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Axios has partnered with HBO to produce a series of news documentaries on the midterm elections, which will feature interviews with some of the most prominent journalists, including Axios co-founders Mike Allen & Jim VandeHei.
Get a sneak preview of the speaker lineup and reserve your seat for the biggest speaker event of the year, Inspire: Leading Authorities' Day of Ideas, on March 8, 2019...
We're thrilled to announce our exclusive representation of Dr. Poppy Crum, the Chief Scientist at Dolby Laboratories, renowned neuroscientist, technologist, and visionary futurist whose work sits at the intersection of technology advancement and human evolution.
Admiral Michael Rogers, former Director of the National Security Agency and former Commander of US Cyber Command, is one of the most-knowledgeable intelligence professionals and cyber experts on the circuit today.
Dr. Kate Darling, a leading expert in robot ethics, just took the TED stage to talk about why we love our Roombas robots and how we build these emotional connections with robots.

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.

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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

David Wasserman: 2018 Political Climate & November Midterm Elections
John Hillen, CEO, Business Leader, Leadership Expert, and Author
Ken Schmidt, the former director of communications strategy at Harley Davidson
General Stanley McChrystal On Leadership & Teamwork
Matthew "Griff" Griffin, Entrepreneur and CEO of Combat Flip Flops
Laila Ali: Going All In
Dr. Geoffrey Tabin | TEDx Jackson Hole
Howard Fineman on Living in "Trumptown"

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