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Best Conference Speakers – Top Trending List – November 28

As 2016 comes to a close, the business world looks ahead to the biggest tech conference of the year, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held annually in January. The conference features some of the top conference speakers in business each year and this year is no different! Below are the top trending conference speakers who will be appearing at CES this year in addition to the top conference speakers who appeared at last year’s show:

business speaker kevin plankKevin Plank: Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank is responsible for creating one of the most innovative and successful companies in the athletic apparel space. In the past two decades, Under Armour has grown from a locally sourced product to a globally known brand that continues to expand its line of products every year. Kevin will be one of the featured keynote speakers at CES 2017, sharing his thoughts on disrupting the marketplace and tips to creating a successful brand from the ground up. He is one of the most fascinating keynote speakers available for hire right now given the global brand recognition Under Armour has received in the past few years alone.

hire arnold donaldArnold Donald: Arnold is the President & CEO of Carnival Corp., the world’s largest travel leisure company. In January, he will be speaking to attendees at CES 2017 and is one of the top conference speakers for hire heading into 2017. Arnold’s story of growing up in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans to working his way into the top levels of corporate America is truly inspiring for any audience. He uses his own personal experiences and successes to motivate others to forge their own path in life and have the self-belief that you can accomplish any goal with hard work and dedication.

hire steve mollenkopfSteve Mollenkopf: Leading technology speaker Steve Mollenkopf is the CEO of Qaulcomm Inc., and he will also be speaking at CES 2017 next year discussing the revolutionary effect of 5G and the future of technological innovation. Since taking the job as Qualcomm CEO in 2014, Steve has been responsible for the companies successful expansion into the wearables, healthcare and automotive industries. He is a visionary and top conference speaker whose ability to see and create the future inspires others to think past their own perceived limitations.

health speaker deepak chopraDeepak Chopra: At CES 2016, health & wellness expert and New York Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra participated in a moderated Q&A discussion as a part of the show’s Digital Health Summit. He is one of the top conference speakers in the health & wellness industry, often appearing at annual trade shows, business conferences and leadership summits to share his new age approach to the future of human wellbeing. Deepak can help your audience create a roadmap for higher health through the latest best practices in mainstream and alternative medicine.

business speaker mark cubanMark Cuban: Shark Tank investor and Owner of the Dallas Mavericks Mark Cuban was one of the headlining keynote speakers at CES 2016. He joined a panel of sports industry professionals including Shaquille O’Neal to discuss the positive and negative effects of technology in sports. Mark’s unique position as an entrepreneur, investor and professional sports team owner has given him a wide range of experience in the future of the workplace and how new innovations will change the world as we know it. Hire keynote speaker Mark Cuban if you are in the market for a top business exe who is a catalyst for innovation in many different industries.

sports speaker shaquille onealShaquille O’Neal: NBA Champion, businessman and co-host of TNT’s Inside the NBA Shaquille O’Neal commanded the room at last year’s Sports Business Forum at CES. Shaq is well-known for making big moves on and off the court, having become an equally successful businessman after winning 4 NBA Championships during his playing career. As aforementioned, he participated in a moderated discussion with Mark Cuban where he talked about the ways that technology has enhanced the professional sports experience for fans. Shaq is regularly hired as a keynote speaker across a variety of audiences ranging from business conferences and industry forums to college speaker series and other special events.

business speaker daymond johnDaymond John: FUBU CEO and Shark Tank investor Daymond John was among the panelists in the Making Disney Magic: Connecting Digital and Physical Worlds discussion at CES 2016 last year. Daymond is a dynamic business speaker with over 20 years of business experience in successful brand building. He is on the cutting edge of innovation in multiple industries. As a keynote speaker, Daymond can discuss the ways he approaches social media marketing, brand integration and generating consumer interest as well as his personal journey of sacrifice, hard work and perseverance for success. And yes, you’ll hear a few Shark Tank stories too!

sports speaker ernie johnsonErnie Johnson: TNT”s leading man on Inside the NBA participated in a moderated discussion last year at CES with NBA commissioner Adam Silver and MLB commissioner Rob Manfred. The trio discussed the future of technology in sports, touching on how new technology allows for a better connection and experience for fans at the game or at home. Ernie’s experiences as a TV host and entertainer have made him one of the top conference speakers for industry events, trade shows and business forums. He is a versatile keynote speaker whose lessons in life and success transcend the sports world.

celebrity speaker nick cannonNick Cannon: Celebrity Guest Speaker Nick Cannon has enjoyed quite the career in entertainment, finding success as a rapper, record producer, TV host and entrepreneur among other career avenues. At CES 2016, Nick discussed how digital media has influenced his personal brand and provided career-changing opportunities. He is a regular at CES, having created his own successful business ventures in technology including the Ncredible Flips headphones.

gary-shapiroGary Shapiro: Gary is the man behind the curtain, the President and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association representing over 2,400 tech companies and the owner/producer of CES. When it comes to lessons in innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership, Gary is undoubtedly one of the top conference speakers for hire. He is a true influencer in corporate America whose New York Times bestselling books have highlighted his tips to success and the way innovation can restore the American Dream. Outside of his own keynotes at CES, Gary has spoken at other top industry conferences such as SXSW.

If you are interested in hiring one of the top conference speakers above to speak at your next event, contact Celebrity Speakers Bureau today via email at or call (212)410-2853.

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