Here at Gotham, we know the key to making any event shine is a dynamic and engaging speaker who can entertain, motivate, and challenge your audience. We are thrilled and honored to exclusively manage these outstanding storytellers and artists. Find your next source of inspiration here today!

Kai Kight – Violinist, Composer, Motivational Speaker

As a classical violinist turned innovative composer, Kai Kight (he/him) uses music as a metaphor to inspire individuals and organizations across the world to compose paths of imagination and fulfillment.


Paul Epstein – Former NFL & NBA Business Executive, Leadership & Culture Expert, Author, Keynote Speaker

Paul Epstein (he/him) speaks about the power of Playing Offense— how purpose helps us push through adversity to unlock greater fulfillment and mastery of our craft. He shows how you and your team can become more inspired, impactful, and effective to create a competitive advantage of culture where greatness can be the catalyst for growth.


Eva Saha – Host & Moderator Extraordinaire

Eva Saha (she/her) is a professional host, emcee, and moderator. Her natural, warm, and commanding presence, both on and off-camera, has made her the host of choice for a variety of live events.


John McElligott – CEO of York Exponential, President of the Fortress Initiative and the Fortress Academy

John McElligott has always had a passion for helping and improving the quality of life of others. His primary passion has been focused on the rise of third tier cities. Known professionally as a Vision Caster and Technical Futurist, John believes that emerging technology represents an incredible opportunity for all of our citizens and that it is his responsibility to do what he can to expose our citizens to robotics and other technology in an effort to leave no community behind.


Shabnam Mogharabi – Ambassador of Joy

As the co-Founder and former CEO of Soul Pancake, an entertainment studio that creates content about human connection and hope, Shabnam Mogharabi (she/her) discusses the transformative power of joy in helping to live a life of purpose.


Mikki Kendall – Hood Feminist & DEI Consultant

Mikki Kendall (she/her) is a writer, diversity consultant, and occasional feminist who talks a lot about intersectionality, policing, gender, sexual assault, and other current events. She has discussed race, feminism, education, food politics, police violence, tech, and pop culture at institutions and universities across the country.


Michael Lomonaco – Chef & Partner of Porter House Bar & Grill NYC

Michael Lomonaco (he/him) is the Chef/Partner of the highly respected and successful restaurant Porter House Bar and Grill along with the mixology cocktail lounge Center Bar as well as his newest project, Hudson Yards Grill.


Radha Agrawal – Community Architect & Serial Entrepreneur

Radha (she/her) synthesized her methods for community building, peeling back the curtain on exactly what she’s implemented in her successful organizations so that others could do the same.


Mariangela ‘M’ Abeo – Mental Health Advocate & Photographer

Mariangela Abeo ​(they/them)​ is a Mental Health Advocate, Speaker, Podcast host, Producer and Photographer + Creator of the ​Faces of Fortitude​ movement. In just 3 years it has grown into a movement that consists of TEDx and other public speaking events, traveling gallery exhibits, the Face to Faces Podcast, portrait sessions and two upcoming books.