Gregory Burns Biography

Gregory Burns, MFA, is an athlete, painter, author, motivational speaker and member of Art of the Olympians. As a competitive swimmer, Burns represented the USA in the 1992, 1996, and 2000 Paralympic Games, winning five medals; he has broken five world records and numerous American records.

As a contemporary artist, his paintings have been shown in dozens of solo exhibitions plus dozens of group exhibitions in at least sixteen countries, and Burns has taught in thirty Artist-in-Residence programs around the globe. He is the recipient of the United States Sports Academy’s 2016 Sport Artist of the Year award, (painter).

As an author, Burns has published three books in English and Mandarin. As a motivational speaker, Burns has spoken to many audiences with a wide range of interests such as business, culture, and international relations.

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Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Gregory Burns for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Gregory Burns, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Gregory Burns or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Gregory Burns?

Booking fees for Gregory Burns, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Gregory Burns, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Gregory Burns?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Gregory Burns for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Gregory Burns for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Gregory Burns or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Gregory Burns or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Gregory Burns is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Inspirational, TED and Creativity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Gregory Burns for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Gregory Burns generally travels from Singapore and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Neal Petersen, Robert Ballard and Vince Poscente. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Gregory Burns for an upcoming event.

Gregory Burns Videos

Gregory Burns
Dialogue Art Exhibition - Gregory Burns
The motivation of limitation: Gregory Burns

Gregory Burns Speaking Topics

  • The Hero’s Journey

    Referencing Joseph Campbell’s seminal writings on the ‘Hero’s Journey’, this presentation identifies 4 stages of life that all humans transition through as they reach their highest potential. Knowing where we are on our own Hero’s Journey helps us know where to go next and feel confident with the pattern and purpose that drives our lives. As Campbell advises, “The cave we fear to enter holds the treasure that we seek”.

  • Fueling Passions, Recharging Life

    Learn the secrets of Gregory’s success as a Paralympic Gold Medalist and internationally acclaimed contemporary painter. See first-hand how sports and arts are effective grounding tools, that helped him build inner strength and actualize his best self. Discover the creative process behind bespoke artworks created specifically for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Exploring a holistic view of ones activities both personally and professionally, Gregory shares how he manages the trials of keeping his body, mind and spirit in top shape. He challenges us to identify our core rituals, which generate energy in our lives and help each of us deal with the tests we face daily.

  • Going Beyond Limitations

    Sharing frank and personal experiences as a Paralympian and entrepreneur, Gregory stresses the winner’s mindset that challenges the status quo while being deaf to doubts which might dissuade us from pursuing what we know is right. He insists that what defines and distinguishes people is how they leverage and make the most of their limitations and maximize what they do have. Gregory acknowledges both mental and physical well-being are critical and shares his strategies to achieve them. In life, as in business, naming and taming issues while asking for support can be key.

How to book Gregory Burns?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Gregory Burns for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Gregory Burns, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Gregory Burns or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Gregory Burns?

Booking fees for Gregory Burns, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Gregory Burns, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Gregory Burns?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Gregory Burns for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Gregory Burns for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Gregory Burns or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Gregory Burns or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Gregory Burns is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Inspirational, TED and Creativity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Gregory Burns for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Gregory Burns generally travels from Singapore and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Neal Petersen, Robert Ballard and Vince Poscente. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Gregory Burns for an upcoming event.

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