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Rodd Wagner

Rodd Wagner

Keynote Speaker: Bestselling Author and Performance Expert

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Rodd Wagner Biography

Rodd Wagner is the New York Times bestselling author of the new book "Widgets: The 12 New Rules for Managing Your Employees As If They're Real People." He is one of the foremost authorities on employee engagement and collaboration. Wagner's books, speeches, and thought leadership focus on how human nature affects business strategy. He currently serves as vice president of employee engagement strategy at BI Worldwide.

Wagner is a confidential advisor to senior executives on the best ways to increase their personal effectiveness and their organizations' performance. His work has taken him around the world, to the executive suites of major corporations in nearly every industry, to the Pentagon, and to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz.

Wagner is lead author of the books "12: The Elements of Great Managing" and "Power of 2: How to Make the Most of Your Partnerships at Work and in Life." His books have been published in 10 languages and his work featured in The Wall Street Journal, ABC News Now, BusinessWeek.com, CNBC.com, and the National Post of Canada, and parodied in Dilbert.

Wagner holds an M.B.A. with honors from the University of Utah Graduate School of Business. He was formerly a principal of Gallup, the research director of the Portland Press Herald and WGME-TV in Maine, a reporter and news editor for The Salt Lake Tribune, and a radio talk show host. When not writing or consulting, he enjoys fly-fishing, snowboarding, and coaching youth lacrosse.

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Rodd Wagner Videos

A Few Minutes with "Widgets"- Rodd Wagner
The New Rules of Employee Engagement

How to book Rodd Wagner?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Rodd Wagner 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 Rodd Wagner, 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 Rodd Wagner or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Rodd Wagner?

Booking fees for Rodd Wagner, 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 Rodd Wagner, 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 Rodd Wagner?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rodd Wagner 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 Rodd Wagner 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 Rodd Wagner or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rodd Wagner 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.


Rodd Wagner is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Authors, Management and Human Resources. The estimated speaking fee range to book Rodd Wagner for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Rodd Wagner generally travels from Minneapolis, MN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Jackie Freiberg, Adrian Gostick and Chip Eichelberger. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Rodd Wagner for an upcoming event.

Rodd Wagner Videos

A Few Minutes with "Widgets"- Rodd Wagner
The New Rules of Employee Engagement

Rodd Wagner Reviews

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How to book Rodd Wagner?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Rodd Wagner 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 Rodd Wagner, 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 Rodd Wagner or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Rodd Wagner?

Booking fees for Rodd Wagner, 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 Rodd Wagner, 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 Rodd Wagner?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rodd Wagner 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 Rodd Wagner 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 Rodd Wagner or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rodd Wagner 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.


Rodd Wagner is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Authors, Management and Human Resources. The estimated speaking fee range to book Rodd Wagner for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Rodd Wagner generally travels from Minneapolis, MN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Jackie Freiberg, Adrian Gostick and Chip Eichelberger. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Rodd Wagner for an upcoming event.

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