosted by the Farmers Business Network in a few weeks. Willie has mass appeal as a keynote speaker who has found success in building his own business and built a huge fan base through his family’s hit A&E TV series Duck Dynasty. Willie’s simple yet dedicated approach to business and customer service is a great lesson in building customer loyalty and retaining customers.
Steve Case: Another big name on the speaker circuit, AOL co-founder Steve Case, will be joining Willie at the Farmer2Farmer Conference speaking on topics including entrepreneurial thinking and developing a keen business mindset. Steve is heralded as a pioneer in internet technology and a forefather of modern social media channels as AOL centered around chat rooms, instant messaging and online interaction. He is a regular at annual tech conferences and business leadership summits discussing the future of online innovation and sharing his expert advice with the new generation of entrepreneurs and executives.
Noah Galloway: U.S. Army Veteran Noah Galloway used to view his disability as an excuse to give up. Today he uses his it as a conversation starter to motivate others as a keynote speaker for corporate events and college campus speaking engagements. Noah was severely injured by an IED in 2005 during his second tour in Afghanistan and faced a grueling mental, physical and emotional journey to find himself again after losing his left arm and left leg below the elbow and kneecap. He is a truly inspiring individual who can deliver an unforgettable experience for your audience.
Steve Harvey: This comedian, talk show host and author has worn many hats over the course of his career in entertainment but he’s always made time in his schedule to share his wisdom as a motivational speaker for special events and industry conferences. In November, Steve traveled to South Africa to headline the 1st annual ESSENCE Festival. He delivered an inspirational talk to attendees about finding your passion and developing your gifts and skillsets. Steve is an uplifting and empowering motivational speaker who has been a hit this year at fundraisers and leadership summits.
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