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John Urschel

John Urschel

Keynote Speaker: Former Offensive Lineman for the Baltimore Ravens; Data Scientist, Mathematician & Machine Learning Expert; NYT Best-Selling Author

John Urschel Biography

John Urschel is a mathematician and a former NFL offensive lineman. Urschel attended Penn State University, where he played football and received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics. While at Penn State, he was awarded the Campbell Trophy, commonly known as the “Academic Heisman,” and the Sullivan Award, presented to “the most outstanding amateur athlete in the United States.” Urschel was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 2014, and played three seasons in the NFL.

Urschel is an applied mathematician. His research is focused on numerical analysis, graph theory, and data science/machine learning. He is primarily interested in theoretical results and provable guarantees for practical algorithms/problems, which often lead to new and improved algorithms.

He has published a number of research papers in areas including graph theory, machine learning, and numerical analysis. In 2017, Urschel was named to Forbes’ “30 under 30” list of outstanding young scientists, and, in 2019, published a New York Times-bestselling memoir, "Mind and Matter: A Life in Math and Football."

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John Urschel Speaking Topics

Maximizing Technology as a Student, Teacher, and Researcher

This presentation will explore the ways in which technology has shaped John as a mathematician and continues to impact the way he learns new material, teach concepts to others, and perform research.

John Urschel Videos

Black History Month: John Urschel, Mathematician | Penn State ...
John Urschel on why every child should play team sports - YouTube
John Urschel on Math & Motivation - YouTube

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What topics does John Urschel speak about?

John Urschel is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Sports, STEM Education, Mathematics, Football, Athlete, Sports Motivation, Teamwork & Teambuilding, Diversity, Social Activism, Authors, Business Ethics, Ethics & Integrity, Artificial Intelligence, Technology and Futurism.

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John Urschel generally travels from Cambridge, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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John Urschel is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Sports, STEM Education and Mathematics. The estimated speaking fee range to book John Urschel for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. John Urschel generally travels from Cambridge, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Rudy Ruettiger, David Holloway and Shawn Harper. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling John Urschel for an upcoming event.

John Urschel Speaking Topics

  • Maximizing Technology as a Student, Teacher, and Researcher

    This presentation will explore the ways in which technology has shaped John as a mathematician and continues to impact the way he learns new material, teach concepts to others, and perform research.

John Urschel Videos

Black History Month: John Urschel, Mathematician | Penn State ...
John Urschel on why every child should play team sports - YouTube
John Urschel on Math & Motivation - YouTube
T3IC 2018 Keynote Address: John Urschel - YouTube

John Urschel Reviews

  • We were extremely grateful for the very fast turn-around times! This was an event that had to be pulled together very quickly, and we never had to wait for responses!
    MATHCOUNTS Foundation - May 18 2020

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