In the first two months of 2017, we have received an increase in inquiries from corporations and universities looking to hire business keynote speakers who can talk specifically about the topics of leadership, sales team motivation, the future of the workplace, growing and adapting in today’s marketplace and building an action plan for success. The following 10 business conference speakers are the best available keynote speakers to address those topics at your next corporate conference, internal meeting, leadership summit or other business event:
Gary Vaynerchuk: It only takes a few minutes watching his inspirational vlog posts and past keynote speeches to understand why serial entrepreneur and angel investor Gary Vaynerchuk is one of the most requested business conference speakers on the circuit right now. This entrepreneurial gallivant brings an unmatched energy to any event he keynotes and is expertly able to tailor his message to align with the desired topics of your event. Next week, Gary is scheduled to appear as a featured keynote speaker at the Dublin Tech Summit and we have also just booked him to speak at the ePharma Summit in early March.
Marc Benioff: Marc is an influential business figure and philanthropist who is best recognized as the founder, chairman and CEO of Salesforce.com. He is a global thought leader in cloud computer software and has used his position as the head of an industry-leading tech company to advocate against discrimination and for gender equality in the workplace. He has also developed his own model for corporate giving that has been adopted by over 700 companies including Google! Marc was hired as a featured keynote speaker at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting on Jan. 18th, and will be headlining The Wall Street Journal CIO Network Conference on Feb. 27th. Ultimately, Marc believes that more than making a profit, the business of business is to improve the state of the world around you.
Abigail Posner: Do you want to teach your sales team how to understand consumers and motivate them to take interest in your service or product? Hire corporate strategic planner and marketing expert Abigail Posner to speak at your next event! Abigail currently works as head of strategic planning at Google where she is in charge of developing, launching and operating Google ZOO which works as a creative think tank for outside agencies and brands. As a keynote speaker, Abigail addresses topics including re-engaging creativity for greater productivity, finding meaning in your life and why that matters as well as finding sources for new ideas and opportunities. In January of 2017, Abigail was announced as a featured keynote speaker at the 2017 World Business Forum held in New York.
Marc Randolph: Whether you’re an avid Netflix fan or have watched their business growth from afar, there’s no denying the masterminds behind the trailblazing video streaming service could teach your audience a thing or two about brand building and the future of innovation in the digital age. Co-founder Marc Randolph is an inspiring business keynote speaker who shares business lessons he’s learned building Netflix from the ground up and working with other entrepreneurs and start-ups as an investor. The overwhelmingly popularity of Netflix amongst college-aged individuals makes Marc a great fit for college speaker series and university networking events in addition to his appearances at industry conferences and trade shows.
Alexandra Wilkis Wilson: This empowering female entrepreneur and mother of 2 is known as the co-founder of Gilt Groupe and the widely popular beauty brand Glam Squad. When speaking at industry events and corporate conferences, Alexandra explores how technologies are providing ripe opportunities to deliver value to consumers in new and profitable ways. She also talks about the importance of perfecting the art of work-life balance and exhibiting your passion to succeed in even the most menial of daily duties. Alexandra is the consummate professional whose overwhelming success coupled with her humble personality makes her one of the most engaging female business conference speakers available for hire.
Jeremy Gutsche: In today’s digital age, companies are working feverishly to determine the next big trends set to hit their respective industries and understand how those trends will effect the marketplace. Jeremy Gutsche is the founder and CEO of TrendHunter, a popular online hotspot dedicated to uncover the latest trends in industries ranging from travel, fashion, tech and culture to design, luxury goods and the economy. Jeremy helps companies understand what’s next, and create an effective action plan for future business growth. His ultimate goal is to help companies and organizations find better ideas, faster!
Beth Comstock: Vice Chair of General Electric Beth Comstock has been one of the most requested female business conference speakers in early 2017. Beth learned valuable business lessons under iconic GE CEO Jack Welch while working as the company’s chief marketing and commercial officer from 2008-2015. Now as Vice Chair of the company, she leads new efforts to accelerate growth within the companies many facets. In March, Beth will be headed to the Lonestar State to appear as a keynote speaker at SXSW 2017. Her speaking topics include lessons in leadership, accelerating company growth, adapting to the marketplace and keys steps to building a successful brand for the future.
Steve Case: AOL co-founder and former CEO Steve Case will also be in the house at the annual SXSW Interactive, Film and Music Conference this March. He is a true technology pioneer who helped make the internet an integral part of our everyday lives. In 2016, Steve published a NY Times bestselling book titled The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future. In it he described key factors and insights from his business career and current trends that will shape future business success in the ever-changing digital age. Steve possesses a wealth of knowledge that audiences can take and directly apply to their jobs on a day-to-day basis.
Tyler Haney: If your audience needs a crash course in disrupting the marketplace, hire business keynote speaker Tyler Haney! Tyler is the 27-year-old founder of Outdoor Voices, a trendsetting athleisure brand that is competing successfully with the likes of the biggest names in the athleisure space including Nike and Lululemon. Her story is one of perseverance and belief in her product after pitching to some 70 different investors before landing a $7 million investment in 2015. As a keynote speaker, Tyler shares her real-world advice on creating a successful brand, helping others see the value in your product and developing innovative marketing strategies.
Kevin Plank: Last but certainly not least on our list of top business conference speakers for hire is Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank. Kevin developed the idea for Under Armour as a football player at the University of Maryland and has grown the brand into a global leader in athletic apparel, footwear and accessories. In January of 2017, Kevin was tapped as a featured keynote speaker at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) where he shared insights into how technology will shape athletic performance and lifestyles in the years to come.
If you’re interested in hiring one of the talented business conference speakers above or other business conference speakers from our online database, contact us today! Our speaker booking agents are standing by ready to assist you in all your celebrity keynote speaking and event needs. We can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at (212) 410-4853.