Happy New Year! Curious about which speakers are on-trend coming into this new year? We’ve rounded up a mix of BigSpeak’s 22 top booked and recently booked speakers of 2022. Who knows, they might be the perfect fit for your upcoming meeting!
From entrepreneurs, to world renown doctors, olympic athletes, bestselling authors, creative geniuses, and professional big wave surfers, here are the top booked keynote speakers of 2022 thus far:
Marc Randolph is a top entrepreneur and innovation keynote speaker, Netflix co-founder, angel investor, and an Amazon #1 bestselling author and podcast host of That Will Never Work. He is a frequent speaker at industry events, works extensively with young entrepreneurial programs, sits on the board of the environmental advocacy group 1% for the Planet, and chairs the National Outdoor Leadership School’s Board of Trustees.
Vin Gupta is a top healthcare keynote speaker, physician, and health policy expert. As a Harvard-trained lung specialist, Vin has spent the past 15 years working worldwide to improve public health for organizations including the US Centers for Disease Control, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, the Harvard Global Health Institute, the World Health Organization, and the Pentagon’s Center for Global Health Engagement.
Omar Johnson is a top marketing and branding keynote speaker, entrepreneur, former CMO at Beats by Dre, and former VP Marketing at Apple. Adweek named Johnson a “Brand Genius,” and Business Insider named him one of the “Most Innovative CMO’s.”
Molly Bloom is a top inspirational keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and bestselling author of Molly’s Game. Her memoir was adapted into an award-winning film by Aaron Sorkin. Bloom has appeared on numerous shows and in media outlets such as Ellen, Vice, The Los Angeles Times, NPR, Vulture, and has been asked to speak at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women. Molly was also in the Top 3 of the US Ski Team.
Jia Jiang is a top resilience keynote speaker with one of the most viewed TED Talks and the bestselling author of Rejection Proof. In 2019, Toastmasters International awarded Jiang the Golden Gavel, which is given annually to honor the best keynote speaker in the industry. In his book, website, and talks, Jiang provides inspiration and knowledge for people and organizations to become fearless through rejection training.
Matthew Luhn is a top innovation keynote speaker and former lead animator and storyteller at Pixar Studios. Alongside his story work in Hollywood, Matthew works with Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, and other professionals to craft and tell stories that bridge the gap between business and heart to build stronger brands and business communication
Robyn Benincasa is a top leadership and teamwork keynote speaker, author, and Adventure Racing World Champion. One of the highest-rated, female motivational speakers in the world, she regularly shares the stage with world leaders and business icons, her customers include many Fortune companies like Starbucks, Deloitte, Aflac, Boeing, and more.
James Clear is a top personal development keynote speaker and the author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Atomic Habits. His thought leadership regularly appears in the New York Times, Entrepreneur, Business Insider, Medium, and Time, and he is a regular guest for CBS This Morning. His entertaining talks teach audiences about small habits, decision-making, and continuous improvement.
Dr. J.P. Pawliw-Fry is a top emotional intelligence keynote speaker, leadership thought leader, peak performance expert, and co-author of the New York Times bestseller, Performing Under Pressure. His work with leaders from Fortune 500 companies, U.S. Marines, Olympic athletes, NBA, and NFL teams has provided him with considerable opportunities to test his science-based tools in environments of high pressure.
Guy Kawasaki is a top innovation keynote speaker, social media expert, chief evangelist of Canva, and a bestselling author. His entertaining, informative talks use insights from his time in the tech industry to show audiences how to create innovative services and products using tactical and practical techniques.
Daymond John is a top business and motivational keynote speaker, founder of FUBU clothing, Shark Tank judge, and the bestselling author of The Power of Broke. As a dynamic business speaker with over twenty years of hands-on proven business experience, Daymond shares the strategies that continue to bring him financial success.
FlyGirl is a top inspirational speaker, America’s first African-American female combat pilot, and the author of Zero to Breakthrough. FlyGirl’s fresh, edgy style, high, contagious energy and unique, gutsy essence jump off the stage, page, and screen and moves people to action.
Mike Mullane is a top leadership and teamwork keynote speaker, former astronaut, and an award-winning author. He completed three space missions and logged 356 hours in space. Colonel Mullane’s wonderfully entertaining presentations of Stories From Space have been eagerly solicited by organizations of all kinds – from Fortune 500 companies and professional associations to schools and universities.
Mel Robbins is a top motivational keynote speaker, award-winning CNN commentator, bestselling author, and one of the most booked motivational speakers in the world. Her inspirational book The 5 Second Rule is an international bestseller. She is also a contributing editor to Success magazine and co-founder of Inspire52, a news and entertainment website, with the goal to inspire people to think, act, and laugh seven days a week.
Simon T. Bailey is a top business keynote speaker, author, and peak performance expert. He has been named one of the top 25 people who will help you reach your business and life goals by SUCCESS magazine, joining a list that includes Brene Brown, Tony Robbins, and Oprah Winfrey.
Mark has made a living achieving the unfathomable: crossing the intersection of danger and excitement. He knows all too well the crippling grasp of fear. While in Tasmania, fifteen feet in front of a cliff in cold, shark infested waters, Mark hit a reef and instantly blacked out. Terror engulfed every inch of his being. Neck braced and hospital-ridden, he didn’t know if he could ever surf again. At that moment, Mark made a decision never to allow fear to overpower him again.
Lisa Bodell is a top innovation keynote speaker, change management expert, founder of FutureThink, and the award-winning author of Kill The Company and Why Simple Wins. In her dynamic talks, Lisa empowers audiences with thought-provoking examples and practical techniques that ignite simplification and innovation immediately.
Ken Schmidt is a top customer loyalty speaker, author, and former Director of Communications at Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Ken shares stories and insights on the road to building a fanatically vocal customer base, creating a passionately loyal corporate culture, and developing leaders who inspire and motivate.
Joseph Michelli is a top customer service speaker, organizational consultant, bestselling author, and a top-10 thought leader in customer experience. He has authored several bestselling books on giving the best customer experience, such as The Starbucks Experience, The New Gold Standard, Prescription for Excellence, and Driven to Delight, and been sought out as an organizational consultant. Global Gurus have named him one of the Top 10 thought leaders in Customer Service. He also holds a Certified Speaking Professional designation and a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Southern California.
Jen is a top motivational keynote speaker, author, and the first female NFL coach in league history. Drawing from her gridiron experience, she inspires audiences on the importance of authentic leadership, the power of diverse teams, and achieving what others say is impossible.
Chris Voss is a negotiation expert, top keynote speaker, former kidnapping negotiator for the FBI, and author of a national bestselling book, Never Split The Difference: Negotiating As if Your Life Depended On It. Chris has been featured in TIME, Business Insider, Entrepreneur, Inc., Fast Company, Fortune, The Washington Post, SUCCESS Magazine, and on numerous TV programs including Squawk Box, CNN, ABC News, and more. At the end of 2020, Chris came out with a Masterclass on Negotiation. Book Chris today, and see how his tactics can change your life.
Bakari Sellers is a CNN political analyst and former South Carolina House of Representative after becoming the youngest member of the South Carolina state legislature and the youngest African American elected official in the nation. That coupled with his uncommon ability to reach across the aisle and get things done has led to numerous accolades including being named to TIME Magazine’s 40 Under 40 in 2010 as well as 2014’s “The Root 100” list of the nation’s most influential African-Americans.
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