Sales is an ever-evolving industry, and it’s important for sales professionals to stay up-to-date with the latest techniques and trends.
With 2023 well underway, it’s time to take a look at the top 15 sales keynote speakers who are making waves this year.
From seasoned veterans to up-and-coming stars, these speakers have a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with sales professionals looking to take their careers to the next level.
Read on to discover the top sales keynote speakers of 2023.
Scott Welle: Bestselling Author, Motivational Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Founder of Outperform The Norm
Outperformers are not born; they’re made. We ALL have the capacity to “raise our game,” and Scott Welle has spent more than 15 years helping people do this, personally and professionally. Scott has authored 8 best selling books and regularly consults with top performing executives, sales professionals and entrepreneurs, as well as elite athletes, all with one common goal: to OUTPERFORM.
Peter Sheahan: Founder & Group CEO of Karrikins Group
Founder & Group CEO of Karrikins Group, Peter Sheahan is known internationally for his innovative business thinking and thought leadership. With staff in more than 23 cities across 7 countries, he knows firsthand the challenges of growing a business in these rapidly-changing times. Peter has advised leaders from companies as diverse as Apple, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Hyundai, IBM, Pfizer, Wells Fargo, and Cardinal Health. He is the author of 7 books, including Flip, Generation Y, Making it Happen, and recently released Matter.
Sylvie Di Guisto: 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.
Connie Podesta: Author of 10 Ways to Stand Out from the Crowd
Connie is a game-changing, revenue-building, sales-generating ball of fire whose rare blend of laugh-out-loud comedy, killer take-away strategies, and interactive, no-power-point delivery style have made her one of the most unique and memorable speakers on the stage today. 25 years. Two million people. 1,000 organizations. Hall of Fame speaker. Award-winning author. Seven books. Former Radio/TV personality. Therapist. Expert on the psychology of sales, leadership, change, accountability, and engagement. Amazing ROI. Plus (what we all could probably use in today’s crazy world )… a Comedienne.
Victoria Labalme: Hall of Fame Speaker, Performance Strategist & Best-Selling Author
Suneel Gupta: Expert, Connecting Well-Being and Performance; Healthcare Entrepreneur, Bestselling Author; Host, American Express Business Class Docuseries; Visiting Scholar, Harvard Medical School
As the founding CEO of RISE, a breakthrough wellness company, Suneel Gupta helped thousands of people build better habits for life and work. Now as a bestselling author and Harvard Medical School visiting scholar, Suneel has taken his mission one step further –helping organizations reach sustainable peak performance by bolstering their people’s emotional resilience. He asks the question, “How can an organization excel on the outside if its people are exhausted on the inside?” Suneel challenges our reliance on grit and hustle, which are also scientifically associated with exhaustion. Instead, he offers leaders and teams new, science-based ideas for the changing world of work –habits for beating burnout and boosting long-term creativity, innovation, and productivity.
Paul Epstein: Former NFL & NBA Business Executive, Leadership & Culture Expert, Bestselling Author, Keynote Speaker
Paul Epstein 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. More than anything, he’ll help you discover just how incredible it feels to lead with purpose and take control of your future.
Amy Trask: Former CEO of the Oakland Raiders
Amy Trask has had many titles during her career: chief executive, analyst, and author. The former CEO of the Oakland Raiders, and current football analyst for CBS Sports Network, now serves as Chairman of the Board of Ice Cube’s BIG3. During her time with the Raiders, Trask was the highest-ranking female executive in the NFL. She spent almost 30 years with the Raiders organization, where she became the NFL’s first female front-office executive and was one of the highest-ranking women in American professional sports.
Carla Harris: Senior Client Advisor, Morgan Stanley
As the first African American to join Morgan Stanley’s management committee, Carla Harris shares proven strategies that have helped her succeed and thrive on Wall Street. She helps audiences maximize success.
Kaihan Krippendorff: Top Business Strategy, Growth, & Transformation Keynote Speaker
Kindra Hall: Expert Storyteller, Columnist, Author
Kindra Hall is President and Chief Storytelling Officer at Steller Collective, a consulting firm focused on the strategic application of storytelling to today’s communication challenges. Kindra is one of the most sought-after keynote speakers trusted by global brands to deliver presentations and trainings that inspire teams and individuals to better communicate the value of their company, their products and their individuality through strategic storytelling.
Michael Abrashoff: Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author, It’s Your Ship
Mike Abrashoff speaks on leadership, managing change, execution, safety, innovation, organizational culture and related topics.
Molly Bloom: Bestselling Author of Molly’s Game
Nancy Giordano: Strategic Futurist, Corporate Strategist, TEDx Austin Curator
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.