Top marketing speakers play a pivotal role in the ever-evolving world of business and advertising. These influential thought leaders possess a deep understanding of consumer behavior, emerging technologies, and industry trends, making them a vital asset for any organization striving to thrive in the competitive market. Their expertise and insights serve as a guiding light, helping businesses navigate the complex landscape of modern marketing, from content creation to social media strategies and beyond. 

Our list of Top Marketing Speakers not only share their knowledge but also inspire and motivate audiences to embrace creativity, innovation, and adaptability. By attending their compelling presentations, workshops, and conferences, companies gain access to game-changing ideas and practical tactics that can lead to enhanced brand awareness, increased customer engagement, and ultimately, sustainable growth. In the quest for staying ahead of the curve, harnessing the expertise of these speakers becomes an essential investment for businesses aiming to succeed and flourish in the dynamic digital age.

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Jay Baer: Top Marketing Keynote Speaker, Author, and Marketing Entrepreneur

Meet Jay Baer, a truly inspirational figure in the realms of marketing, customer experience, and customer service. As a Hall of Fame speaker and emcee, Jay’s stage presence and storytelling abilities are second to none. With six New York Times best-selling books under his belt, he has solidified his status as a prominent thought leader in the industry. Jay’s journey as an Internet pioneer and 7th-generation entrepreneur showcases his innate ability to adapt and thrive in the ever-changing business landscape. Notably, he has founded five highly successful, multi-million dollar companies, a testament to his strategic acumen and visionary leadership. Whether gracing the stage or putting pen to paper, Jay Baer’s insights and wisdom have proven invaluable to individuals and organizations seeking growth, innovation, and excellence.

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Erik Qualman: #1 Bestselling Author and Motivational Speaker

Erik Qualman, a five-time bestselling author and renowned keynote speaker, has left an indelible impact on audiences worldwide. His influential talks have reached over 50 million people across 55 countries, making him an exceptional force in the realm of digital leadership. Erik’s books have garnered widespread acclaim, with his #1 bestselling titles setting new standards in the field. Remarkably, he was voted the 2nd Most Likable Author globally, second only to the iconic Harry Potter series.

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Victoria Labalme: Hall of Fame Speaker, Performance Strategist & Best-Selling Author

Victoria Labalme is a master at helping people at all levels dramatically elevate their ability to communicate, connect, come alive . . . and win over the people they serve. Her results-driven approach offers a strategic blend of art and business that taps into her decades of performing arts experience: HBO, Caroline’s on Broadway, comedy clubs, television, one-woman shows and documentary films. Her creative projects have received critical acclaim from The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, BBC, CBS, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Good Morning America.

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Jay Acunzo: Keynote Speaker, Podcast Host & Director

Drawing from a rich tapestry of experience at renowned companies such as Google, ESPN, HubSpot, and NextView Ventures, Jay brings a refreshing perspective and innovative ideas to the forefront. Challenging conventional thinking, he empowers his audience with the inspiration and practical tools required to excel in their endeavors with a unique and distinctive approach. Through his compelling stories and insights, Jay ignites a passion for breaking barriers and embracing refreshing creativity to achieve extraordinary results. Attendees are equipped to forge their paths, guided by Jay’s unwavering commitment to excellence that is refreshingly different.

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Samantha Radocchia: Futurist, Award-Winning Speaker, Best-Selling Author, and Technology Pioneer

Samantha Radocchia, or “Sam Rad,” is a futurist, best-selling author, multimedia storyteller, and frontier tech pioneer who combines the mindsets of an anthropologist and technologist. Sam is the founder of Radical Next, a meta-media studio and strategic consultancy creating transformative stories, experiences, and media productions that shape the future. Her upcoming book by the same name, Radical Next: Thriving in Times of Radical Change explores how “radical next ideas” and technologies will transform societies in the decades to come.

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Ryan Estis: Business Performance Expert and Agent of Change

Ryan Estis has more than 20 years of experience as a top-performing sales professional and leader. As the former chief strategy officer for the McCann Worldgroup advertising agency NAS, he brings a fresh perspective to business events. As a keynote speaker, Ryan is known for his innovative ideas on leading change, improving sales effectiveness and preparing for the future of work. He was recently recognized as one of “the best keynote speakers ever heard”by Meetings & Conventions magazine alongside Tony Robbins, Bill Gates, Colin Powell and Mike Ditka.

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Gary Vaynerchuk: Serial Entrepreneur, Chairman of VaynerX, CEO of VaynerMedia, CEO of VeeFriends, & 5X NYT Bestselling Author

Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur, and serves as the Chairman of VaynerX and the CEO of VaynerMedia. Gary is considered one of the leading global minds on what’s next in culture, relevance and the internet. Known as “GaryVee” he is described as one of the most forward thinkers in business – he acutely recognizes trends and patterns early to help others understand how these shifts impact markets and consumer behavior. Whether its emerging artists, esports, NFT investing or digital communications, Gary understands how to bring brand relevance to the forefront. He is a prolific angel investor with early investments in companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Venmo, Snapchat, Coinbase and Uber.

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Sylvie di Giusto: Keynote Speaker and Bestselling Author

Sylvie di Giusto is an international speaker, personal branding and customer experience expert who takes her audiences on an informative, interactive and fun journey that will reveal how others perceive them and thus perceive the value of their abilities, their products and services and their company’s reputation.

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Jon Youshaei: Head of Creator Product Marketing at YouTube

Throughout Jon’s illustrious career, he played a pivotal role in shaping the creator landscape at two tech giants. During his impressive five-year tenure at YouTube, Jon served as the Head of Creator Product Marketing, collaborating closely with the platform’s most influential creators and brands. His strategic insights and support propelled these content creators to expand their audiences and maximize their earnings. Subsequently, during a transformative three-year period at Instagram, Jon took on the challenge of building and empowering the creator team. His efforts enabled a new wave of creators to thrive and monetize their content on the platform. Jon’s dedication to empowering creators and driving their success has left a lasting impact on the digital content ecosystem.

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Bonin Bough: Former Chief Media & eCommerce Officer at Mondeléz International (formerly Kraft Foods), host of CNBC’s Cleveland Hustles, and the author of Txt Me (646) 759-1837

Bonin Bough (Bon·in B·ow) is one of the foremost-awarded marketing executives in the world, the host of CNBC’s Cleveland Hustles, and the author of Txt Me (646) 759-1837.

As one of the youngest c-suite executives at a Fortune 50 Company, he has worked for billion-dollar CPG brands including Mondelez and PepsiCo before starting Bonin Ventures – a growth accelerator that helps businesses of all shapes and sizes achieve revenue growth faster than they ever believed possible.

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Daymond John: Founder & CEO of FUBU, Star of ABC’s Shark Tank

From humble beginnings to a self-made multimillionaire with over $6 billion to date in global product sales and a starring role on ABC’s business reality TV show, Shark Tank. As “The People’s Shark”, Daymond continues to set standards of excellence while expanding his interests in fashion, branding, marketing, consulting, entertainment, and beyond. This industry leader, best-selling author, and groundbreaking entrepreneurial expert has evolved into a highly sought after business and motivational speaker.

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Jennifer Polk: Chief Marketing and Digital Experience Officer

Jennifer Polk is an experienced digital leader skilled at transforming marketing teams and brands, engaging audiences and delivering business results. Ms. Polk is the Chief Marketing and Digital Experience Officer (CMXO) of Feeding America. She leads brand marketing, digital marketing and paid media, and direct marketing to raise awareness of the issue of hunger; increase public empathy and support for the issue through fundraising and advocacy; and leverage digital platforms to connect those experiencing food insecurity with food and resources.

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Jeff Greenspan: Comedian, Creative Director & Artist

Jeff Greenspan is best known for his comedic, political (and questionably legal) street art and pranks. His mischief has been shared by millions online, covered extensively by the press, and exhibited at museums and galleries. After working as an award-winning advertising creative for over 20 years, Jeff rose to become BuzzFeed’s first Chief Creative Officer. Nowadays, he performs standup all over the world and runs Chattabnooga’s “Carpetbagger’s Comedy Night,” a regularly sold-out show that brings together NYC comics and Southeast faves.

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Johnny Cupcakes: Award-Winning Entrepreneur & Brand Hysteria Expert

If your aspiration is to cultivate a devoted brand following, one that sparks mile-long queues and even permanent tattoos, then Johnny Cupcakes is the ultimate inspiration for you. As the visionary founder of the world-renowned tee-shirt brand bearing his name, Johnny is renowned for his expertise in building unwavering brand loyalty, crafting unforgettable experiences, and fostering innovation.

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Morgan DeBaun: Founder and CEO, Blavity Inc., Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, and Small Business Advisor, Host, ‘WorkSmart’ Podcast, Activist and Advocate for Diversity and Inclusion

Morgan DeBaun is a serial entrepreneur and corporate advisor. As the Founder & CEO of Blavity Inc., the leading digital media company for Black culture and millennials, Morgan has grown the company into a market leader for Black media, reaching over 100 million readers per month through a growing brand portfolio which includes: Blavity News, 21Ninety, AfroTech, Travel Noire, Shadow & Act, and Lunchtable. Under DeBaun’s leadership, Blavity has launched several leading consumer summits, including Summit 21 for Black women creators, and AfroTech, the largest tech conference for Black innovators and founders.

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Abigail Posner: Director, Creative Works at Google, Podcast Host, Agent of Change on Culture, Creativity, & Innovation

In today’s rapidly changing world, businesses are faced with the imperative to embrace dynamic strategies like never before. Abigail Posner, drawing inspiration from diverse fields such as advertising, product development, technology, neuroscience, and anthropology, unveils the key to unleashing a profound transformation in both professional and personal lives: the untapped potential of their PEOPLE.

Traditionally, organizations have operated within rigid roles and isolated divisions. However, Abigail presents a new path to growth—one that encourages every employee, from leaders to individual contributors, to tap into different facets of themselves at work. By fostering curiosity, creativity, innovation, and action-oriented mindsets, individuals can become powerful catalysts for change and progress.

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Kim Perell: Serial Entrepreneur, 2X Bestselling Author, Investor

Kim Perell is a CEO, serial tech entrepreneur, prominent angel investor, and author of two-time best-selling business books. She is a leader, innovator, and keynote speaker. Kim has spent the last 20 years starting, scaling, and selling technology companies ranging from $0 to $1B in annual sales. Kim started her first company from her kitchen table when she was 23, and grew it to a $100 million dollar company. She sold her last company for $235 million to Singtel, one of the most prestigious telecommunications companies in the world.

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Tiffani Bova: Global Growth Evangelist, Salesforce

Tiffani Bova is the global growth evangelist at Salesforce and the author of the WSJ bestselling book The Experience Mindset: Changing the Way You Think About Growth.

 Her previous book Growth IQ [2018] was also a Wall Street Journal bestseller and has been translated into 12 languages. Bova is ranked on the current Thinkers50’s list of the world’s top management thinkers [twice] and has appeared on MSNBC, Bloomberg, BNN Bloomberg, Cheddar News and Yahoo! Finance. She also contributes her thoughts to publications including Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Thrive, MIT Sloan Management Review, Rotman Management Magazine and Duke University Dialogue Review. She frequently is a guest lecturer at Columbia University, Wharton, USC and TCU to name a few.