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Former Director of National Intelligence Clapper’s new book was released this week. It traces his career through the growing cyber threats, his relationships with Presidents and Congress, and Russia's role in the presidential election. ...
Dawn Hudson, former NFL CMO and former President and CEO of Pepsi Cola North America, recently spoke to a room of CEOs about her time at the NFL and the three biggest takeaways from her career thus far.
Whether it’s a war hero sharing stories from the battlefield, or a more unlikely protagonist talking about their time in the spotlight, true stories can be shocking, enlightening, and incredibly moving. Here are five speakers with incredible true stories you can't miss.
We're thrilled to announce our exclusive representation of Josh Earnest, the former White House Press Secretary under President Obama and NBC/MSNBC political analyst. Josh is a legendary communications strategist...
US foreign policy seems to be changing on a weekly basis. Making sense of how we deal with foreign allies and adversaries, these speakers help audiences work through risk factors, think about domestic and international strategies, and explain d...

Leading Authorities, Inc. Speakers Bureau

Here at Leading Authorities Inc., a Washington, DC-based speakers bureau, we are ready to make speaker recommendations, hunt down hard-to-find talent, or quote fees. We'll do research for you, talk with you about trending topics, and handle travel 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...

Ken Schmidt, Business and Communication Strategist

Former Director of Communications at Harley-Davidson

Election Handicapper

Managing Partner at McChrystal Group, Best-selling Author, Leadership...

Amy Walter, Political Analyst, Politics and Media

Amy talks to the Federalist about polling, the midterms, and changing voters.

First African American Female Combat Pilot

Former Commander of US and International Forces in Afghanistan, Author of...

Former Director of National Intelligence

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Matthew "Griff" Griffin, Entrepreneur and CEO of Combat Flip Flops
Ken Schmidt, the former director of communications strategy at Harley Davidson
Howard Fineman on Living in "Trumptown"
John Hillen, CEO, Business Leader, Leadership Expert, and Author

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