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Ian Taylor

Ian Taylor

Keynote Speaker: Climber, Expedition Leader & International Speaker

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Ian Taylor Biography

Ian has climbed 6 of the 7 summits and in January 2024 will join an elite group of less than 400 people to climb all 7. On May 23, 2008, Ian Taylor became the youngest Irishman to stand on the top of the world.

In June 2007 Ian and his friend set out to climb four mountains on four continents in one year with Mount Everest being the final climb. Ian also took on a charity element, raising $100,000 to build the Mount Everest primary school in Uganda with Irish charity Fields of Life. 14 years later he has built 4 schools in Nepal and worked on a wide range of projects in Nepal, Peru, Uganda and Tanzania.

Ian has developed a multi-million-dollar business from scratch, managed turn around business projects, business development and charity Ambassador. With over Twenty years of experience Ian has climbed Mount Everest to the top, Kilimanjaro 40+ times and led over 150 treks and expeditions around the world. Ian is the president of the US board of directors for the charity Fields of Life helping raise awareness of the Mount Everest school and all Fields of Life’s activities in East Africa. Ian has helped build 4 schools in Nepal and helped add 200 stoves in homes in the remote village of Goli.

From + 40c to – 40c Ian braved his own fears, demons and the mountains. He saved a fellow climbers life and four months after being told he wasn’t the right material for Everest by two professionals, he successfully made it to the summit of Mount Everest. This was a true story of teamwork, drive and ultimately success.

Based in the US and Ireland, Ian has years of experience of managing teams in a business environment. He also leads and trains teams for mountain expeditions around the world and has done so with great success. Ian has climbed Kilimanjaro 35+ times now, aiming for 50 Kilimanjaro summits, he has led hundreds of people to reach their goals in the mountains. A team Ian led to Kilimanjaro in September 2011, released a book about their journey. Ian’s Inspiring presentations will take your audience right to the top of Mount Everest and inspire them to take on their own personal challenges in life.

Ian’s Everest DVD Documentary ‘A Summit Calling’ is one to watch out for and he also has a book coming out on his amazing story. – A phenomenal journey, A story that needs to be told’ – Jim O’Dea Sports and cultural council.

Ian has helped numerous others on their road to climb Mount Everest using his unique skillset to help others achieve their dreams on Mount Everest. He manages his own trekking company, Ian Taylor Trekking, training teams for their treks around the world. Ian is a team leader, motivational and business consultant. Ian is also planning to climb Kilimanjaro 50 times in aid of water projects in East Africa.

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Ian Taylor Speaking Topics

1). Everest 'A summit calling'

2). Everest 'Vision Drives Activity'

3). The Management of Change

4). The goal ' To Dream Big you need to Think big'

5). The South Pole ' An uncharted journey'

Ian Taylor Videos

Ian Taylor Trekking Around The World

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What topics does Ian Taylor speak about?

Ian Taylor is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Inspirational, Adventure, Teamwork & Teambuilding, Health, Authors, Success, Personal Growth, Goal Setting and Mountain Climbing.

Where does Ian Taylor travel from?

Ian Taylor generally travels from Colorado, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Ian Taylor is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Inspirational, Adventure Speakers and Teamwork & Teambuilding. The estimated speaking fee range to book Ian Taylor for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Ian Taylor generally travels from Colorado, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Amelia Rose Earhart, Cathy O'Dowd and Neal Petersen. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ian Taylor for an upcoming event.

Ian Taylor Speaking Topics

  • 1). Everest 'A summit calling'

    2). Everest 'Vision Drives Activity'

    3). The Management of Change

    4). The goal ' To Dream Big you need to Think big'

    5). The South Pole ' An uncharted journey'

Ian Taylor Videos

Ian Taylor Trekking Around The World
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