Top 10 Business Keynote Speakers of 2021

Up-Level your Team with Top 10 Business Keynote Speakers of 2021

Want to level up your business? Learn from the best and book a top business keynote speaker. As the largest business speakers bureau, our keynote speakers are experts in industries all across the board. From CEOs and leaders, investors, successful entrepreneurs and more, BigSpeak will match you with the perfect business keynote speaker that aligns with your company’s unique interests and needs.

1) Matthew Luhn 

Top Creativity Keynote Speaker, Director, Former Lead Storyteller and Animator at Pixar Studios

Matthew Luhn is a top innovation keynote speaker and former lead animator and storyteller at Pixar Studios. Alongside his story work in Hollywood, Matthew works with Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, and other professionals to craft and tell stories that bridge the gap between business and heart to build stronger brands and business communication.

2) Molly Bloom

Top Booked, Award-winning, Inspirational Keynote Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Bestselling Author of Molly’s Game, Oscar-nominated film

Molly Bloom is a top inspirational keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and bestselling author of Molly’s Game. Her memoir was adapted into an award-winning film by Aaron Sorkin. Bloom has appeared on numerous shows and in media outlets such as Ellen, Vice, The Los Angeles Times, NPR, Vulture, and has been asked to speak at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women.

3) Marc Randolph

Entrepreneur Speaker, Netflix Cofounder, National Bestselling Author, Executive Mentor and Angel Investor

Marc Randolph is a top entrepreneur and innovation keynote speaker, Netflix co-founder, angel investor, and an Amazon #1 bestselling author and podcast host of That Will Never Work. He is a frequent speaker at industry events, works extensively with young entrepreneurial programs, sits on the board of the environmental advocacy group 1% for the Planet, and chairs the National Outdoor Leadership School’s Board of Trustees.

4) Heather McGowan

Strategic Consultant, Amazon Best-Selling Author, Speaker, LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Influencer on Lifelong Learning & The Future of Work

Heather McGowan is a top innovation keynote speaker, author, and strategic consultant. McGowan helps leaders prepare their people and organizations for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. McGowan’s clients range from start-ups to publicly traded Fortune 500 companies, including AMP Financial, Autodesk, Biogen, Citi, Accor Hotels, AARP, The World Bank, and BD Medical.

5) Kevin O’Leary

Top Business Speaker, Respected Investor, Author, Venture Capitalist, and Judge on ABC’s Shark Tank and CNBC’s Money Court Reality Show

Kevin O’Leary is a top entrepreneur speaker, author, venture capitalist, guest judge on Shark Tank, and star on Money Court. Within his various television roles, his opinionated nature has won over millions, and he continues to impress his audiences with professional tips and personal anecdotes.

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6)  Robyn Benincasa

Top Leadership and Teamwork Motivational Speaker, Full-time Firefighter, Adventure Racing World Champion, CNN Hero, and Bestselling Author

Robyn Benincasa is a top leadership and teamwork keynote speaker, author, and Adventure Racing World Champion. One of the highest-rated, female motivational speakers in the world, she regularly shares the stage with world leaders and business icons, her customers include many Fortune companies like Starbucks, Deloitte, Aflac, Boeing, and more.

7) Omar Johnson

Culture, Diversity, Marketing and Branding Keynote Speaker, Former CMO at Beats by Dre, and Former VP Marketing at Apple, Voted Top 100 Black Thought Leaders by BlackList100

Omar Johnson is a top marketing and branding keynote speaker, entrepreneur, former CMO at Beats by Dre, and former VP Marketing at Apple. Adweek named Johnson a “Brand Genius,” and Business Insider named him one of the “Most Innovative CMO’s.”

8) Cassandra Worthy

Top Change and Transformation Speaker, Creator and World’s Leading Expert of Change Enthusiasm®, Founder & CEO of Change Enthusiasm® Global

Cassandra Worthy is a top innovation keynote speaker and Founder & CEO of Change Enthusiasm® Global, a well-respected Growth Enablement firm serving it’s client base through keynote speaking, training, and consulting. She is a former Fortune 100 Innovation Leader, highly dynamic speaker & presenter, chemical engineer, but above all else the world’s leading expert on Change Enthusiasm®.

9) JP Pawliw-Fry

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Thought Leader, Leadership, Performance and Change Expert

Dr. J.P. Pawliw-Fry is a top emotional intelligence keynote speaker, leadership thought leader, peak performance expert, and co-author of the New York Times bestseller, Performing Under Pressure. His work with leaders from Fortune 500 companies, U.S. Marines, Olympic athletes, NBA, and NFL teams has provided him with considerable opportunities to test his science-based tools in environments of high pressure.

10) Erica Dhawan

Leading Authority on Collaboration and Innovation. Bestselling Author. Named “Oprah of Management Thinkers” and Ranked #1 of Top Women Keynote Speakers of 2020

When leaders want to break team silos, drive exponential growth and innovate through teamwork, they call Erica Dhawan. Erica is an internationally recognized leading authority, author, and advisor on 21st-century teamwork, collaboration, and innovation. Named by Thinkers50 as the “Oprah of Management Thinkers”, she is the author of two books Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence and Digital Body Language (published in 2021). Erica shares innovative strategies to unlock the collective power of teams, build a culture of trust across any distance and create authentic engagement to ensure competitiveness.

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Guy Kawasaki

Chief Evangelist at Canva, Former Brand Ambassador for Mercedes-Benz, Former Chief Evangelist at Apple

Guy Kawasaki is a top innovation keynote speaker, social media expert, chief evangelist of Canva, and a bestselling author. His entertaining, informative talks use insights from his time in the tech industry to show audiences how to create innovative services and products using tactical and practical techniques.

Tiffani Bova

Global Growth Evangelist

Tiffani Bova is a business growth keynote speaker, innovation, growth evangelist, and the author of Growth IQ. A top influencer in Customer Experience, Digital Transformation, the Future of Work, and Sales, is a regular contributor to Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Marketing Matters on Wharton Business Radio – SiriusXM and Huffington Post in addition to a variety of industry-leading podcasts on sales, marketing, and digital business.

Daymond John

Top Business and Motivational Speaker, founder and CEO of FUBU Clothing, Shark Tank Reality TV Judge, and Bestselling Author

Daymond John is a top business and motivational keynote speaker, founder of FUBU clothing, Shark Tank judge, and the bestselling author of The Power of Broke. As a dynamic business speaker with over twenty years of hands-on proven business experience, Daymond shares the strategies that continue to bring him financial success. 

And a few more of our favorite Top 10 Business Keynote Speakers of 2021:

Risha Grant

Award-Winning D&I Consultant, Author, International Speaker

Risha Grant is a top diversity and inclusion keynote speaker, founder & CEO of Risha Grant LLC, an award-winning diversity consulting and communications firm, and author of That’s BS! How Bias Synapse Disrupts Inclusive Cultures. Through her interactive keynotes and deep-dive training sessions, Risha teaches and empowers attendees with D&I tools to increase their bottom line.

Marcus Collins

DE&I Thought Leader, Cultural Contagion Expert, Award-winning Advertiser & Brand Strategist, Head of Planning at Wieden+Kennedy New York, and 2020 AAF Advertising Hall of Achievement Inductee

Dr. Marcus Collins is a top marketing virtual keynote speaker, award-winning advertiser, Head of Planning at Wieden+Kennedy New York, former Head of Digital Strategy for Beyoncé, and a Marketing Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. Over the last decade, Marcus has helped “blue-chip” brands (like McDonald’s, Google, AB-InBev, and Peloton) bridge the academic-practitioner gap to create contagious marketing ideas that excite people to take action.

Natalie Nixon

Strategy, Foresight and Innovation Expert; President and Founder of Figure 8 Thinking, Author, and Creativity Guru

Dr. Natalie Nixon is a top change management keynote speaker, consultant, and a strategy, foresight, and innovation expert. As president and founder of Figure 8 Thinking, LLC., she advises leaders on unique approaches for process transformation and leveraging creativity as an innovation resource to more rapidly achieve priority business goals.

Ken Schmidt 

Customer Loyalty Expert, Legendary Former Director of Communications at Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Author of ‘Make Some Noise,’ and Co-Creator of Torque Sessions

Ken Schmidt is a top customer loyalty speaker, author, and former Director of Communications at Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Ken shares stories and insights on the road to building a fanatically vocal customer base, creating a passionately loyal corporate culture, and developing leaders who inspire and motivate.

Vernice Flygirl

America’s First Black Female Combat Pilot, Former Marine & Cop; Author, Zero to Breakthrough; and Consultant to Business

FlyGirl is a top inspirational speaker, America’s first African-American female combat pilot, and the author of Zero to Breakthrough. FlyGirl’s fresh, edgy style, high, contagious energy and unique, gutsy essence jump off the stage, page, and screen and moves people to action.

Aaron Ross

Sales Keynote Speaker, Business Growth Expert, and Bestselling Author of Predictable Revenue

Aaron Ross is a top sales keynote speaker, business growth expert, and bestselling author of Predictable Revenue. His book (which details the best practices of Salesforce.com) was #1 on Amazon’s telemarketing list for over 2 years and has been called “The Sales Bible of the Silicon Valley.”

Lisa Bodell

Globally Recognized Expert on Innovation and Leading Change

Lisa Bodell is a top innovation keynote speaker, change management expert, founder of FutureThink, and the award-winning author of Kill The Company and Why Simple Wins. In her dynamic talks, Lisa empowers audiences with thought-provoking examples and practical techniques that ignite simplification and innovation immediately.

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