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14 Perfect Speakers For Your Next Sales Meeting

Sales Meeting Speakers

Securing an energetic and dynamic sales kick off speaker is one of the best ways to make sure your meeting is memorable and well-reviewed. Sales kick off speakers boost motivation, get your audience buzzing, talk through case studies that showcase tactics for success, and help your team to rethink their strategies.

If you’re looking to book a sales speaker, here are top options we are recommending to clients now:

  1. Ken Schmidt
  2. Rear Admiral Scott Moore
  3. Joby Ogwyn
  4. Jonah Berger
  5. Erik Weihenmayer
  6. Chris Voss
  7. Robert O'Neill
  8. Adam Sharp
  9. Ryan Estis
  10. Crystal Washington
  11. Molly Fletcher
  12. Peter Sheahan 
  13. Josh Linkner
  14. Kaihan Krippendorff

Learn more about each of these incredible sales speakers below and click through to see their individual speaker profile pages for even more information about these speaker's expertise and speaking topics. 

  • Ken Schmidt

    Former Director Of Communications Strategy At Harley-Davidson Motor Company & Author Of The New Book, Make Some Noise: The Unconventional Road to Dominance

Ken Schmidt is the legendary former director of communications at Harley-Davidson and offers a fun, high-energy look into how to drive sales by emotionally connecting with consumers. Whether he’s talking about how to leverage basic needs to improve competitiveness, build an entirely new corporate culture, or reach out to new customers in completely non-traditional ways, Ken never follows a predictable course. He’s also viewed as a “turnaround king” for his work taking struggling businesses, tapping into the positive ways consumers respond to their brand, and helping to build a booming culture around that niche. Ken’s talks are very high-energy, customized, and full of motivating examples of businesses getting it right and wrong. Pin-pointing how corporate culture either helps or hurts performance and customer experience, he offers an honest look at what we can all do better infused with his trademark business genius, solid strategic takeaways, and hilarious way of saying what everyone else is thinking. With years of experience leading businesses and speaking at sales meetings nationwide, Ken is perfect for your next annual sales meeting. Learn more about Ken here. 

Moore shares what it takes to build “no fail” teams, covering leadership, trust, communication, and culture. He hammers home that SEALs do the impossible by tapping into the three keys of no-fail teams: Strong leadership, demonstrated trust, and dedication to peak performance. Scott’s presentations are action-packed and fast-moving. He weaves memorable lessons into unbelievable stories, sharing what it was like to serve as the negotiator during the Captain Phillips rescue, and how he felt as he oversaw the rescue of hostage Jessica Buchanan in the Horn of Africa—a life-or-death mission he knew was almost impossible. If you have a sales meeting focused on leadership, motivation, or teamwork this year, we encourage you to look at Scott—the former number two leader in the entire Navy SEAL organization. with years of experience in leadership and teamwork, Scott is perfect for your next annual sales presentation. Learn more about Rear Admiral Moore here

  • Joby Ogwyn 

    World Record-Holding Mountain Climber & Legendary Wing-Suit Pilot

Joby Ogwyn shares hair-raising stories about how to set a goal, create a plan, and take concrete steps toward achieving it. With gripping stories and jaw-dropping visuals, Joby explains how he overcomes fear and takes calculated risks. He also shares the business behind what he does—how he pitches projects to NBC, National Geographic, Discovery, and Sony Pictures and gets executives to buy into an $8 million idea. He’s an engaging storyteller whose tales and visuals of jumping from mountaintops leave audiences spellbound, energized, and can motivate your team at a sales training to tackle any goal. With his experience, Joby is perfect for your next annual sales meeting. Learn more about Joby here. 

  • Jonah berger

    Best-Selling Author & Expert On Why Things Catch On

Jonah Berger offers salespeople a practical toolkit for selling anything and communicating ideas so that people find them irresistible. His high-energy speech on culture offers practical strategies for encouraging buy in and driving results, paired with incredible research-based anecdotes about human behavior. Jonah runs through how executives can reinvent their business model and incentivize innovation plus what disruptors do differently that makes them so successful. Drawing on success stories from companies including Uber, Gillette, and Chobani, Jonah offers a playbook for surviving and thriving in today’s marketplace. With years of experience leading businesses and speaking at sales meetings nationwide, Jonah is perfect for your next annual sales presentation. Learn more about Jonah here.

Erik Weihenmayer motivates salespeople to lead a “no barriers life,” and shares insights on using adversity to their advantage and shattering expectations. Erik has built amazing teams to help him get through barriers and obstacles to the life he envisioned for himself. He has an amazing gift for connecting with audiences, and shares his messages of getting beyond negativity and seeing past limitations by recounting his personal experiences of climbing Mt. Everest and kayaking the Grand Canyon. He’s a speaker who has really “walked the walk,” and builds up audiences who need a boost. If you want to increase your team’s motivation, Erik is perfect for your next annual sales meeting. Learn more about Erik here

  • Chris voss

    Former FBI Lead International Hostage Negotiator Who Shares 9 Principles For Effective, Persuasive Sales & Negotiations

A top FBI negotiator turned business consultant, Chris Voss blends gripping anecdotes with lessons in negotiation. He shares the real stories behind high-profile international kidnappings and bank robberies and uses them to illustrate how to get ahead in any conversation or negotiation. Chris talks reading people, the art of persuasion, and protecting against your own vulnerabilities. He shares lessons about preparedness, calculated risk, why you want to get your counterpart to say “no,” and negotiating “as if your life depended on it.” For a fascinating take on how to negotiate successfully with anyone, we highly recommend Chris Voss for your next sales meeting. Learn more about Chris here.

  • RoB o'Neill

    SEAL Team Six Leader, Best-Selling Author, & Motivational Speaker Who Lives By The Mantra, “Never Quit” 

For a talk that will make your audience want to push harder, face down big challenges, and live the motto “Never Quit,” bring in Rob O’Neill. Rob shares stories from his missions around the world, and shares with audiences how he found the internal motivation to achieve greatness. Regarded as one of the most impactful speakers on the lecture circuit today, he constantly receives top reviews. Learn more about Rob here

  • Adam Sharp

    Former Head Of News, Government, & Elections At Twitter & Expert On How Technology Is Transforming The Way We Connect With & Sell To Clients

Adam Sharp was Twitter’s first Washington employee, tasked with growing the platform into the news powerhouse it is today. He was also the longest-serving member of Twitter’s global media partnerships team and the brand’s most visible spokesperson. He talks about the impact of technology on incumbent industries and how to take advantage of new media to stay relevant and get ahead. Learn more about Adam here

  • Ryan Estis

    Peak Performance Expert & Authority On The “Era of the Customer”

To Ryan Estis, creativity and innovation are the lifeblood of all human progress, and as such, he’s spent his career harnessing the spirit of creative disruption. The five‐time successful tech entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and CEO delivers a clear call to action—it’s better to innovate and disrupt your organization before your competition does. The riskiest move companies can make today is hugging the status quo—believing the future will be like the past is the fast road to obsolescence. Learn more about Ryan here

  • Crystal Washington

    Social Media Marketing Strategist Who Helps Businesses Capitalize On The Practical Applications Of Future Trends

Crystal Washington works with organizations that want to leverage technology to increase profits and productivity. When powerful companies want their teams to take action online, they book technology strategist and dynamic speaker, Crystal Washington, who has worked with Google, Microsoft, GE, and others in the USA, Africa, and Europe. For this comprehensive knowledge on social media, she has been interviewed by ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, and numerous radio stations and magazines around the globe. Learn more about Crystal here

  • Molly Fletcher

    Pioneering Female Sports Agent Who Speaks To Forging Relationships & Breaking Through Barriers To Success

Molly Fletcher is a trailblazer in every sense of the word—a rare talent of business wisdom, relationship brilliance and unwavering optimism. As a CEO, she shares her unconventional and unique techniques that made her one of the first female sports agents in the high stakes, big ego world of professional sports and now a successful entrepreneur. Learn more about Molly here

  • Peter Sheahan 

    Best-Selling Business Author, CEO, & Expert On Exploiting Business Trends & Identifying New Market Opportunities

Peter Sheahan is the founder and CEO of Karrikins Group, a global growth-oriented consulting firm focused on elevating their clients to be the obvious choice in the hearts and minds of their customers, communities, and employees. Peter is known internationally for his innovative business thinking and thought leadership. With staff in more than 23 cities across seven countries, he knows firsthand the challenges of growing a business in these rapidly-changing times. Learn more about Peter here

  • Josh linkner

    Founder & CEO Of Four Successful Technology Companies Who Shows Teams How To Tap Into Creativity To Get Around Traditional Roadblocks

To Josh Linkner, creativity and innovation are the lifeblood of all human progress, and as such, he’s spent his career harnessing the spirit of creative disruption. The five‐time successful tech entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and CEO delivers a clear call to action—it’s better to innovate and disrupt your organization before your competition does. The riskiest move companies can make today is hugging the status quo—believing the future will be like the past is the fast road to obsolescence. Learn more about Josh here

Renowned Business Strategist & Best-Selling Author Who Helps Companies Rethink Strategies To Outpace The Competition

Dr. Kaihan Krippendorff is a top business strategy speaker and the best-selling author of multiple business books, including his most recent book, Outthink the Competition. A former consultant with McKinsey & Company, he is the founder of Outthinker, a popular blogger who authors of one of the most read columns on FastCompany.com, and a sought-after strategic advisor to a growing roster of leading businesses and corporations including ABC, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal, and Citibank. Learn more about Kaihan here

  • CArla Harris

    Managing Director At Morgan Stanley, Best-Selling Author, & Creator of “Carla’s Pearls” Of Wisdom For Succeeding In Work and Life

As the first African American to join Morgan Stanley’s management committee, Carla Harris truly embodies a no-excuses persona. A well-established powerful voice in finance, Carla has practiced what she preaches for three decades. In keynote talks, Carla energizes audiences with grace and humor as she espouses the evergreen wisdom known as “Carla’s Pearls. Learn more about Carla here.


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