Business Speaker Adam Braun is an accomplished entrepreneur and author of the New York Times Best Selling book, The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change. Adam Braun is the founder of Pencils of Promise, a non-profit organization that builds schools in developing areas around the world. Starting with just a $25 bank deposit, Adam Braun has able to grow the organization to where it has now broken ground on over 350 schools and helped create educational opportunities for over 35,000 children.
A graduate of Brown University, business speaker Adam travelled the world after graduation and took it upon himself to ask children from all over the world what they wanted most. In India, he came across a boy begging on the street who said that what he wanted most in the world was a pencil. This served as inspiration for Adam to start the Pencils of Promise organization that has impacted the educational opportunities of so many children.
Adam is a highly respected and sought after keynote speaker who has delivered speeches to audiences across the world. Braun speaks at conferences, colleges and Fortune 500 companies sharing his inspirational story of combining his business acumen with his philanthropic passion.
Business speaker Adam Braun’s incredible work has been recognized and celebrated by numerous prestigious media outlets. He has been listed on the Business Insider 40 Under 40 List, the Forbes 30 Under 30 List as well as Wired Magazine’s Smart List of 50 People Changing the World. His work has also been noted by business icons Deepak Chopra and Richard Branson who both have commented that his book is a great stepping stone to lead anyone to finding their purpose in life.