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Storytelling Speakers

Narrative Wisdom: Experts in Crafting Tales & Visionary Storytellers

List of Storytelling Speakers

Popular storytellers from a wide variety of industries, among these leading storytelling keynote speakers are bestselling authors, writers, famous filmmakers, inspiring activists, technology futurists, and social impact entrepreneurs. Stories have the power to inspire, educate, motivate, and entertain the masses, and can therefore be a powerful tool for persuasion and engagement in education, activism, marketing, business, politics, and much more. From oral tradition and literature to film and generative AI, as one of the most versatile ways to connect with audiences, storytelling makes up an essential part of our personal and collective identities.

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Curt Schilling

Former Pitcher & 6-Time MLB All-Star; World Series MVP & 3-Time Champion; Video Game Developer & Radio Personality

Ed Begley Jr.
(1 rating)

Environmental Activist & Emmy Award-Nominated Actor

Peter Thiel

Former CEO and Co-founder of PayPal; Technology Entrepreneur, Investor and Philanthropist

Rocky Bleier
(17 ratings)

Former NFL Football Player, Wounded Vietnam Veteran & Purple Heart Recipient

Amy Purdy
(1 rating)

Former "Dancing with the Stars" Contestant & Paralympic Professional Snowboarder

Peter Diamandis
(2 ratings)

Founder & Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation; Bestselling Author; Named One of The World's 50 Greatest Leaders

Kari Byron
(6 ratings)

Former Host of Discovery Channel's "Mythbusters" & Author of "Crash Test Girl;" Director of the National STEM Festival

Bonita Norris

Adventurer & Author of "The Girl Who Climbed Everest"; Youngest British Woman to Conquer Mount Everest & Reach the North Pole

Jim Morris
(7 ratings)

Known for His Brief MLB Career & Subject of Disney's "The Rookie"

Peter Guber
(1 rating)

Executive, Entrepreneur & NYT Bestselling Author; Operating Owner of the 3-Time NBA Champion Golden State Warriors

Matthew Luhn
(11 ratings)

Former Pixar Animator, Story Artist, Creativity Expert & Author

Mark Schulman
(3 ratings)

World-Renowned Drummer, Author, Motivator, Expert in The Secrets of a Rockstar Performance

Molly Bloom
(3 ratings)

Entrepreneur & Best-Selling Author of "Molly’s Game"

Jay Shetty
(3 ratings)

#1 New York Times Bestselling Author, Award-winning Storyteller, Podcaster & Former Monk

Amanda Knox
(3 ratings)

Writer & Activist Wrongfully Convicted of Murder in Perugia, Italy; Inspiration Behind the Netflix Documentary "Amanda Knox" & Host of "The Scarlet Letter Reports"

Robert Fogarty

Photographer, Founder of Dear World; Co-Founder of

Suzanne Collins

Award-Winning Author of "The Hunger Games" Trilogy

Phil Hansen
(4 ratings)

Internationally Recognized Multimedia Artist, Author & Innovator; Collaboration Art Experience Presenter

Afdhel Aziz
(6 ratings)

Inspirational AAPI Speaker; Sustainable & Inclusive Growth Consultant for Fortune 500 Companies Promoting Innovation and Employee Engagement; Bestselling Author; Founder of "Conspiracy of Love"

Charlene Li

Expert on Digital Transformation & Future of Work, NYT Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur