storytelling Speakers

Storytelling is the universal thread that binds us. It connects us with others who have navigated similar journeys. It empowers us to create change. It’s the force that drives us forward. These enchanting wordsmiths know best this ancient art form. With vivid portraits of prose, these storytelling speakers enthrall audiences with a unique ability to convey and animate the human experience — setting our souls on fire. Available for in-person or virtual events and meetings.

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Jon Favreau

Founder, Crooked Media, Host of Pod Save America; Assistant to the President and Director of Speechwriting for President Barack Obama (2009-2013)

Under $25,000
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Daniel Pink

#1 New York Times Bestselling Author of The Power of Regret, When, To Sell is Human, Drive, and A Whole New Mind

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Platon

World-Renowned, Award-Winning Photographer; Founder, The People's Portfolio

$40K - $70K
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Dan Rooney

Motivational Speaker, Fighter Pilot, Patriotic Philanthropist, PGA Professional, Golf Course Developer, and Author, A Patriot's Calling: Living Life Between Fear and Faith and Fly Into the Wind, How to Harness Faith and Fearlessness On Your Ascent to Greatness

$25K - $40K
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Doris Kearns Goodwin

Presidential Historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning Author

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Kevin Carroll

Best-Selling Author, Expert on Creativity and Innovation, Agent for Social Change

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James Stavridis

16th Supreme Allied Commander, NATO; Partner and Vice Chair, Global Affairs of The Carlyle Group; New York Times Bestselling Author

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Terry Bradshaw

Co-host and Analyst, FOX NFL Sunday and NFL Legend

$40K - $70K
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Bonnie St. John

Paralympic Ski Medalist, Fortune 500 Business Consultant, Rhodes Scholar, Former White House Official and Best-Selling Author

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Walter Isaacson

Best-Selling Author; Acclaimed Historian and Journalist; Professor of History, Tulane University

Over $70,000
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Ted Koppel

Legendary Anchor, ABC News Nightline; Senior Contributor, CBS Sunday Morning Show; Contributing Columnist, Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal

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Richard Montañez

Former Vice President, Multicultural Sales and Community Activation for PepsiCo North America, Author, Philanthropist, Creator of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos brand

$25K - $40K
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Lou Holtz

Legendary Football Coach and Analyst, ESPN (2004-2015)

$40K - $70K
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George Will

America’s Foremost Political Columnist

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George Blankenship

Former Executive at Tesla Motors, Apple Computer and GAP Inc.

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Ali Wentworth

Actor, Comedian and New York Times Best-Selling Author

$40K - $70K
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Christiane Amanpour

Acclaimed International Journalist and Host of Amanpour on CNN International

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Lisa Genova

#1 International and New York Times bestselling Author and Neuroscientist

$40K - $70K
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Katie Couric

Founder, Katie Couric Media

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Judy Woodruff

Senior Correspondent, PBS NewsHour

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Robert Gates

Transformational Leader; Secretary of Defense (2006-2011); Bestselling Author

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Monty Moran

Former Co-CEO at Chipotle Mexican Grill (2009-2016), Lawyer, Author, Pilot and Filmmaker

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Jennifer Aaker

General Atlantic Professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business; Bestselling Author

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