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LAI now exclusively represents former Speaker of the US House of R...
Cyber security has never been a more relevant meeting topic, and we're honored to work with six of the most senior and recent intelligence officials, who touch on these issues as they relate to businesses and the g...
If you need a speaker for Black History Month, here's a great list of highly-accomplished experts covering today's hottest topics. 
Alex Stamos, the former Chief Security Officer of Facebook, recently stepped down from his position at Facebook and is new to the lecture circuit.
We're thrilled to share that Undefeated Boxing World Champion, CEO, TV host, and author, Laila Ali, will be speaking at Inspire 2019 on Mar. 8th in DC. 

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...

Ken Schmidt, Business and Communication Strategist

Former Director of Communications at Harley-Davidson & Author

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

First African American Female Combat Pilot

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.

Watch Our Speakers

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
Ken Schmidt: Make Some Noise
General John Allen: Lessons In Leadership
Dr. Kate Darling's TED Talk: Robots & Our Emotions
David Wasserman: 2018 Political Climate & November Midterm Elections
General Stanley McChrystal On Leadership & Teamwork

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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.