Big Think Speakers

Browse our motivational and inspirational keynote speakers on Big Think to engage, educate, and entertain your audience. These top-rated speakers and performers include industry experts, authors, and business leaders who can present their knowledge in a variety of different formats, such as a keynote speech, moderated conversation, Q&A, or a fireside chat. Contact us today to book a Big Think speaker for your next in-person, hybrid, or virtual event.

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Steve Martin
(2 ratings)

Iconic Actor, Comedian, Author, Playwright & Musician

Adam Bly

Ex-VP of Data at Spotify; Founder of Seed; Founder of an AI startup, Stealth

Scott Galloway
(1 rating)

Founder of L2 & Clinical Professor of Marketing at the NYU Stern School of Business

Annette Gordon-Reed
(2 ratings)

Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School & Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

Luke Williams

Bestselling Author, Professor of Business at NYU

Jason Silva
(2 ratings)

Emmy-nominated TV Personality; Futurist; Host of National Geographic Channel’s “Brain Games”

Robert Cialdini
(10 ratings)

New York Times Best-Selling Author & The Foundational Expert in the Science of Influence

Pablos Holman
(1 rating)

Technology Futurist, Inventor, World-Renowned Hacker & Viral TED Speaker

Carl Pope

Senior Adviser to UN Envoy for Cities and Climate; Former CEO and Chairman of the Sierra Club

Gabe Zichermann

Technology Strategist: Employee & Customer Engagement, Tech-Life Balance

Dr. Carl Hart

Professor of Psychology & Chair of Department of Psychology at Columbia University

Tiffany Shlain
(1 rating)

Founder of The Webby Awards; Emmy-Nominated Filmmaker, Bestselling Author, Internet Pioneer & Futurist.

Shawn Achor
(4 ratings)

Harvard Professor, Researcher, Positive Psychology Expert, Author of "The Happiness Advantage" & "Big Potential"

Raj Patel
(2 ratings)

Award-Winning Writer, Activist & Academic

Barney Frank
(2 ratings)

U.S. Congressman (1981-2012); Chairman, House Financial Services Committee (2007-2011)

Guy Kawasaki

Chief Evangelist of Canva & Executive Fellow of the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley); Former Chief Evangelist of Apple

Gary Vaynerchuk
(8 ratings)

Co-Founder & CEO of VaynerMedia

Anousheh Ansari

CEO of X Prize Foundation & First Female Private Space Explorer