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Colin O'Brady's story is nothing short of jaw dropping. He overcame a traumatic accident that left him severely burned and became a two-time world record holder for the fastest climb of the Seven Summits & the Explorers Grand Slam.
If you want to make sure your attendees leave your event feeling engaged and excited, here are several speakers with true amazing stories for you to consider.
Are you looking for something different at this year’s meeting? Do you have a hard spot to fill that needs to be both entertaining and packed with practical takeaways? These speakers have presentations that are unlike anything your team has ever seen.
LAI now exclusively represents Speak...
The former Chick-fil-A CMO and EVP, Steve Robinson, shares the story behind the brand’s legendary customer service and hospitality, touching on the role company culture plays in the customer experience.

Leading Authorities, Inc. Speakers Bureau

Here at Leading Authorities, Inc., a Washington, DC-based speakers bureau, our team of seasoned program consultants and event coordinators are ready to share a customized list of speaker recommendations for your event, hunt down the hard-to-find talent, provide speaker availability updates, and offer speaking fee quotes. We'll do all the speaker research for you, share the latest meeting topic ideas and newest industry trends, and handle the speaker's travel details and logistics, so you can focus on the big picture.

Meet Our Speakers

We are often asked, "Who's hot right now?" on the speaker circuit. Our comprehensive roster of keynote speakers includes sought-after personalities in politics, business, and the media as well as people with incredible inspirational stories. These are the speakers that our clients turn to most often for their events.

Former SEAL Team Six Leader, Naval Special Warfare Development Group, & New...

President at McChrystal Group, Best-selling Author, Leadership Expert, and...

Amy Walter, Political Analyst, Politics and Media

Listen to the debut episode of Amy's program "The Takeaway Fridays."

Former Commander of US and International Forces in Afghanistan, Best-Selling...

"Facts and Fears" is #2 on the New York Times nonfiction best sellers list.

First African American Female Combat Pilot

Watch Our Speakers

Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi: How To Hack The Stars
Alex Stamos: How To Protect Your Organization From Cyber Threats
Steve Robinson: Creating A Brand People Can't Live Without
Adm. Michael Rogers: Facing The New Threat Landscape
Micah Zenko: How To Think Like The Enemy
New Exclusive Female Tech Speaker With TED Talk: Dr. Poppy Crum
Doug Rauch: Culture is Your Company's DNA
General John Allen: Lessons In Leadership
Dr. Kate Darling's TED Talk: Robots & Our Emotions

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Working Together

We love working with our clients and they love working with us. Together, the three divisions of Leading Authorities, Inc. create and tell stories that inspire action and drive change. At Leading Authorities speakers bureau, we represent the talented speakers who “wow” audiences every time they hit a stage. See how our people can collaborate with your team to create great content, effective communication campaigns, and impactful events. Individually, we never fail to impress—see what can happen when you engage a combination of our team.